To make sure that at least 20 percent of Black males have a college degree by 2020, we need to move beyond merely getting Black males into college. We need proactive strategies to prepare them to compete at a university that has a record of retaining and graduating Black males.
In Challenging the Status Quo, Toldson and Lewis reveal how states, districts and schools conspire to educationally malnourish some of the nation’s schoolchildren. Their PREPS framework shifts attention away from measuring students to measuring the commitment of policymakers and K-12 practitioners to expand public school students’ access to a certified and experienced teaching force, college-preparatory courses in math and science, and a fair shot at opportunity.
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Angry. Violent. Irresponsible. Thug. Gangster. Baby Daddy. Tired of seeing the same negative stereotypes of Black men in the media? We all are.
"No Place for the Sons"
They are here. They look much like you. Their families are broken. Their families are not. They're in the clefts of our neighborhoods squatting in blight and under bridges. Their fathers are homeless and jobless. Their fathers can't live with them. Their fathers are also incarcerated. Their mothers are sometimes more than present, but yet in the environments they dwell, they also excavate for nurture. Their fathers exist in a composite of memories, imaginings and lamentation over the wait of the ever constant... I'm coming.READ