“Education, then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer
of the conditions of men, the balance wheel of the social machinery.” — Horace Mann, 1848
It is also a historically inequitable institution that caste the vast majority of Black American students to a lesser class. Known facts …
- Black American students are twice are likely than their peers to be suspended for a similar offense
- Black American students are 40% more likely than their peers to be labeled and placed in Special Education programs
- Black American students dropout rate decimates the future of Black America
The facts above play an integral role in the overall success of students as they matriculate through schooling unprepared, undereducated or miseducated. We stand as partners in correcting the outcomes for Black American students.