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)
Download the complete 52-page report.
Q&A: Why (Some) Investors Want More Regulation
As the EU works on rules to protect worker rights and the planet from corporate harm, Open Society’s Jon Jacoby spoke to Anita Dorett, of the Investor Alliance for Human Rights, about how investors are pushing for change.
Lani Guinier’s Overlooked Education Legacy
The late Lani Guinier thought deeply about the intersection between education and criminal justice. Her leadership at Open Society helped pave the way to colleges across the country offering higher education to the incarcerated.
The Prescription for Saving Lives
A person dies every five minutes from overdose in the United States. We have the means to dramatically reduce those numbers. But the medication naloxone is suddenly scarce and prices are too high. What needs to happen next to save lives.