Experience Of Young Black Men Focus Of New Class In Mpls. SchoolsA new class offered at some Minneapolis public schools may raise eyebrows, but the district says it's needed. Last year, the school district created the Office of Black Male Student Achievement to improve the academic performance of African-American boys.
Mpls. Public Schools Look To Curb Achievement Gap Minneapolis Public Schools has rolled out a new achievement program that will specifically address the needs of the largest demographic group within the district -- black males.
'U' Program Aimed At Helping Black Men GraduateThis fall, 10 incoming freshmen at the University of Minnesota will become the first to take part in a program geared toward improving retention and graduation rates for black men on campus.