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May 12, 2021
Inside Philanthropy: From Talk to Action? Assessing Philanthropy’s Racial Justice Response

September 24, 2020
Nonprofit Quarterly: If Young Black Lives Matter, Liberating Learning Matters

July 30, 2020
The Grio: Do America’s cities love Black people? Here’s what the data says

July 12, 2020
Fox News: Addressing disparities in America's education system amid push to reopen schools

June 4, 2020
Inside Philanthropy: Cutting Public Education Budgets is a Political Choice... Bailing Out Children is a Better Choice

June 2, 2020
Center for Disaster Philanthropy: CDP COVID-19 Grants Now Nearly $10 Million to 41 Organizations

April 28, 2020
Inside Philanthropy: Women Face Amplified Risks in the Pandemic. Funders Are Responding

April 24, 2020
Chalkbeat: How education philanthropy is beginning to respond to the coronavirus

April 3, 2020
Inside Philanthropy: The Hardest Hit: Who is Supporting Communities of Color During COVID-19?

March 26, 2020
Inside Philanthropy: In a Moment of Crisis, Philanthropy is Showing its Unique Value

January 7, 2020
Generocity: Who are our nonprofit disruptors and instigators?

December 14, 2019
ABC News: 2020 presidential hopefuls weigh in on public education ahead of December debate

December 6, 2019
Chronicle of Philanthropy: Achieving Justice for All Should Command Philanthropy's Attention in 2020 Elections

July 1, 2019
Vox: The unbearable whiteness of American charities

June 14, 2019
Giving Compass: How to Be a Better Ally – and Why It Matters

April 16, 2019
Buffalo News: Students Can't Learn When They're Not Healthy. Here's What Schools Can Do to Help

April 16, 2019
Forbes: Questioning Big Philanthropy At The Skoll World Forum: Is It Too Powerful And Out Of Touch?

January 22, 2019
Chronicle of Philanthropy: How Philanthropy Can Get Serious About Racial Healing

October 23, 2018
Chronicle of Philanthropy: Foundation Official Wants Philanthropy to Use Money to Heal, Not Divide

June 23, 2018
Washington Post: There is a movement to privatize public education in America. Here’s how far it has gotten.

February 27, 2018
Buffalo News: 50 Years After Kerner Commission, Education Still Seen as a Lever

February 22, 2018
Buffalo News: Buffalo earns 'bronze' on Loving Cities report on supporting kids

September 29, 2017
Philanthropy: Native American Activist Builds Bridges Between Tribal Communities and Funders

August 31, 2017
Chicago Crusader: Left behind and forgotten

August 28, 2017
Philanthropy NY: What Now? From Outrage to Action

August 27, 2017
WCVB: METCO & The Schott Foundation

August 26, 2017
Greenfield Recorder: Justice in education discussed at First Congregational Church

June 15, 2017
Amsterdam News: Brains in Chains

May 17, 2017
Los Angeles Sentinel: Stop Policing Black Girls’ Hair

May 17, 2017
Bay State Banner: Dress code at Malden Mystic Valley Regional Charter School censures black hair

May 16, 2017
The Boston Globe: School Rebuked for Its Hair Policy

April 25, 2017
NewsOne: Our Nation Can No Longer Neglect Marginalized Students

April 20, 2017
Huffington Post: Sit in It: Philanthropy Must Embrace Discomfort and Rapid Change on the Road to Achieving Equity

March 31, 2017
Mississippi Today: Panel highlights challenges, solutions to public education

March 23, 2017
Medium: Putting Students Last Doesn’t Make America Great

March 23, 2017
EON: Words That Hurt Our Public Schools, And Ones That Help

February 5, 2017
Huffington Post: Philanthropy, You in Danger, Girl! Five Things Philanthropies Need to Do Now in the Trump Age

January 18, 2017
The Progressive: What Good Education Looks Like

November 28, 2016
The Progressive: Education Advocacy in the Time of Trump

October 5, 2016
Topeka Capital-Journal: USD 501's Anderson speaks on impact of Every Student Succeeds Act

September 19, 2016
Chicago Reporter: Rising black graduation rate jeopardized by funding cuts in Chicago

August 10, 2016
The Week: Ban school suspensions!

July 28, 2016
Washington Post: Little Rock schools desegregated 59 years old. Now 'we are retreating to 1957.'

April 6, 2016
Education Week: AERA Opens Centennial Meeting With Look at Research's Political Impact

March 25, 2016
The Charlotte Observer: We must attack opportunity gaps at their root causes

March 22, 2016
The Washington Post Answer Sheet: No, great schools can’t close achievement gaps all by themselves

March 1, 2016
Executives' Alliance: Executives' Alliance Foundation Leaders "Ban the Box," Issue Call to Action for All U.S. Philanthropic Institutions to Adopt Fair Chance Hiring Measures

February 21, 2016
The Guardian: 'Got to Go': high-performing charter schools shed students quickly

June 2, 2015
The Hill: DC civil rights organizations fail to represent education civil rights agenda

February 24, 2015
Care2: U.S. High School Graduation Rate Up to 81%, But it's Not All Good News

February 23, 2015
Mississippi News Now: Report cites alarming gap in graduation rates

February 21, 2015
The Capital Times: Report shows Wisconsin's racial gaps in graduations, suspensions, and proficiency

February 19, 2015
Dropout Nation: Build Up Our Black Sons

February 16, 2015
WCBS News Radio, New York: Black History Month: Schott Report Highlights Disparity in High School Graduation Rates

February 16, 2015
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Graduating rates lag for black and Hispanic males, report says

February 15, 2015
Disciples Center for Public Witness Blog: Black Lives Matter: Schott's New Report on Public Education and Black Males

February 13, 2015
The Times-Picayune/ Black male high school graduation rate in Louisiana lags whites' by 16 points, report says

February 12, 2015
Vivelo Hoy: Estudiantes latinos mejoran, pero la brecha educative se mantiene

February 12, 2015
Black Enterprise Magazine: A State by State Breakdown of the Latest High School Graduation Rates

February 12, 2015
Black Enterprise Magazine: Report: High-School Graduation Gap Widened for Black Males

February 12, 2015
The Wall Street Journal: U.S. High-School Graduation Rate Inches to New Record

February 12, 2015
Latina: Great News! Latino Male Graduation Rates Are Improving

February 12, 2015
The Huffington Post: U.S. High School Graduation Rate Reaches High of 81 Percent

February 12, 2015
Montgomery Community Media: MCSP Has Highest Grad Rate for African American Males in Nation

February 12, 2015
Bethesda Magazine: Study: Montgomery County Public Schools First in Graduation Rate for Black Males

February 11, 2015
Gnomes National News Service: Schott Foundation Report: Gap Between White and Black Male High School Graduation Rates Still Widening

February 11, 2015
Education Writers Association Blog: Which States Do Best at Graduating Latino Boys from High School?

February 11, 2015
LA School Report: Report: below average graduation rates for black males at LAUSD

February 11, 2015
Washington Informer: New Schott Report Illustrates Growing Achievement Gap

February 11, 2015
TakePart: Black Brains Matter: Why Are Graduation Rates So Low?

February 11, 2015
Mother Jones: In the Nation's Capital, Fewer than Half of Black Males Graduate from High School

February 11, 2015
Diverse Issues in Higher Education: High School Graduation Rates Between Black and White Males Widen

February 11, 2015
Education Week: Graduation Rates Rise; Gap Between Black and White Males Grows, Report Says

February 11, 2015
Clarion-Ledger: Graduation gap rising between white and black students

February 11, 2015
NBC News: Latino Male Graduation Rates Improve, But Stark Gaps In Some States

February 11, 2015
VICE News: The Graduation Gap Between White and Black Students Is Widening in the US

February 11, 2015
Washington Post: Report on black males’ graduation rates shows that data are muddy

December 3, 2014
Education Week: Education Activist, Philanthropist Gerard 'Gerry' Leeds Dies at 92

November 27, 2014
Las Vagas Review-Journal: My Brother's Keeper's goal to combat disparities within minority communities

November 19, 2014
Education Week: True Accountability: Giving All Students a Shot

November 10, 2014
The Buffalo News: Adult summit ponders world teens have to navigate

November 05, 2014
St. Louis American: Mike Brown vs. Board of Education

November 05, 2014
The Bay State Banner: Ferguson's moment to lead the movement for healthier living and learning communities

October 31, 2014
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Summit on racial inequality in St. Louis area schools

October 29, 2014
PRWeb: P21 and Other Groups Release New Accountability Framework

October 15, 2014
US News & World Report: Coalition Wants New School Accountability

September 27, 2014
The Buffalo News: Conference pairs boys struggling in school with mentors

September 24, 2014
Cincinnati Enquirer: Programs bring African-American males mentors

September 19, 2014
Education Week: Opportunity to Learn Campaign Enlists Preschoolers to Promote Early Learning

August 28, 2014
NPR: Stay In School: Challenges and Solutions to Graduating Black Males

August 27, 2014
Responsive Philanthropy: Parents, Students and Labor Join Forces to Reclaim Public Education

July 7, 2014
Diane Ravitch Blog: The Same Old Miracle School in Chicago, with a High Attrition Rate

June 24, 2014
CBS News: Jamie Dimon Touts Program Aimed at Young Men of Color

June 24, 2014
The Buffalo News: How Bronx’s Eagle Academy helps inner-city kids soar

June 22, 2014
Black Agenda Report: A Perfect Storm: The Takeover of New Orleans Public Schools

June 21, 2014
Daily Kos: This week in the War on Workers: The takeover of New Orleans public schools

June 19, 2014
Huffington Post: Improving Conditions - Unless You're Black

June 19, 2014
Diane Ravitch Blog: New Orleans: The Other Side of the Story

June 9, 2014
Huffington Post: I Am My Brother’s Keeper: “I could have easily been a statistic.”

May 30, 2014
News One: The 52 Percent: What Are The Motivations Behind Black Boys, Graduating High School?

May 30, 2014
Time Magazine: Obama Administration Calling for ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Mentors

May 23, 2014
Telegram: Steering graduates to success

May 16, 2014
The Conversation: Racial segregation returns to US schools, 60 years after the Supreme Court banned it

May 13, 2014
Black Press USA: Mentoring Groups Worry About Funding for ‘My Brother’s Keeper’

May 11, 2014
The Times and Democrat: Brother’s Keeper Program nurtures young males at Edisto Elementary

May 7, 2014
PBS NewHour: How do we help boys close the academic gender gap?

April 21, 2014
Reuters: The right way to help minority boys

March 31, 2014
The Root: 9 Biggest Lies About Black Males and Academic Success

March 24, 2014
Womens ENews: Pushed Out of School, Black Girls Lose Huge Ground

March 14, 2014
Amsterdam News: ‘We are our brother’s keeper’

March 13, 2014
North Dallas Gazette: Obama’s Black Male Initiative Must Address Structural Racism

March 7, 2014
MPR: The challenges African-American boys face in the education system

February 3, 2014
Huffington Post: Obama's Opportunity Agenda Starts with Public Education

January 24, 2014
WESA: The Failure to Educate Many African American Males

December 16, 2013
Huffington Post: Sense and Sustainability in Education Reform

October 7, 2013
Ed Week: Fewer, Better Tests Can Boost Student Achievement

July 23, 2013
Ed Week: How Districts Can Seek to Bolster African-American Boys

June 11, 2013
SF Chronicle: Let School Districts Prioritize Spending

June 11, 2013
Chicago Sun Times: Ceremoney Honoring Black Male High School Grads

June 7, 2013
Miami Herald: Boward Schools Working to Boost Success of Black Male Students

May 8, 2013
The Atlanta Voice: Local Programs Address Black Boys' High Drop-Out Rates

May 7, 2013
Charlotte News & Observer: At-risk students need early, tailored help

April 11, 2013
Education Week: John Jackson: Moving from Standards to Supports

April 6, 2013
Chicago Now: America Has Lost a Generation of Black Boys

March 19, 2013
Good Men Project: Fighting for Our Black Sons: A Grandmother's Perspective

February 25, 2013
South Florida Times: Mentoring Works: Black male College Explorers Program

February 23, 2013
American Medical News: Black Men Increasingly Hard to Find in Medical Schools

February 14, 2013
Democrat and Chronicle: Program Helps Young Black Men Seeking a Transformation

January 25, 2013
South Florida Times: Hire More Black Male Teachers

January 10, 2013
Democrat and Chronicle: Something's Wrong with Teaching in Rochester

January 2, 2013
Washington Post: A Call to Obama to Focus on Early Childhood Education