A Call for Change PublicationsBelow are the Council's Call for Change publications. Please click on the bold link below to access the publications.
CGCS ebook: A Call for Change: Providing Solutions for Black Male Achievement
The Council of the Great City Schools 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: January 2013
Executive Summary of a Call for Change: Providing Solutions for Black Male Achievement
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
Call for Change: The Social and Educational Factors Contributing to the Outcome of Black Males in Urban Schools
The purpose of this study is to bring much-needed attention to the comprehensive challenges of Black males in the United States. Publication date: October 2010