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Why Parental Social Networking Matters at Your Child’s School

Parents’ involvement is huge

I wrote a series on gifted children and, in interviewing Genevievette Walker-Lightfoot, mother of 5-year-old…

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‘Criminal Justice Policy Is Education Policy’

EPI report connects the dots between mass incarceration and low achievement in kids

The Economic Policy Institute recently issued a report that draws a straight line between parental…

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President Barack Obama Was Right About Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

What started out egalitarian now simply perpetuates class divides

President Barack Obama tried valiantly to shift the day’s focus: In 2015, he urged employers…

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Butler College Prep

Chicago’s Butler College Prep Stands Out

Recruiting from HBCUs a key to its success

Here’s a really great feel-good story out of Chicago, a city that has become nearly…

By Robin White Goode

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Black Teacher

Black Kids Need Black Teachers – Or Do They?

At one time all black kids had black teachers—we called it segregation

Studies have shown repeatedly that black teachers have higher expectations of black children (which is…

By Robin White Goode

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Betsy DeVos

Betsy DeVos Seeks Input from Black Education Blogger

U.S. Education Secretary came across as ready to listen

Rhames also spoke directly with the secretary by phone for a solid hour and says…

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teachers

Are Your Kids’ Teachers ‘Highly Qualified’?

Low-income students most likely to have the least qualified teachers

Unlike other highly developed nations, the U.S. gives the most in resources to the wealthiest…

By Robin White Goode

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AmeriCorps

Why Is the White House Picking on AmeriCorps?

AmeriCorps funding makes up .01% of the federal budget

With AmeriCorps and Senior Corps members serving in 12,000 public and parochial schools across the…

By Robin White Goode

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college prep starts

Pregnant? College Prep for Your Little One Starts Now

C2 Education founder emphasizes importance of planning early

But I suspect that Kim would have wanted us to be much more ambitious for…

By Robin White Goode

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Mighty Writers

Mighty Writers Shows That ‘Write Makes Might’

Free program in Philly develops kids’ writing skills

“Mighty Writers teaches kids to think, write, and communicate with clarity,” Robinson told me recently…

By Robin White Goode

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good public school

The Difference a Good Public School Makes

Without much money, Tulsa’s Union District gets great results

What do children who are struggling with basic skills like reading and writing need? More…

By Robin White Goode

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young

Kids Are Going to School Too Young, Studies Show

Delaying the first day of school by one year can eliminate symptoms of ADHD later on

But the results still prompt the question: If starting school later leads to greater self-control…

By Robin White Goode

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SAT/ACT scores

Improve Your SAT/ACT Scores Now

Testive puts college admissions scholarships within reach

Tyler used Testive and improved his score from 21, which is considered average, to a…

By Robin White Goode

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7 Racial Disparities in Education that Hinder Black Children

The Brookings Institute highlights what’s holding black kids back

Elijah may have a future because of the intervention of that nonprofit. But the larger…

By Robin White Goode

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mentor

Girls in Your Community Want You to Mentor Them

Corporate board director Ann Fudge mentors young women in need

Rooted in the Catholic tradition, Mother Caroline Academy educates about 80 girls of all faiths…

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education regulations

Trump Overturns Education Regulations

Cuts state accountability and funds for teacher training

During his campaign he promised to undo much of President Obama’s legacy. And just as…

By Robin White Goode

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Saving Promise

Saving Promise—The National Campaign to Stop Domestic Abuse

Black women are three times more likely to be victims of intimate partner violence

“I come from a family of mothers and daughters who survived 60+ years of domestic…

By Robin White Goode

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college-ready

How to Make Graduating High School College-Ready the Only Option

Spokane’s John R. Rogers High School shows how it’s done

At the John R. Rogers High School in Spokane, Washington, school leaders seem to agree,…

By Robin White Goode

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game

The Education Software That Increases Test Scores

Practice math concepts with DreamBox Learning

What grabbed my attention? “Wealthy parents knew about this,” Woolley-Wilson told me. “We think it’s…

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school

Qualities to Look for in a School—Does Your Child’s School Have Them?

School environment can make a huge difference in your child’s academic success

But what is the right school environment? Especially for black boys, who are more likely…

By Robin White Goode

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How To

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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