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Middle School Matters: Improving the Life Course of Black Boys

For more information on the challenges that many black boys face in the classroom, access videos and presentations from the ETS symposium, “Middle School Matters: Improving the Life Course of Black Boys,” held earlier this summer during the Children’s Defense Fund’s national conference.

The symposium focused on the various academic, social-emotional, psychological, and developmental experiences and needs of America’s 1.5 million black boys ages nine through thirteen who are in middle school and the appropriate educational experiences and conditions required to position these students for educational success.

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