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CodeCrew

CodeCrew Equips Underserved Kids With STEM Training

Kids ages eight to 17 learn how to code

What is CodeCrew? Founded by Egwuekwe, Petya Grady, and Audrey Jones, CodeCrew teaches middle and…

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reading

Your Child’s Reading Begins with Talking and Listening

Want your 2-year-old to be a doctor? Talk—and listen—to him today

All of this talking, listening, and relating replace what for many African Americans is a…

By Robin White Goode

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Can Innovative Education Lower Incidents of Misbehavior?

Poor black kids may benefit from imaginative approaches

I just wonder what’s behind the misbehavior in poor, black communities, and if more challenging,…

By Robin White Goode

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Trump

Teachers, Parents Brace Themselves for a Trump Presidency

The president-elect is everything we tell our children not to be

She said she now didn’t know what she would tell them. She knew that a…

By Robin White Goode

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6 Indiana Colleges to Double STEM Degrees Earned by Students of Color

Indiana STEM Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation to begin in December

A group of six Indiana colleges will launch an initiative to double the number of…

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graduate

95 Different Kinds of Diplomas

Are some just an exit pass?

According to a new report released by the nonprofit Achieve, 95 different kinds of diplomas…

By Robin White Goode

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lifelong learning

Adults Recognize the Need for Lifelong Learning

But many are hampered by low foundational skills

Compared with other countries, the U.S. has a high percentage of low skilled adults, 17.5%—higher…

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Katwe

‘Queen of Katwe’ Is a Must-See

This true story shows the power of faith

But Katende continues to share out the porridge he is providing for the children. He…

By Robin White Goode

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standards

Higher K-12 Standards Lead to Better Outcomes

Common Core helps students make gains in math and reading

The Common Core State Standards are leading to greater proficiency rates, CSS reports. Read why…

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black teachers

The Nation’s Black Teachers Speak Out

Increasing diversity isn’t enough

The Education Trust releases a report describing the unique experiences of black teachers across the…

By Robin White Goode

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I Have A Dream

This Major Foundation Is Partnering with Michelle Obama

What does it look like when children get the support they need?

I Have A Dream Foundation and the first lady’s Better Make Room campaign are partnering…

By Robin White Goode

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Bloc

BLOC Conference to Draw 500 Collegians from Across the Nation

The theme is ‘Building Black Legacy’

Are you a young college grad unsure of what to do next? Or an established…

By Robin White Goode

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college application

5 Tips to Managing the College Application Process

Come out on top by planning, staying organized, and researching what you need

The college application process can get overwhelming. Read these five tips that can help make…

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screen time

The American Academy of Pediatrics Says to Limit Kids’ Screen Time

And when they do watch, parents should watch with them

Do you give your kids your cell phone to keep them quiet? Read about how…

By Robin White Goode

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STEM education

National Day of Action for all Supporters of STEM Education

Contact your representatives in Congress today

STEM Education Coalition calls on STEM ed supporters to contact Congress to fully fund grants…

By Robin White Goode

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SAT

These Students Prove Khan Academy SAT Prep Works

Three students learn that they can learn anything

Three students raise their SAT scores through hard work and discipline. Read how they conquered…

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Generation Z Leaves Its Mark on the College Application Process

ZeeMee harnesses the power of the digital age

Want to make your college application stand out? Read how ZeeMee can visualize your interests…

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Common Core

Teachers Actually Like Common Core

But are the standards too high for immature kids?

Some teachers like Common Core, but the tests remain a work in progress. Can the…

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Green Tech Brightens Future for Albany’s Young Men

Charter school leads the way to excellence

The all-male, 97% black graduates of Green Tech High Charter School in Albany enjoy a…

By Robin White Goode

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This Free Program for High School Girls Is Now Open

Free Goodman Theatre program immerses high school girls in journalism and theater

The Goodman Theatre in Chicago offers a free journalism/theater program to 10th- and 11th-grade girls.…

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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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paycheck

Here’s How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Living paycheck to paycheck can be a vicious cycle that seems so hard to break.…

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