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UNCF Awards to Improve Graduates’ Job Placement Outcomes

UNCF Career Pathways Initiative distributes $2.55 million in planning grants

The rigorous and competitive grant process opened in December 2015 to 87 eligible public and…

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NACME Supports Underrepresented Engineering Students

Connectivity 2020 strategy focuses on internships, full-time hires

We’re adding the career focus to more aggressively connect our scholars to our corporate partners…

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Choosing Summer Camp Early Can Mean Savings

STEM, drama, swimming, and reading keep young bodies and minds in tune

Camp costs may be eligible as a claim against your dependent care account through your…

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Economic Facts Affecting Your Child’s Education | Fact 13

Smaller, better school environments are most effective

There is strong evidence that a variety of high school‑age interventions, most of them targeting…

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Atlanta Gifted Academy a Refuge for High IQ Children

Academic rigor within creative context = a winning formula

The university told me my only option was to stop teaching him and he would…

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Economic Facts Affecting Your Child’s Education | Fact 12

Early childhood interventions yield benefits years later

Targeting somewhat older children, the Tennessee Student/Teacher Achievement Ratio, or STAR experiment, investigated the effects…

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Economic Facts Affecting Your Child’s Education | Fact 11

Wealthy school districts raise millions for their own kids—and it’s a tax write-off

Once state and federal spending are included in the example of Texas school districts above,…

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‘Hamilton’ Star Says Teacher Saved His Life

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 2 - May 6

Anthony Ramos, a star of ‘Hamilton,’ may think he does. According to New York Teacher,…

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5 Reasons This Teacher Loves Khan Academy

Parents and kids like it too

I appreciate that the software is designed like a game, though not necessarily a competitive…

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Why Malia Obama’s Gap Year Is the Real News

Taking a purposeful year off has its benefits

But a purposeful, structured year off can be a meaningful time in a young person’s…

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Identity Is Part of the Curriculum at Eagle Academy Ocean Hill

School creates a web of support, accountability, pride, and self-esteem

“I want to better position them for sustained, independent success,” Meade says. “We’ve created an…

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Youth Digital Gives Kids the Tools to Create

Not just consumers, but technology creators

And we mean really create. We’re not giving them software that has its own built-in…

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Colette Morehead with her adult gifted children.
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One Mother’s Journey with Her Gifted Children | Part 2

Mother of three gifted children raises them to achieve

The director of the district’s gifted program was impressed with my grant-writing skills and insisted…

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One Mother’s Journey with Her Gifted Children

Mother of three gifted children raises them to achieve

He often complained to me about a white classmate that told him that he was…

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Lower Your Student Loan Payments Now

So you can get married, buy a house, have a baby, and move on with your life without onerous debt

For most students, income-driven repayment plans are a better option than forbearance, which capitalizes the…

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Economic Facts Affecting Your Child’s Education | Fact 10

Unequal spending contributes to educational inequality

Some states spend a lot to instruct their public school students; others spend relatively little.…

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The False Promise of Tuition-Free Community College

Low-income students need comprehensive financial aid to make it to graduation

• “Financial aid helps me so much; however, I still am homeless because it is…

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Loyola High School a Beacon of Hope in Detroit

Leaders use faith and support to empower their graduates

“It’s a generational curse. Young men grow up without fathers, and then become fathers themselves…

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Economic Facts Affecting Your Child’s Education | Fact 9

Teachers are low scorers and receive low pay

The pay and prestige disincentives among the best and brightest to teach may pose an…

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Omar Richards, VP of the Black Male Initiative at SUNY/Empire State College, with David Fullard, Ph.D.
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The Black Male Initiative Supports Black Male Achievement

Reaching out to black men in college—and getting results

“Among black dropouts in their late 20’s, more are in prison on a given day—34%—than…

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How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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