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Here’s How the Every Student Succeeds Act Could Help Gifted, Black Students

Gifted, honors, AP, and International Baccalaureate programs may become more diverse nationwide if requirements of…

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Ed Department’s Office for Civil Rights to Become ‘Neutral, Impartial’

Will the rights of black students be protected?

Under the Obama administration, for example, the Office for Civil Rights determined that black students…

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Duke University Student Calls Out South Carolina’s ‘Corridor of Shame’

Schools across the country fail black students with impunity

As education editor at Black Enterprise I am deeply concerned about the flagrant inequities that…

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SMART

Getting SMART About Health and Academics

Attending to student wellness increases attendance, lowers discipline referrals

Sullivan’s principal credits SMART, saying the health center is “the key differentiator in helping to…

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education

A Tech Solution to Education Financing

For those with no credit history, Pay Your Tuition may be able to help

Although I don’t like loan financing and prefer that students look for scholarships as a…

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Bennett College Announces New Leader

Phyllis Worthy Dawkins is the 18th president of North Carolina’s all-women’s institution

The Bennett College Board of Trustees announced earlier this month the appointment of Phyllis Worthy…

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Lawyer Turns Back on Lucrative Career to Teach Low-Income Kids of Color

Success Academy principal nominated for Daily News’ Hometown Hero award

Here’s a really heartwarming story about a successful lawyer who gave up the high-salaried life…

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You Can Go to Grad School

Just make sure you make an informed decision

A few months ago one of my colleagues told me she was planning to go…

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young men of color

Young Men of Color ‘See Themselves as Scholars’

New report by the Education Trust-West identifies practices that raise achievement

“Hear My Voice: Strengthening the College Pipeline for Young Men of Color in California” focuses…

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CUNY Start Prepares Students for College-Level Math in One Semester

The remedial graveyard gives way to math competence 

Over time the math gap becomes a chasm—and for many students one of the main…

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U.S. Surgeon General

Meyerhoff Scholar Nominated to be the Next U.S. Surgeon General

Dr. Jerome Adams is Health Commissioner of the state of Indiana

His ability to assess the situation quickly and to make a decision based on evidence…

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Betsy DeVos

Betsy DeVos Says She Wants to Protect Student Borrowers, Then Freezes Rules That Protect Them

Secretary of Education is sued by 18 state attorneys general

Although DeVos has said it is her intent to protect students, it seems that she…

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college success

5 Tips for College Success—and Greater Well-Being

Gallup shares the best advice from its research

Ever wish you knew then what you know now? Now you can, if you’re a…

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DeVos

DeVos Supports For-Profit Sector Over Students, Taxpayers

The Trump administration seeks to "re-regulate" the effective gainful employment rule "out of existence"

DeVos suggests that what’s important is the ability to pursue higher education including career training,…

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preschool

Harvard to Do (Yet Another) Preschool Study

But will the vast majority of American children ever benefit from it?

Although the Harvard study is described as “groundbreaking” and as having potential to affect national…

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500 Young Men Get Jobs On the Spot

My Brother’s Keeper Holds Success Summit in Memphis

Last week, My Brother’s Keeper Alliance hosted its Pathways to Success: Boys and Young Men…

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Some College Degrees Pay More than Others

Research your projected earnings before deciding on a major

For black Americans in particular, who as a group earn the lowest salaries and have…

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The Fellowship Initiative Puts Young Men of Color on the Road to Success

JPMorgan Chase & Co. helps high school students achieve education and career success

The Fellowship Initiative, a program of JPMorgan Chase & Co. that creates economic opportunity for…

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Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholar Plans to Help Detroit Business Owners

American University scholar acquires skills that will revitalize her hometown

Last year I wrote about the Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars program at American University in…

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Outstanding Chicago Apprenticeship Program Changes Lives

Aon and Harold Washington College forge life-changing alliance to create talent pipeline

The experience has been life-changing. Richardson and the other apprentices—almost all of whom are Hispanic…

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How To

change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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