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White House

This “Champion of Change” Wants You To Make Something

The goal is really multi-faceted. One goal is to help young people to be more…

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science day

Science Day at JFK Features Lightweight Plane

Hundreds of NYC students meet clean-tech aviation pioneers and tour plane

On Wednesday, June 15, more than 300 New York City elementary, middle-, and high-school students…

By Robin White Goode

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HistoryMakers

The HistoryMakers Selects Two Young Winners

Woman of Power is changing the narrative around African American accomplishment

The HistoryMakers, the largest national collection effort of African American video oral histories on record,…

By Robin White Goode

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ESSA

Why Numbers Matter Under ESSA

States can easily subvert the law by keeping their numbers high

Although education has been termed the great equalizer, there is nothing equal about education in…

By Robin White Goode

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American Dream

Why Education Is the Key to the American Dream

The Gates Foundation U.S. Program president writes an open letter to the next President of the U.S.

Unfortunately, a child’s odds of receiving a great education too often comes down to the…

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core skills

The 6 Core Skills Your Child Needs to Succeed

Yes, grit is on the list

One reason why the Tony Award-winning musical Hamilton is such an outsize success (it won…

By Robin White Goode

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nonwhite teacher pipeline

The Crucial Need to Expand the Non-White Teacher Pipeline

Marian Wright Edelman of the Children’s Defense Fund

I hope many or most of them will become public school teachers who love, respect,…

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Career days

School Career Days Can Show Kids What’s Possible

Harlem Children's Zone offers a peek inside the lives of professionals

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

By Robin White Goode

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math

BEAM Provides the Bridge to Advanced Math

Low-income students discover the power and beauty of math, part IV

There is a whole world of math competition, fun, and beauty that many affluent families…

By Robin White Goode

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Gates CEO

Gates CEO Discusses Foundation’s Challenges, from Zika to Common Core

'Threats and opportunities' abound in its global and U.S. work

• “Your health is determined by your social network.”

By Robin White Goode

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College

I Have A Dream Foundation Celebrates 35th Anniversary Gala

To be hosted by Bill Whitaker of 60 Minutes

This year’s honorees are philanthropists and education advocates Lauran & Justin Tuck, founders of Tuck’s…

By Robin White Goode

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public schools

Equity and Opportunity Elusive in U.S. Public Schools

Of all groups, black students fare worst

Across the country, compared with all other groups of students—white, Asian, Hispanic, Alaskan, Native American,…

By Robin White Goode

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giftedness

Honoring Giftedness in the Black Community

A profile of Martin D. Jenkins, Ed.D., 1904–1978

This case and others earned Jenkins a place in history as the first African American…

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black girls

Schott Foundation: Black Girls Matter

Systemic problems challenge girls as well as boys

Problems like unfair discipline practices. Curriculum disinvestment. Lack of support for girls who shoulder familial…

By Robin White Goode

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Muhammad Ali

The One “Fight” Muhammad Ali Did Not Win

Segregation and inequity still plague the nation’s schools

In the news this weekend about the death of former heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali,…

By Robin White Goode

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urban schools

Missing Tax Dollars and Apathy Contribute to Disinvestment in Urban Schools – Part 2

Hamilton of the National Black MBA Association offers ideas

Hamilton of the National Black MBA Association offers ideas.

By Robin White Goode

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Dr. Kamau Bobb Dishes on Policy Priorities of STEM Education (Part III)

Dr. Kamau Bobb continues the conversation about computing and computational skills here.

Dr. Kamau Bobb continues the conversation about computing and computational skills with BlackEnterprise.com here.

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Gates Foundation CEO Pens First Annual Letter

Addresses foundation’s work in U.S. education, global health

She also cites three providers of digital content and tools that support teacher lesson planning:…

By Robin White Goode

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ACES Program Clears the Way to STEM Careers

Grades, scores, not a barrier

I’m talking about the Architecture, Construction and Engineering Students Pathway Program, which is providing diverse…

By Robin White Goode

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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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How To

Startups

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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