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President Obama’s 2017 Budget Supports Increased Equity and Excellence

Extends conversation about the need to prioritize education

President Obama’s fiscal year 2017 budget proposes key investments in education, teachers and other school…

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Black History Month: Ruth J. Simmons, President of Brown University

29 days of modern black history makers

Ruth J. Simmons became the first black president of an Ivy League institution as the…

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Scalia’s Death May Affect Court’s Affirmative Action Ruling

Some controversial cases could be in limbo

What effect, if any, will the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia have on…

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Education Strategies – Do They Work?

Legislation calls for "evidence-based" initiatives

To understand the value of the law’s approach to evidence, it is useful to contrast…

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UC Davis to Host Energy Institute For Young African Leaders Program

First energy-themed institute of the Mandela Washington Fellowship

UC Davis will host the first energy-themed institute of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, the flagship…

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President’s FY2017 Budget Addresses Student Debt, College Affordability and Completion

The Institute for College Access & Success responds

The budget also includes additional funds for certain groups of students who already receive Pell…

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Black History Month: Then and Now in Education

Charlotte Forten Grimke and John B. King Jr.embody educational excellence and commitment to social justice

Education leaders like Charlotte Forten Grimke and John B. King Jr. pave the way for…

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Supporting Your Gifted Child With or Without the ‘Gifted’ Label

Mom uses resources to keep daughter on track

In spite of ‘firing on all cylinders,’ a young student doesn’t qualify for gifted services.…

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Measuring College Success Rates

Despite billions spent on higher education, the "return on investment" is unclear

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is pushing for clear and comprehensive information to be…

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Send Your Kids to College Without Going Broke

How to search for scholarships, motivate your students, and more

In a Facebook chat and in her book, The Parent’s Smart Guide to Sending Your…

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Young, Gifted, and Black

How one family is fighting for giftedness inclusion

Eight-year-old twins Brooke and Breanna Bennett (shown left), have spent most of their lives in…

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Is College Accreditation About to Be Disrupted?

U.S. Chamber of Commerce urges employers to set up their own certification system

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the latest major player to recommend steps that could…

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5 Higher Ed Issues That Should Be Dominating the Presidential Debates

Do the candidates’ debates lack a focus on higher education?

According to an important article at E-Campus News, the five higher education issues that should…

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President Obama Proposes New ‘First Job’ Funding

Aims at connecting young people to skills training that starts careers

President Obama has released details of his plan to invest billions of the FY 2017…

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What Do Jobless Youth Need More Than Anything Else?

Urban Alliance gives disadvantaged high school students a leg up

Urban Alliance, a nonprofit in Washington, D.C., matches jobless youth who are high school students…

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Judge Greg Mathis to Join 17th Annual Black College Expo

Career and internship component at each venue

The 17th Annual Black College Expo is taking place Feb. 6, 2016 at the L.A.…

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Oakland Answers White House Call to Expand Computer Science Education

Ensuring that all Oakland students have access to CS education and career pathways

Answering President Obama’s call to make computer science education available to all students as a…

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Computer Science Is Coming to a School Near You

President Obama pledges $4 billion in funding

Reading, writing, arithmetic, and computer science. That’s the gist of the president’s remarks about how…

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[WATCH] #HatchKids Discuss #BlackLivesMatter

Kids 'get real' on today's social issues

#HatchKids by SheKnows Media discuss the importance of being a change agent in today’s social…

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Study: Global Skills Gap Widening Among Minority Youths

Math and reading proficiencies are at devastating lows in urban areas based on test scores

Research by the Center for American Progress in Washington, D.C., details how many students meet…

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How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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