50% of Male African-American High School Dropouts from .5% of Schools

A salient opinion piece from Robert Balfanz, a research professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Education and the director of the Everyone Graduates Center:

Stop Holding Us Back

Among his research findings… 50% of the African-American boys who veer off the path to high-school graduation do so in just one half of one percent of regular and vocational high schools