No Black Male Left Behind: Retention and Graduation

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This workshop will examine research and strategies to assist educators with retaining Black males for graduation. It will examine research that depicts Black males from a deficit perspective. The workshop will challenge educators to be change agents. It will consider the following topics when working with Black males: Brain Research, Gender Roles, Expectations. Finally, this workshop will briefly look at noncognitive variables as predictors for success.


Keywords: Urban Learning, Black Males, Retention, Graduation
Stream: Learning, Education, Training
Presentation Type: 60 minute Workshop Presentation in English
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Dr. John Hamilton

Special Assistant to the Vice Provost, Academic Affairs
Long Beach, California, USA


Ref: D08P0059