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Homeless youth less likely to attend college
A study by Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago found that homeless young people are less likely to attend a four-year college, and those who do often continue to struggle with homelessness as students.
Keeping Black Girls In School (Audio)
Monique Morris, author, founder and president of the National Black Women's Justice Institute (NBWJI), and executive producer of the documentary PUSHOUT: the Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools, speaks with WNYC’s Brian Lehrer about the practices, policies and culture behind why black girls are suspended at higher rates than their white peers.
A Manhattan High School Reframes How Slavery Is Taught Using The New York Times’s 1619 Project
The Facing History School in Manhattan is incorporating the New York Times’ 1619 Project into their history curriculum to reframe how students learn about slavery.
More students are leaving college without a degree
More students that researchers previously estimated are leaving college with debt, but no degree. Barriers to completion disproportionately impact first generation college students, low income students and students of color.