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You Need Math Awareness—Here’s Why

Collaboration, decomposing numbers, and pattern recognition are key to developing numeracy skills

Yet math competence is rewarded handsomely: According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics as reported…

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Top Teen Volunteers Show Can-Do Spunk

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards and the NASSP recognize youth volunteerism

Harmonie Frederick, an irrepressible 11-year-old volunteer from Columbia, South Carolina, has been named one of…

By Robin White Goode

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Howard’s Very Own Displays Brilliance and Entrepreneurship

Prominent HBCU hosts third annual business summit

What do bad and boogie, innovation, and Fifth Avenue fashion have in common? All were…

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College Senior Born on Mother’s Day Now Saves Mothers

Student’s work addresses maternal mortality rate in Texas

Dominique Earland wasn’t just born on Mother’s Day—in a sense her birthright became her destiny.…

By Robin White Goode

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DeVos

The Best Twitter Reactions to the Uproar over DeVos’ Commencement Speech at B-CU

Black Twitter stood in solidarity with the students who protested during Betsy DeVos' commencement speech at Bethune-Cookman University

Graduates at the HBCU heckled and turned their backs towards DeVos. Meanwhile, the hashtag #BackstoDeVos…

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High School Seniors Still Leaving Money on the Table

To increase FAFSA submissions, studies show that students need explicit guidance to navigate the paperwork

The most important of these prompts? Urging students to set aside a specific date and…

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Coaching as an Addendum to College

Helping some students find their way

“Education is very important, but it does not prepare students to make career choices or…

By Robin White Goode

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Harvard

Here’s Why Black Harvard Students Are Holding Their Own Graduation Ceremony

"This is not about segregation."

Black members of the class of 2017 decided to form an individual ceremony. It’s the…

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Viola Davis Reads Children’s Book for Online Video

Researchers say quality screen time for kids is OK

Last month, in honor of Jazz Appreciation Month (or JAM, get it?), Academy Award winner…

By Robin White Goode

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Teacher

‘Hamilton’ Star Says Teacher Saved His Life

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 7 - May 12

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

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Oliver Scholars Changes Lives

Scholarship. Leadership. Service.

When Richards was in the seventh grade, a teacher recognized his promise and recommended him…

By Robin White Goode

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Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj Helps Pay For Her Fans to Go to College

In need of a few extra dollars to pay for college? You may want to tweet at Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj sporadically decided to help over a dozen of her Twitter fans pay their…

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Let Girls Learn – No – Well, OK, We Think

The Trump administration is as usual unclear—but not about school lunches

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After a flurry of reports Tuesday afternoon announcing the immediate end of Let…

By Robin White Goode

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Black Families Bear Greatest College Cost Burden

The Institute for College Access & Success reveals higher costs for lower-income families

Of black college students, 64% come from families that earn less than $30,000.

By Robin White Goode

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HP Announces Business Challenge Program with HBCUs

Part of its efforts to improve diversity and inclusion in hiring

“We need to reinvent a standard for diversity and recognize the ingrained and subtle biases…

By Robin White Goode

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HBCU Student Among the 8 Black Truman Scholars

Students plan to be leaders in public service

The organization selects young people who are committed to leadership in public service and supports…

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Selective Colleges Enroll Few Pell Grant Recipients

Georgetown Center finds that elite colleges can do more to enroll low income students

According to new analysis from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, the…

By Robin White Goode

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10 Ways Anyone Can Save Money in College

Jar budgets, student discounts and more strategies.

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Today, it is imperative for students to graduate college with the least amount…

By Kevin Y. Brown

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Upward Bound Programs in Jeopardy Because of Minor Errors

Department of Education rejects applications without a way to appeal

Because of such niggling, technical oversights, Upward Bound programs serving more than 2,000 students at…

By Robin White Goode

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School Loan Payments Got You Down?

The Employer Participation in Repayment Act may incentivize your employer to help

Millennials currently make up a third of the American workforce, and that number is quickly…

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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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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