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High School Drop Out Rate

One Dropout In Four Is Still Too Many

Gloria Bonilla Santiago | Posted 08.18.2013 | Latino Voices
Gloria Bonilla Santiago

Too many American high school students are falling through the cracks -- and a large number of those falling short are minorities.

Why Thug Culture Is Actually Our Inner-City Problem

John Hope Bryant | Posted 10.09.2012 | Black Voices
John Hope Bryant

And that is why I have called for a movement from civil rights to silver rights today, for this generation of our youth. There is nothing wrong with our kids. Absolutely nothing. The fact is, they are brilliant, and brimming with opportunity, mostly untapped.

Dispatch From 100 Black Men of America: A Crisis of Young Black Men in America

John Hope Bryant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
John Hope Bryant

I was honored to speak at the international conference of 100 Black Men of America, where this year's focus was on the topic of mentorship. This got me thinking about the skyrocketing high school dropout rate amongst our kids.