Thursday, August 19, 2010

 Fewer Than Half of African-American
Males Graduate from High School
on Time, Schott Report Finds
Despite the hype about education progress in NYC's schools by Mayor Bloomberg and his YESMen, our young Black Male citizens are deeper into the School-to-Prison Pipeline. A mere 28 out of 100 young Brothers graduate. Let's not even talk about what those graduates know since they -on average (median or mean... take your pick... either way, it reveals Educational Genocide)- read and do math at 3rd and 4th grade levels. The solution here in NYC and across Black America is in Our Black Hands and Minds-- not some corporate-sponsored hype machines called Green Dot, Kipp or Harlem Children's Zone.

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