Posts Tagged ‘Education’

African-American Male Students’ Transition From Middle School to High School

In her dissertation, Dr. Anissia Jenkins Scales examines structural, academic, and personal factors affecting the transition of African-American males from middle school to high school. Interview protocols and a 28-item questionnaire were administered to a group of Black male students. View the tool >

Best for: Exploring African-American male high school students’ transition from middle school to high school

  • Posted in Outcomes Toolkit

BMA Life Outcomes Dashboard

This dashboard is a central location to obtain indicators that track opportunity for Black males in the U.S.—nationally and in select cities. View the tool >

Best for: Assessing how Black males fare nationally and locally

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California Healthy Kids Survey

This nationally recognized tool collects data on student attitudes, behaviors, and experiences related to school and learning, including resiliency, risk behaviors, and protective factors. View the tool >

Best for: Survey of students grades 5 and above on student attitudes, behaviors, and experiences

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Youth Violence—Measuring Violence-Related Attitudes, Behaviors, and Influences Among Youths

This compendium provides a set of tools to assess violence-related beliefs, behaviors, and influences, as well as to evaluate programs to prevent youth violence. Most are intended for use with youths between the ages of 11 and 24 years, but there are some measures for children between 5 and 10 years. View the tool >

Best for: Measuring youth attitudes, behaviors, and influences regarding violence

  • Posted in Outcomes Toolkit

COSEBOC Standards and Promising Practices for Schools Educating Boys of Color

The Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color (COSEBOC) standards assist schools, school districts, and school leaders in enhancing programs serving boys and young men of color. The tool includes a self-assessment with indicators across seven core areas. View the tool >

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Department of Education: Civil Rights Data Collection

The Civil Rights Data Collection provides downloadable Excel files containing national and state-wide enrollment in pre-K programs, enrollment in AP classes, out-of-school suspensions, expulsions, diplomas, and more. Data are disaggregated by race/ethnicity, sex, limited English proficiency, and disability. View the tool >

Best for: Public education data and making comparisons with other demographic groups

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Exploration of African-American Male Community College Students’ Experiences

Dr. Robin Dabney used this semi-structured interview protocol in her dissertation to discover how African-American male community college students were able to overcome obstacles and obtain academic success, regardless of the challenges. View the tool >

Best for: Interview guide for Black male undergraduate students

  • Posted in Outcomes Toolkit

Kaiser Family Foundation: African American Men Survey

Kaiser Family Foundation, The Washington Post, and Harvard University conducted a telephone survey looking at how African-American men viewed their lives in the U.S. and their outlook for the future. Their views and experiences were compared with those of African-American women and white men and women. View the tool >

Best for: Comprehensive survey instrument across various issue areas

  • Posted in Outcomes Toolkit

Literacy Practices Utilized by Intermediate Grade Teachers

Dr. Cynthia Brooks Wooten used these interview protocols in her dissertation to investigate ways in which teachers enabled Black male students to be successful readers. View the tool >

Best for: Interview guide for literacy educators of African-American males

  • Posted in Outcomes Toolkit

My Brother’s Keeper: Data Dashboard

The federal government, through the My Brother’s Keeper initiative, compiled downloadable tables on a variety of national indicators of life outcomes for boys and young men of color and their peers. View the tool >

Best for: National statistics providing a snapshot of well-being across several domains, including economic opportunity, education, health, nutrition, and poverty

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