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healthier lunches

Want Higher Test Scores? Eat Healthier Lunches

Could there have been a connection between their notable achievements and their healthy diets? Perhaps.

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TV watching

Low-Income Five-Year-Olds Hurt by Too Much TV Watching

Highest income kids not affected at all

How much TV watching will hurt your kids’ math skills and ability to focus? That…

By Robin White Goode

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bookl club

11-Year-Old Starts Book Club Featuring Books About Black Boys

Books N Bros emphasizes the fun of reading

Well, Marley has company. Sidney Keys III, also 11 (Marley is now 12), has started…

By Robin White Goode

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AmeriCorps

Trump Budget Proposal Threatens AmeriCorps Program

Corps members play a crucial supporting role in schools

Some AmeriCorps members work directly in schools, however, making a difference in the lives of…

By Robin White Goode

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beat

Don’t Miss a Beat Helps Students Find Their Own Rhythm

Grammy-award winning musician uses the arts to help young people soar

A nonprofit, DMAB has established partnerships with local colleges and schools to provide free music…

By Robin White Goode

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charter

‘No Excuses’ Charter Network Embraces Social-Emotional Learning

Ascend schools move away from detention and suspension and toward creative problem solving

So I was heartened to hear about at least one charter school network that is…

By Robin White Goode

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black children

Black Children More Likely to be Killed by a Parent Than a Cop

It’s not OK for parents to hit kids, studies repeatedly show

As Patton writes and as studies have shown, spanking—hitting a child with an open hand—isn’t…

By Robin White Goode

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Young People in Our Cities Face Obstacles to Emotional Well-Being

Center for Promise report exposes fear as a threat to public health

“We don’t teach history—young people don’t know about redlining and the policies that came after…

By Robin White Goode

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Chance

Chance the Rapper Against All Odds

Chicago public schools woes a result of apathy toward minority children

Chicago is a major American city, but it’s also one of the most segregated cities…

By Robin White Goode

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advocate

After His Mother’s Murder, He Still Had an Advocate

The work of the Office of Civil Rights in the Department of Education is one of advocacy

Jeffries is a civil rights lawyer and a graduate of Ivy League schools. What I…

By Robin White Goode

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chance

Chance the Rapper Talks Education with Illinois Gov

The Grammy Award winner uses his fame to address a system in need

It’s not every day that a rapper makes an appointment with a state governor to…

By Robin White Goode

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Read Across America Day

Read Across America Day!

Books provide a window into the lives of others, a mirror reflecting our own

In his strip, Yang laments that he and his Indian classmate had no books that…

By Robin White Goode

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social-emotional skills training

All Students Need Social-Emotional Skills Training

Not just those who’ve experienced trauma

“Properly applied in schools all the good markers climb: grades, IQ, behavior, student engagement and…

By Robin White Goode

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black boys

Black Boys Build Businesses in the Age of Trump

TBI Kings are taught to conduct all business lawfully and with integrity, while always creating real value for themselves and for others

“Empowering black boys in the age of Trump is about more than reading and math…

By Jared Brown

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Dorothy Counts

Black History Month: Dorothy Counts and School Integration

But the fight to integrate the nation’s schools is current events

Last week I attended a seminar for education journalists and, among many other things, I…

By Robin White Goode

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physics

Let’s Get Physics, Says No. 1 Producer of U.S. Physics Teachers

New Jersey Center for Teaching & Learning makes this complex subject more accessible

They are succeeding. According to a report by Hanover Research, which examined the results of…

By Robin White Goode

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Racial Assault Triggers Solidarity Among Maine Students

High school has many Muslim immigrants from Somalia

In Portland, Maine, one of the least racially diverse states in the nation, a white…

By Robin White Goode

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Money Matters

Betsy DeVos – Will What Happened in Michigan Happen in New York?

Providing oversight is a key to success, charter school principal says

Betsy DeVos has been U.S. Education Secretary for little more than a week, yet concerns…

By Robin White Goode

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Equipping Our Kids — The STOP Shows How to Interact with Police

This social-emotional curriculum empowers students in Chicago Public schools

That sentence alone needs to give us pause. Bryant doesn’t look suspicious. He’s rather a…

By Robin White Goode

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education

Education Is the Way Out of Poverty

We need to respond to children where they are

Instead, schools should offer a varied curriculum which caters to students who have a range…

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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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podcast

How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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