Research Report Aiming Higher Together: Strategizing Better Educational Outcomes for Boys and Young Men of Color
Ronald F. Ferguson
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Within every age group, there are males of color who achieve excellence. But boys and young men of color remain overrepresented among those who do not excel academically and face home, school, peer-group, and societal disadvantages relative to their white peers. This paper proposes strategies to achieve a person-environment fit that can change dynamics and lead to better educational outcomes for these students.
Research Areas Education Children and youth Families Race and equity
Tags Racial and ethnic disparities K-12 education Parenting Schooling Kids in context Racial equity in education
Policy Centers Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population
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