Examining the Pre-High School Roots of the Black and Latino Male Dropout Crisis in New York City

Aug 01, 2009 | by
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This report examines how the achievement levels of Black and Latino males vary across New York City neighborhoods and work to identify the neighborhoods where the needs of the two populations are most critical. Differences in characteristics of the middle schools and students in the low- and high-performing Community School Districts (CSDs) are examined to better understand the continually low performance of a large portion of Black and Latino males in New York City.