A wide gap in suspensions from last year has the St. Paul school board calling for stricter goals for administrators. Black students make up one-third of district enrollment, while white students comprise one-quarter of the student body.
U of M program aims to improve graduation rates of black men
Ten incoming freshmen this fall at the University of Minnesota will become the first to take part in a program geared toward improving retention and graduation rates for black men on campus. The university has some of the highest gaps in graduation rates between black and white students of any flagship university in the country.