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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’

05/11/14 - The Times and Democrat: Brother’s Keeper Program nurtures young males at Edisto Elementary

05/07/14 - PBS NewHour: How do we help boys close the academic gender gap?

04/21/14 - Reuters: The right way to help minority boys

03/31/14 - The Root: 9 Biggest Lies About Black Males and Academic Success

03/24/14 - Womens ENews: Pushed Out of School, Black Girls Lose Huge Ground

03/14/14 - Amsterdam News: ‘We are our brother’s keeper’

03/13/14 - North Dallas Gazette: Obama’s Black Male Initiative Must Address Structural Racism

03/07/14 - MPR: The challenges African-American boys face in the education system

02/03/14 - Huffington Post: Obama's Opportunity Agenda Starts with Public Education

1/24/14 - WESA: The Failure to Educate Many African American Males

12/16/13 - Huffington Post: Sense and Sustainability in Education Reform

10/9/13 - Ed Week: Fewer, Better Tests Can Boost Student Achievement

7/23/13 - Ed Week: How Districts Can Seek to Bolster African-American Boys

06/27/13 - Chicago Sun Times: Ceremoney Honoring Black Male High School Grads

06/11/13 - Miami Herald: Boward Schools Working to Boost Success of Black Male Students

06/11/13 - SF Chronicle: Let School Districts Prioritize Spending

06/07/13 - The Atlanta Voice: Local Programs Address Black Boys' High Drop-Out Rates

05/08/13 - Charlotte News & Observer: At-risk students need early, tailored help

05/07/13 - Education Week: John Jackson: Moving from Standards to Supports

04/11/13 - Chicago Now: America Has Lost a Generation of Black Boys

04/06/13 - Good Men Project: Fighting For Our Black Sons: A Grandmother's Perspective

03/19/13 - South Florida Times: Mentoring Works: Black male College Explorers Programs

02/25/13 - American Medical News: Black men Increasingly Hard to Find in Medical Schools

02/23/13 - Democrat and Chronicle: Program Helps Young Black Men Seeking a Transformation 

02/14/13 - South Florida Times: Hire More Black Teachers

01/25/13 - Democrat and Chronicle: Something's Wrong with Teaching in Rochester

01/10/13 - Washington Post: A Call to Obama to Focus on Early Childhood Education

01/02/13 - South Florida Times: Legislators Adopt 32 Policies

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Press Releases & Alerts

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

Cambridge, MA, February 15, 2013 - 2013 State of the Union: Partners in Progress - Creating a Fundamental Right to an Early and Fair Opportunity to Learn

Cambridge, MA, December 7, 2012 - National Black Caucus of State Legislators Publishes Schott Article on Girls' Equity Grant Program

Cambridge, MA, November 29, 2012 - Schott Foundation Applauds New U.S. Department of Education Data Collection Method

Cambridge, MA, September 19, 2012 - America’s Education System Neglects Almost Half of the Nation’s Black and Latino Male Students

Cambridge, MA, April 17, 2012 - School district inequities are barrier to quality education for New York City's poor, Black and Hispanic students, Schott Foundation report finds

Cambridge, MA, January 26, 2012 - 2012 State of the Union: Commander-in-Chief — and the Battle for Public Education 

Cambridge, MA, January 9, 2012 - John Jackson to speak at "First Things First 2012" rally for education in New York

Cambridge, MA, August 24, 2011 - Schott Foundation Applauds Bloomberg, Soros and New York City Effort to Improve Outcomes for Black and Latino Males

Cambridge, MA, August 12, 2011 - Schott Foundation Announces $100k in Grants to Close the Opportunity Gap for Girls of Color

Cambridge, MA, Jan. 27, 2011 - Schott Foundation Response to the State of the Union Address

New York, NY, Aug. 17, 2010 - New Report “Yes We Can” Shows America’s Public Schools Fail Over Half the Nation’s Black Male Students

Cambridge, MA, Feb. 3, 2010 - John H. Jackson Chosen As One of The Grio's History Makers in the Making

Cambridge, MA Jan. 22, 2010 - Alfred T. Miller Joins The Schott Foundation

Cambridge, MA, Nov. 12, 2009 - Jabes Rojas Joins The Schott Foundation

Washington, DC, Oct. 29, 2009 - Nation's Education Funders and Leaders to Gather in Washington to Focus on National Opportunity to Learn Movement

New York, NY, June 11, 2009 - Jackson to Receive 100 Black Men of America Chairman's Award for Education

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