This book contains six chapters by various authors about the history of African Americans' contributions and participation in adult education. The book reports on how some African American leaders saw the connection between education and the eventual freedom or uplift of the African American people.Cited by: 22. African Americans collectively attain higher levels of education than immigrants to the United States. African Americans also have the highest level of Congressional representation of any minority group in the U.S. Politics. A large majority of African Americans support the Democratic Party.
Aug 09, 2014 · 31% of black students did not finish high school on time. The percentage of white students who completed a college degree was 61.5%, compared to 39.5% of black students. 1. From 1960 to 2010, there was a marked decrease in the gap between white and black Americans completing a high school diploma. 2 Author: The Globalist. THE STATE OF EDUCATION FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDENTS Over the past few decades, African American students across the nation have made real gains in academic achievement. Yet, too many African American students still are not getting the quality education they need and deserve, and the performance of African American students lags.
The State of Education for African American Students compiles national data on achievement and attainment, in both K-12 and higher education, providing a good starting point for discussions and action that can accelerate improvement and raise achievement for African American students nationwide.Author: Ed Trust. the 1940s women gained the right to vote and there was a migration of African Americans to Northern cities. During this time, birth control education was promoted, community-based education was popularized, libraries played a more important role in adult education, and the field of Cited by: 9.