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Document Number: 11143

Aspirations to Achievement: Men of Color and Community Colleges - If the achievement gap is to be closed between men of color and other student groups, it has to happen at community colleges which educate more Black and Latino males than other institutions of higher education. This brief presents a conundrum: though black males are most engaged, then Latinos, then Whites, Whites are six times more likely to graduate. Among the reasons posited are a lower level of college readiness and a fear that they're confirming racial stereotypes. A list of possible solutions follows. (Center for Community College Student Engagement, February 2014)...

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