On this week’s Dropout Nation Podcast, I discuss what parents, grassroots activists and men — including fathers and uncles — can do to stem the achievement gaps and literacy crisis among our young black, white and Latino men. We can’t stem the nation’s dropout crisis (and overall education crisis) until we address the low levels of literacy among our young boys and men — and reform the poor reading instruction in American public education.
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