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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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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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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…

By Robin White Goode

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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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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…

By Robin White Goode

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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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Dr. Dre Invests $10 Million in Compton Students’ Future

The music mogul gives back to pay it forward

Although at least one online reader complained that the artist isn’t underwriting the building of…

By Robin White Goode

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Should We Take Online High School Courses Offline?

Computer-based classes increase the odds that struggling students won’t learn

Teachers are important, and even good technology is no substitute. When I wrote recently about…

By Robin White Goode

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Teen Scientists Do Real Science at American Museum of Natural History

100 Students present findings of yearlong research projects

Last week I was thrilled to attend the fourth annual Student Research Colloquium of the…

By Robin White Goode

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The ‘I Have A Dream’ Foundation Keeps Making Dreams Come True

Gala raises enough support for 42 more Dreamers

When I attended the I Have A Dream Foundation’s annual Spirit of the Dream Gala…

By Robin White Goode

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New York State Votes to Shorten Common Core Testing Days

Standards remain ‘unpopular’ on the left and right

I’m for high expectations of all kids, coupled with abundant academic support within a context…

By Robin White Goode

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#SadNotBad

When Troubled Students Are Seen as #SadNotBad

Traumatized students benefit from approaches supported by research

Read how 5 charter schools in New Orleans have exchanged ‘no excuses’ for ‘trauma informed.’…

By Robin White Goode

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Black and Latino Parents See Disparities in Education

Parents of underserved children prioritize good teachers, high expectations

The Leadership Conference Education Fund and Anzalone Liszt Grove Research recently released their second annual…

By Robin White Goode

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Susan L. Taylor to Be Honored by Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps

Founder and CEO of National CARES Mentoring Movement to receive Embracing the Legacy Award

Taylor told me that “We are among the most fortunate [people of African descent] in…

By Robin White Goode

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High School Diploma? I’ll Take an Associate Degree with That!

Students flourish at early college high schools

One solution? Early college high schools like IBM’s P-TECH and those developed by Bard College,…

By Robin White Goode

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Where Are the Black Teachers?

Study reveals evidence of discrimination

In spite of the benefits of having black teachers, their number has been declining at…

By Robin White Goode

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Your High School Grad Not Ready for College? Have Them Do This

Not everyone needs to go to a four-year institution immediately after graduating from high school

Not everyone is ready for college directly after high school. College requires an investment of…

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Figure Skating in Harlem Focuses on Education and Gets Results

In 20 years the organization has worked with more than 1,000 girls

Figure Skating in Harlem is in its 20th year of teaching girls from age 6…

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“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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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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