This report analyzes data on 2.8 million students from the 100 largest school districts nationwide. It finds startling disparities between the educational experiences at high-poverty schools and higher-income schools. Students at high-poverty schools are far less likely to have access to experienced teachers, school counselors, college preparation and high-level math courses.
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With the changing labor market and a more globalized economy, a far greater number of jobs require a postsecondary credential. However, many African American young people graduate unprepared for the rigors of college.
With the changing labor market and a more globalized economy, a far greater number of jobs require a postsecondary credential. However, many African-American young people are unprepared for the rigors of college.
For youth who have been incarcerated, returning to the community is a difficult process. Youth must adjust to being back at home with family and friends while attempting to re-enter school or find employment. Unfortunately, many young people encounter major roadblocks along the way, such as lost school credits or inability to find a job.