African American boys have the highest drop out rate in the nation. From the lack of resources in the community to the disconnect in the classroom, it is an increasingly difficult challenge as a teacher to remain asset-minded and identify the advantages that our students, specifically our boys, do have. Take a few minutes this week to read this fantastic article from NEA on educating boys for success.
The National Education Association (NEA), the nation's largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA's 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.