The Urgency of Now: The Schott 50 State Report on Public Education and Black Males
For over a decade the Schott Foundation for Public Education has reported on educational outcomes for black males in the public education system. In September 2012 the Schott Foundation released its newest report analyzing the most recent state reported graduation and school suspension data. The Foundation found that overall only 52 percent of black males graduate from high school in four years as compared to 78 percent of their white counterparts. Download the report to learn more about how graduation rates and school push-out policies affect black males on the state, local, and national level.
The Urgency of Now: The Schott 50 State Report on Public Education and Black Males (2.81 Mb pdf file)
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A History of Presidential Lies
While U.S. President Donald Trump is known for lying, a new book from the journalist Eric Alterman argues that he is far from the first president to do so—and raises questions about the relationship between executive power and “alternative facts.”
Black Lives Matter
A $220 Million Investment in Racial Justice
Open Society President Patrick Gaspard explains the Foundations’ decision to seize this moment to make a long-term investment in building power in Black communities.
Racial Justice Matters
Open Society’s History Fighting for Racial Justice in the United States
For decades, George Soros and the Open Society Foundations have invested in racial equity and the movement to dismantle systemic forms of discrimination—from the drug war to segregated schools and housing to securing the right to vote.