9 Worrisome School-Related Statistics

November 6th, 2017
  1. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, 37% of black, first-time college students who enrolled in 2011-12 were no longer in school after three years.
  2. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, 30% of Hispanic, first-time college students were no longer in school after three years.
  3. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, in 2012, just 6.8% of public school teachers were black.
  4. Finds the U.S. Department of Education. minority students are more likely to be taught by inexperience teachers than those with experience in 33 states.
  5. Says the Institute of Labor Economics, exposure to at least one black teacher in grades 3 to 4 reduces the probability of low-income black male students dropping out of school by almost 40%.
  6. The U.S. Department says that only 30% of students enrolled in AP classes are black or Latino.
  7. from Investing in Preschool Programs, on average, early childhood education reduces the kindergarten black-white achievement gap by nearly 50%.
  8. The Civil Rights Project of UCLA found that, from 2001 to 2011. Latino enrollment increased by 47%.
  9. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, minorities are expected to be a majority of high school graduates.

 

 

One Response to “9 Worrisome School-Related Statistics”

  1. Jean Tracy says:

    It’s clear we need more experienced black teachers who can inspire students to stay in school. Thanks, Carol. I’ll be sharing this.

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