For those who focus only on the negative when it comes to African American males and education, here’s a positive story that turns the tables. For the third year in a row every single student of the 85-member senior class at Urban Prep Academies in Chicago is going to college.
Urban Prep Academy is the only all-African-American, all-male charter high school in Chicago and has received national acclaim for their success rates at this school for lower income children. There are many reasons for their success and you can read more about the school here, but for now we simply take the time to salute these fine young black men and wish them well in their future endeavors.
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