How to help male students stay and succeed in college

Thursday, October 20, 2022
Lincoln Journal Star

The dearth of American males attending college has generated a lot of discussion. But little has been said about another crisis among young males — their struggles to remain buoyant, let alone succeed, once they’re in college. I’ve witnessed this firsthand. As happened last semester and semesters before that, many of my male college students, especially Black males, are falling through the cracks. Male students are showing up to in-person — and even Zoom — class meetings less frequently, and they’re struggling to complete assignments.

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