In an effort to improve the educational outcomes for boys and young men of color, a group of well-known education professors released a report yesterday, outlining a series of state and federal policy recommendations aimed at addressing the issue.
The report, “Advancing the Success of Boys and Men of Color in
Education: Recommendation for Policymakers,” is authored by a group of
male scholars who run research centers at their respective institutions
that focus on researching the educational experiences of boys and men of
The joint report, which includes 15 policy recommendations, calls for
“increasing the utilization of data, partnerships, training and
evaluation” while suggesting that Pre-K through 12 schools and
postsecondary institutions develop equity plans to improve the outcome
disparities for boys and men of color.