African American Male Graduation Rates Continue to Lag

Improved graduation rates still pale in comparison to white counterparts


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From News On 6

The Schott Foundation for Public Education recently released a report that shows an improvement among African American males graduating with a high school degree in four years, for 2010.

Over half of black males have graduated in four years with a degree which was a 3% improvement from 2008. The foundation releases their report every two years.

Although these numbers have improved, they still show a significant lag behind their white counterparts who have a 78% graduation rate in a four year span.

Read more at News On 6.