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Worries About Black and Latino Boys in Philly

By Richard Whitmire — September 02, 2010 1 min read

Zero-tolerance discipline policies wreaking havoc among minority boys, finds task force.

From the report:

The report noted that the four-year graduation rate for African American males is 45 percent, and for Latino males is 43 percent. That "is staggering," Irizarry said. It drew heavily on data compiled by Project U-Turn, the city's major anti-dropout initiative, and worked with the Philadelphia Youth Network to organize groups of students and disengaged youth for focus groups.

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