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Disney Dreamers Academy

How Disney Dreamers Academy Can Change Your Child’s Life

Every year, 100 high school students from across the country are selected to participate in…

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Half of All Black Student Borrowers Default on Their Student Loans

Center for American Progress calls situation a "crisis"

Nearly half (49%) of all black student borrowers default on their student loans 12 years…

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Social Skills Curriculum May Prepare Tots for Job Success

‘Dealing with yourself and others in a healthy way’ is key to flourishing in school and at work

We were talking about the ability to thrive in the workplace and the challenges that…

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All Parents of Children of Color Should Know About Oliver Scholars

Puts youngsters on a path to achieve

Thinking about college has to start early. Allyn says that to be on track for…

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Back to School: Helping Kids Dream Big

Melinda Gates finds students across the country to be resilient risk-takers

As my family and I get ready for the beginning of the new school year,…

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The Freshman Year You Don’t Have to Pay For

It’s free. For college credit. Now.

I came across what sounds like a genuinely exciting and unique opportunity: the chance to…

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Has Your Child Been Expelled from Preschool?

New Illinois law sets stricter guidelines for preschool expulsion

It might have been. I’ve previously written that, regrettably, studies from Yale show that racism…

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Get Your Kids Ready for Preschool Starting At Age Zero

There’s lots to do before the age of 3

There’s lots to do to get your kids ready for preschool. It’s best if the…

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Financially CLEAN Disrupts Financial Ignorance

Equipping the next generation with financial knowledge is the key to lasting, empowering change

The Brooklyn-based organization’s mission is to help young people develop financial discipline and awareness so…

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segregation

5 Tips From East Asian Education That Will Help Your Child Excel in School

Author explains why Asian students start out at the head of the class—and stay there

For decades, East Asian students have excelled in the international rankings. Here are two ways…

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Educare

Educare Lays the Foundation for Children’s Learning

The Ounce of Prevention Fund supports the optimal development of low-income children

“The Ounce focuses exclusively on children in poverty,” Rauner told me. “We home in on…

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The Charter School Debate Continues in Wake of American Federation of Teachers President Controversy

Is the NAACP right to call for a moratorium on charter schools?

I wrote a short piece in the January/February issue of Black Enterprise, the deck of…

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

Honors education programs favor the white and wealthy

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

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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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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…

By Robin White Goode

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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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education options

Improving Education Options for Children of Color

This education consultant is passionate about high-quality schooling

“They need to be taught school behaviors, new norms—and tell them why. I look for…

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high school

Succeeding Against the Odds—Graduating from High School in the Nation’s Capital

Opportunity Nation among those supporting seniors despite systemic challenges

“We need as many voices as possible. Principals, nonprofits, students, parents, and the community all…

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Move Over, Bedtime Story – Make Room for Bedtime Math

This free app adds math and number sense to the traditional nighttime ritual

Summer is traditionally a time of summer reading lists—but have you ever heard of a…

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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