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School Career Days Can Show Kids What’s Possible

Adults from all walks of life offered the students a peek inside their professional lives:…

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7 Top Financial Tips From College Gurl

This financial aid professional provides tips to keep you informed

Don’t borrow more than you need. “You will be responsible for paying this money back.…

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Want a Good Job After Graduation?

Polish writing, public speaking skills

The report reveals that nearly 90% of recent graduates feel well prepared to succeed in…

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How Our Education System is Short-changing Talented Minorities

Good intentions alone will not endow educators with the ability to see potential where they don’t expect to find it

Northern California is not alone in short-changing talented minorities in the education system.

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Union Settlement Prepares East Harlem Students for College

The College Readiness Program has helped 20,000 young people

Key to Union Settlement’s work is providing educational resources and training that prepare young people…

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‘Hamilton’ Star Says Teacher Saved His Life

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 2 - May 6

Anthony Ramos, a star of ‘Hamilton,’ may think he does. According to New York Teacher,…

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Black Enrollment in Single Digits at Gifted School in Diverse District

Sounding the call to desegregate advanced learning opportunities

Although more attention has been paid to black underrepresentation in gifted education, we must also…

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Is the U.S. a ‘Land of Opportunity’? Part 1

The greater your social capital, the greater your chances at opportunity

Whether we look at the results from the NAEP national assessment of students in grades…

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HBCU Student Says ‘Let There Be Light’

Johnson C. Smith provides high-potential students a pathway to success

After losing her way academically, this HBCU student is determined to succeed, and does, thanks…

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The MBA That Won’t Set You Back $100K

Is it worth it? Yes, depending on your goals

Want to earn an MBA but the price tag won’t let you? This online school…

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How To Apply for Financial Aid Without the Stress

Talk is cheap, but college isn't

By filling out the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, students alert schools…

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The Clock is Ticking For Teachers in Chicago Public Schools

One educator's New Year's wish for Chicago's teachers

A Chicago teacher discusses the city’s severe budget shortfall and lack of creative solutions to…

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Amber Cuff, Howard U. alum and former London exchange student

[BE Education Package] My Experience Abroad: London, England, UK

Howard alum Amber Cuff spent a semester in London

London is a wonderful city, even better than I thought it would be. It is…

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[BE Education Package] Despite Paris, It’s Still Important to Study Abroad

Less than 10% of American students pursue international education

Only 9% of American students study abroad during their college years—of those, 75% are white;…

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Buy off campus. Nearly all school supplies sold in on-campus book stores are more expensive than in stores located in town. “If possible, especially when you are making bulk purchases, make the trip off campus to buy school supplies,” recommends Jesse Ryan, managing director at Accounting Principals. “Sometimes local vendors even sell campus spirit wear for nearly half the price,” he adds.

HBCU Grads Have Higher Sense of Well-Being Than Black Non-HBCU Grads

What can other schools learn from their approach?

A recent Gallup poll shows that HBCU grads experience higher levels of well-being–including engagement at…

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HBCU Teams to Compete at TechConneXt Summit Hackathon

Teams from Morgan State, Howard, Johnson C. Smith, Spelman and Bethune Cookman to develop personal finance app

Teams from HBCUs will compete at the BE Hackathon during the Black Enterprise TechConneXt Summit…

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[REPORT] Students Who Use Tech in School Don’t Fare Better

Excellent teaching still key to student learning

Blending Learning, a newsletter of the Hechinger Report, cites a report which states that students…

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LeBron James Expands Education Program to Help Adults in His Hometown Earn Their GED

NBA superstar offers educational support to the parents of children enrolled in his program

LeBron James Family Foundation helps parents with children enrolled in the program earn their GED.

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Hands-on Program Helps Underserved Black and Latino Boys Go to Selective Colleges

New York City's Urban Ambassadors program seems to be getting good results

Urban Ambassadors targets underserved black and Latino boys and prepares them for college. It draws…

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100,000 Opportunities Initiative Touches Down in Chicago

An ‘historic moment’ for disconnected youth

Led by Starbucks, 100,000 Opportunities Initiative launched in Chicago at an Opportunity Fair & Forum…

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How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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