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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…

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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…

By Robin White Goode

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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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healthier lunches

Want Higher Test Scores? Eat Healthier Lunches

A new study shows that it really does matter what your child eats

Could there have been a connection between their notable achievements and their healthy diets? Perhaps.

By Robin White Goode

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TV watching

Low-Income Five-Year-Olds Hurt by Too Much TV Watching

Highest income kids not affected at all

How much TV watching will hurt your kids’ math skills and ability to focus? That…

By Robin White Goode

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bookl club

11-Year-Old Starts Book Club Featuring Books About Black Boys

Books N Bros emphasizes the fun of reading

Well, Marley has company. Sidney Keys III, also 11 (Marley is now 12), has started…

By Robin White Goode

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AmeriCorps

Trump Budget Proposal Threatens AmeriCorps Program

Corps members play a crucial supporting role in schools

Some AmeriCorps members work directly in schools, however, making a difference in the lives of…

By Robin White Goode

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beat

Don’t Miss a Beat Helps Students Find Their Own Rhythm

Grammy-award winning musician uses the arts to help young people soar

A nonprofit, DMAB has established partnerships with local colleges and schools to provide free music…

By Robin White Goode

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charter

‘No Excuses’ Charter Network Embraces Social-Emotional Learning

Ascend schools move away from detention and suspension and toward creative problem solving

So I was heartened to hear about at least one charter school network that is…

By Robin White Goode

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black children

Black Children More Likely to be Killed by a Parent Than a Cop

It’s not OK for parents to hit kids, studies repeatedly show

As Patton writes and as studies have shown, spanking—hitting a child with an open hand—isn’t…

By Robin White Goode

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Young People in Our Cities Face Obstacles to Emotional Well-Being

Center for Promise report exposes fear as a threat to public health

“We don’t teach history—young people don’t know about redlining and the policies that came after…

By Robin White Goode

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Chance

Chance the Rapper Against All Odds

Chicago public schools woes a result of apathy toward minority children

Chicago is a major American city, but it’s also one of the most segregated cities…

By Robin White Goode

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advocate

After His Mother’s Murder, He Still Had an Advocate

The work of the Office of Civil Rights in the Department of Education is one of advocacy

Jeffries is a civil rights lawyer and a graduate of Ivy League schools. What I…

By Robin White Goode

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chance

Chance the Rapper Talks Education with Illinois Gov

The Grammy Award winner uses his fame to address a system in need

It’s not every day that a rapper makes an appointment with a state governor to…

By Robin White Goode

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How To

3 (Non-Creepy) Ways to Follow-up After a Networking Event

If you’ve ever exchanged contact information at a networking event, then waited too long to…

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women in business

How Women in Business Can Help Other Women Break Barriers

Considering women of color are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the United States, BlackEnterprise.com…

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