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For Boys of Color, 'Complex Web' of Obstacles Hinder Success

 


Black, Latino, and Native American males face a complex web of circumstances that can explain why they are overrepresented among students with low grades, low test scores, and a high incidence of disciplinary problems, according to a new report from the Urban Institute.

Relying heavily on student interviews, the report, titled "Aiming Higher," paints a portrait of a socially vulnerable group of students facing a systemic predicament, beginning at birth, that puts them at "risk for underperformance in school and life."

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2016/05/18/for-boys-of-color-complex-web-of.html

 

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