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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:…

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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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teachers

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.

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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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The Math Lady Pivots in Response to the New SAT

Her mission? To help you get over your fear of math

“I have done a comparison and seen quantifiable proof of an increase of 50 points…

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The Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color Celebrates Its 10th Year

COSEBOC’s Gathering of Leaders edifies and educates

Ron Walker, executive director of the Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color, says the…

By Robin White Goode

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White House Rolls Out Summer and Year-round Jobs for Youth

$21 million in grants to be invested

Summer opportunities have been shown to divert youth from criminal involvement and reduce overall violence…

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We Need Better Ways to Predict Student Success

Dominque Jordan Turner of Chicago Scholars explains

Employers and institutions of higher education clearly believe that measurements like ACT scores and grade…

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[Op-Ed] Why We Need To Support LGBT Youth in Schools

Millions of students are victims of bullying each school year, too many LGBT youth live in fear

For too many youth, the most memorable moments of the school day are not about…

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GAO Report Cites Evidence of Growing Isolation, Disparities in Education

On the anniversary of Brown, we have a long way to go

• Less than half of these schools offered AP math courses, compared to the availability of…

By Robin White Goode

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National Black Child Development Week May 16 – May 21

Advocates across the country launch week of action to mobilize and empower families

NBCDW’s intent is to raise awareness around the need for early learning centers and schools…

By Robin White Goode

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Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
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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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