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Ron Walker Awarded: 2015 Cambridge NAACP, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drum Major for Education Award

COSEBOC is honored to share that Ron Walker has been selected by the Officers and Executive Board of the Cambridge...
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This American Life: Is this Working?

This week's This American Life on public radio was right in the COSEBOC wheelhouse, a series of related stories on: behavior management...
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Education Dive interview with Ron Walker: Boys of color still ‘woefully behind’ in the classroom.

This is an excerpt from Education Dive's interview with Ron Walker, "COSEBOC director: Boys of color still 'woefully behind' in the classroom."...
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Dare To Be King: What if The Prince Lives? A Survival Manual for African American Males

“Until we engage children, youth and families are around serious survival and developmental needs we will continue to see senseless...
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Hip-Hop(e): Roberto Rivera at TEDx Grand Rapids

COSEBOC is proud to share this TEDx talk by one of our recent Gathering presenters, Roberto Rivera, President/Co-Founder of The...
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The Current Civil Rights Challenge in Our Nation’s Schools

March 21, 2014: Today, the United States Department of Education Office of Civil Rights released its civil rights data analysis from the 2011-2012...
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Announcement: Ron Walker to be awarded the Liberating Vision Award

The Greater Boston Section of the National Council of Negro Women (website) will award the Liberating Vision Award to COSEBOC Executive Director,...
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Boys and Young Men of Color are Natural Resources

For many people who do business of one sort another, frequent travel across this great nation may be routine. Recently,...
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Announcement from President Barack Obama: The launch of My Brother’s Keeper

February 27, 2014: As you are surely aware by now, this has been an historic week for the field of black...
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COSEBOC Director Walker Presents to Cities United Convening of Mayors

Friday, February 28, 2014: COSEBOC Executive Director Ron Walker is a featured workshop presenter at today’s Cities United conference in New...
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What if My Trayvon Came Home? Protest without Protection, Affection, and Correction is Miseducation

Let’s say your Black son comes home one night, scared, out of breath from running. He tells you that some...
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Congratulations to the 2013 COSEBOC School Award winners!

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2nd annual COSEBOC School Awards: Best Academy in Minneapolis, Minnesota  Devonshire Elementary...
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President Obama’s 2014 Budget Signals the Importance of Education

On April 10th, President Obama released his Fiscal Year 2014 Budget. Overall, for education, it’s good news. The Administration is...
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132,000 Black Men and Boys Are Too Precious to Lose

The gun violence issue most keenly affects black men in America. While black males are 6 percent of the United...
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Give boys a chance to learn alone: The many benefits of a single-gender education

In September, the Eagle Academy Foundation will open a new school in Harlem: a school for boys only, from grades...
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Seeing potential and talent where others see misbehavior and disrespect

During a recent site visit to our Mississippi Leadership Academy, I had the good fortune of meeting 5 year Kaiden Johnson...
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California Introduces New Legislation to Support Education and Career Pathways

California State Senate has introduced new legislation that will provide more career-oriented curriculum and training for California students by enhancing the...
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New Report Analyzes Mayoral Control of School Systems

The Center for American Progress (CAP) has a released a new report, "Mayoral Governance and Student Achievement: How Mayor-Led Districts Are Improving...
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There goes our Young, Gifted and Literate

Imagine with me for a minute that every high school graduating class from this point forward has all young men...
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Running a Three-Legged Race with Poverty

A solid education that prepares a student for college and careers makes a huge life difference for a boy of...
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