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Back to School: Helping Kids Dream Big

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…

By Robin White Goode

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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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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…

By Robin White Goode

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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…

By Robin White Goode

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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…

By Robin White Goode

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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…

By Robin White Goode

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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…

By Robin White Goode

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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…

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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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…

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…

By Robin White Goode

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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…

By Robin White Goode

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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…

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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…

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After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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