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6/2/15 - The Hill: DC civil rights organizations fail to represent education civil rights agenda

2/16/15 - Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Graduating rates lag for black and Hispanic males, report says

2/12/15 - Black Enterprise Magazine: Report: High-School Graduation Gap Widened for Black Males

2/12/15- The Wall Street Journal: U.S. High-School Graduation Rate Inches to New Record

2/11/15 - TakePart: Black Brains Matter: Why Are Graduation Rates So Low?

2/11/15 - Mother Jones: In the Nation's Capital, Fewer than Half of Black Males Graduate from High School

2/11/15 - Clarion-Ledger: Graduation gap rising between white and black students

2/11/15 - NBC News: Latino Male Graduation Rates Improve, But Stark Gaps In Some States

2/11/15 - VICE News: The Graduation Gap Between White and Black Students Is Widening in the US

2/11/15 - Washington Post: Report on black males’ graduation rates shows that data are muddy

11/19/14 - Education Week: True Accountability: Giving All Students a Shot

11/05/14 - St. Louis American: Mike Brown vs. Board of Education

11/05/14 - The Bay State Banner: Ferguson's moment to lead the movement for healthier living and learning communities

9/19/14 - Education Week: Opportunity to Learn Campaign Enlists Preschoolers to Promote Early Learning

08/28/14 - NPR: Stay In School: Challenges and Solutions to Graduating Black Males

08/27/14 - Responsive Philanthropy: Parents, Students and Labor Join Forces to Reclaim Public Education 

07/07/14 - Diane Ravitch BlogThe Same Old Miracle School in Chicago, with a High Attrition Rate

06/24/14 - CBS News: Jamie Dimon Touts Program Aimed at Young Men of Color

06/24/14 - Black Agenda ReportA Perfect Storm: The Takeover of New Orleans Public Schools

06/22/14 - The Buffalo News: How Bronx’s Eagle Academy helps inner-city kids soar

06/21/14 - Daily Kos: This week in the War on Workers: The takeover of New Orleans public schools

06/19/14 - Huffington Post: Improving Conditions - Unless You're Black

06/19/14 - Diane Ravitch Blog: New Orleans: The Other Side of the Story

06/09/14 - Huffington Post: I Am My Brother’s Keeper: “I could have easily been a statistic.”

05/30/14 - News One: The 52 Percent: What Are The Motivations Behind Black Boys, Graduating High School?

05/30/14 - Time Magazine: Obama Administration Calling for ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Mentors

05/23/14 - Telegram: Steering graduates to success

05/16/14 - The Conversation: Racial segregation returns to US schools, 60 years after the Supreme Court banned it

05/13/14 - Black Press USA: Mentoring Groups Worry About Funding for ‘My Brother’s Keeper’

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Press Releases & Alerts

Cambridge, MA, May 21, 2015 - Edgar Villanueva Joins the Schott Foundation as Vice President of Programs and Advocacy

Cambridge, MA, February 11, 2015 - Report: Gap Between Black and White Male High School Graduation Rates Still Widening

Cambridge, MA, December 5, 2014 - Remembering Gerry Leeds, 1922 - 2014

Cambridge, MA, October 28, 2014 - Heidi M. Brooks Joins the Schott Foundation as Chief Operating Officer

Cambridge, MA, February 27, 2014 - Schott Supports President’s Obama’s Launch of the "My Brother’s Keeper" Initiative

Cambridge, MA, January 30, 2014 - 2014 State of the Union: Obama’s Opportunity Agenda Starts with Public Education

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