- Key findings
This study explores delinquency related factors that have a relationship with educational outcomes for Black males. The findings suggest that reducing behaviors associated with delinquency improves academic performance across all races.
Across all racial groups, good academic performance is related to fewer experiences with bullying, fighting, and weapon use. Tweet
Feeling safe at school is associated with improved academic functioning, and Black students across levels of academic achievement generally feel less safe than white students. Tweet
Black students were less likely to report being bullied or carrying a weapon, and more likely to report fighting and feeling unsafe at school. Tweet
Schools and neighborhoods should enact policies that build connections between schools and communities to improve feelings of security. Tweet
- Published by
- Journal of African American Males in Education