Getting Schooled: African-Americans and Education

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  • The Consensus
  • How Are Blacks Faring in High School?
  • High School Graduation Rate for Black Males
  • Black Males: From High School to Higher Education
  • College Graduation Rates in Black and White
  • 080113 national college classroom students racial equality
  • Males vs. Females: College Graduation Rates
  • What Does This Mean for Historically Black Colleges and Universities?
  • How Much Does College Cost?
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  • Factors for Low College Enrollment Rates
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  • Michelle Obama’s Education Initiative
  • The Obama Education Initiative

High School Graduation Rate for Black Males

Black males have lower performance rates in high school than white males. Of Black males who entered the 9th grade in the 2006–07 school year, 52 percent graduated in four years, compared with 78 percent of white males.

(Photo: Pablo Alcala/Lexington Herald-Leader/ MCT /LANDOV)

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