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How Oakland's public schools are fighting to save black boys

07/15/14 07:22AM

OAKLAND, California— The bleak statistics for black boys here are like lyrics to a sad song that everyone’s tired of hearing but no one knows how to mute.Too many live in poverty. Almost a third will drop out or be pushed out of school. And in recent years they are as likely to be shot to death as they are to graduate from high school college-ready. read more