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Shell Oil Makes a Difference in Communities Across the Nation

BE Smart talks with Frazier Wilson, VP of Shell Oil Co. Foundation

Shell Oil partners with high schools across the nation to raise awareness about career opportunities…

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Former Teacher Develops Web Series to Save Educators’ Sanity

Using comedy, Sabrina Thompson pokes fun at the absurd inner workings of school

To create the show, Thompson drew on her own experience working with colleagues at an…

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New UNCF Partnership Encourages African American Students To Choose Healthcare Careers

UNCF and Health Care Navigator partner to expose array of careers in healthcare

We want to invest in students and expose them to the rewards of careers in…

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Economic Facts Affecting Your Child’s Education: Fact 3

Early childhood environments matter--a lot

The Hamilton Project at Brookings recently released 14 Economic Facts on Education and Economic Opportunity,…

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For Many, High School Diploma Indicates They’re not Ready

Schools focus on attaining credits, not mastery

The U.S. high school graduation rate has reached a record high of 81%, but questions…

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Why Education Is the Pathway Out of Prison

This company delivers education options to prisoners, lowering rates of recidivism

IDS, the business of Rubin Cockrell, PhD, and Turner Nashe, PhD, provides the transforming power…

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HBCU Student Says ‘Let There Be Light’

Johnson C. Smith provides high-potential students a pathway to success

After losing her way academically, this HBCU student is determined to succeed, and does, thanks…

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Women’s History Month: Nena Ugwuomo, Founder & President of Student Dream

This 26-year-old dynamo helps students turn their dreams into viable businesses

Nena Ugwuomo, founder & president of Student Dream, the first incubator-accelerator to focus solely on…

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Fact 2. Economic Facts You Need to Know

That are affecting our kids’ education

The skills premium–the difference in earnings between low and high-skilled workers–is one of the economic…

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HBCUs Invest in Students and Get Results

Historically black colleges invest in students who soar

HBCUs are known for supporting academically underserved students and getting great results. Bill Gates writes…

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Economic Facts You Need to Know

Certain skills play an important role in predicting economic outcomes

Early childhood experience can cast a long shadow over a person’s life–for good or ill.…

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Music Instrument Drive Helps Students Hit a High Note

School receives instrument donations to help students achieve their dreams

The WQXR Instrument Drive collected 3,000 used instruments last year and provided refurbished instruments to…

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Meeting Bill Gates: HBCU Student Has the Mental Discipline to Succeed

Students from Delaware State University and Johnson C. Smith University visit the Gates Foundation

Two HBCU presidents and several students visited the Gates Foundation to discuss their challenges and…

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14 Economic Facts Impacting Our Kids’ Education

More schooling equals greater economic security

The Hamilton Project has released 14 economic facts about education in America, including student poverty,…

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Top 10 Skills Tomorrow’s Leaders Will Need

They are developed at selective liberal arts colleges, says ELCA college leader

John Williams, president of Muhlenberg College, writes that the top 10 skills tomorrow’s leaders will…

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Meeting Students Where They Are

Bill Gates meets with two HBCU presidents

Bill Gates writes of the innovative work at two historically black universities that is helping…

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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Launches “Dream Come True” Charter School in Harlem

Combs describes the opportunity as "a dream come true."

According to recent sources, rap and hip-hop mogul Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs is set to launch…

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Top 10 Emerging Careers for College Grads

Yes, STEM is critical, but liberal arts majors can take heart

Technology is the future. Must liberal arts majors despair? Not according to this report from…

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These Colleges Are Changing The Lives of Low-Income Students

At these schools, low-income students make it to graduation day

Can low income students make it to commencement day? Yes, according to a new report…

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Grad Rates Increase, But not Necessarily for Black Students

Not all students are making it to commencement

Graduation rates are rising, but are all student groups making it to commencement day? Not…

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