Publications on Black Male Achievement
Below are the Council's latest publications on Black Male Achievement. Please click on the bold link below to access the publications.
In October 2010, the Council of the Great City Schools released a major report on the academic status of African American males, A Call for Change: The Social and Educational Factors Contributing to the Outcomes of Black Males in Urban Schools. The Council then commissioned a series of solution briefs from some of the nation’s leading scholars and expertsto help us think through an effective set of strategies to address the academic needs of African American males. This e-book is a compilation ofthose papers. Publication Date: October 2012
In this document, members of the nation’s leading urban school districts, academics and scholars and community activists, outline the steps that schools must take to increase African American male access to rigorous core instruction, elevate the quality of education, strengthen personal and social supports needed to bolster young black males’ achievement, and overturn the low expectations that were born of one group’s misbegotten sense of superiority over another. Publication date: October 2012
A Call for Change: The Social and Educational Factors Contributing to the Outcome of Black Males in Urban Schools
This report presents stark data on the differences between black and white academic and social achievement from the cradle to adulthood,describing "comprehensive challenges" facing African-American males nationwide and in the major cities. Publication date: October 2010