Nearly half of young men of color age 15 to 24 who graduate from high school will end up unemployed, incarcerated or dead, according to the College Board. This jarring statistic is just one of many highlighted in two new reports released by the College Board Advocacy & Policy Center at an event held in collaboration with the Harvard University’s W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research in Cambridge, Mass.. The reports, The Educational Experience of Young Men of Color: A Review of Research, Pathways and Progress and Capturing the Student Voice, are especially relevant given the need for these young men to attain postsecondary degrees if the nation’s economy is to thrive and compete globally…

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