Moving the Needle: Exploring Key Levers to Boost College Readiness Among Black and Latino Males in New York City

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July 2013

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Improving college readiness rates, especially for young men of color, requires an understanding of the challenges they face, and of the levers that might serve to increase college readiness and enrollment. Moving the Needle speaks to both issues by examining the trajectory of Black and Latino males on their path to college and zeroing in on points along that path where schools might effectively intervene. The report describes college-related outcomes and other indicators that help predict college readiness for Black and Latino male students over time, and discusses key contextual factors that underlie these educational outcomes.