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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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NASA

‘Hidden Figures’–Don’t Just See the Movie, Read the Book!

Reading this book opens a window into a different time and place

I saw the movie, and it’s great—but reading the book is a much richer experience.…

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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Internship

Got an Internship? Now Is the Time to Apply

March is the month to secure a summer placement

Shortly after Christmas my son applied for an internship at a financial services company. We…

By Robin White Goode

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graduate

The Point of Going to College Is to Graduate

Some schools do a much better job than others, Ed Trust report shows

The 22% gap between college completion rates of black students and white students doesn’t necessarily…

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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Valerie Smith

Valerie Smith, the First Black President of Swarthmore College

‘We attract students who are curious about the world, themselves, ideas, and people’

Smith says the school recognized the importance of building an inclusive community once an investment…

By Robin White Goode

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Leadership

Hampton’s President Harvey Writes Principles of Leadership

He can criticize The Quad because he knows what principled leadership looks like

His new book, Principles of Leadership, written in response to the many who have asked…

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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high school

What Black Students Need to Know About Paying for College

At the inaugural BE HBCU Summit, education experts shared tools and tips to help black students finance their education

UNCF Senior Vice President Larry Griffith shared the “4 Knows” that parents and black students…

By Selena Hill

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Student loan debt

5 Simple Boss Moves to Help You Confront Student Loan Debt

Get a head start on eliminating your student loan debt today

We all know the stats. Take charge of your student loan debt and get past…

By Janell Hazelwood

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HBCU Summit

BE Smart HBCU Summit: A Pipeline to Leadership

Securing opportunities for HBCU students of today

At the Black Enterprise BE Smart HBCU Summit, held on the campus of Morgan State…

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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Read Across America Day

Read Across America Day!

Books provide a window into the lives of others, a mirror reflecting our own

In his strip, Yang laments that he and his Indian classmate had no books that…

By Robin White Goode

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absolutely priority

Trump Signs Executive Order, Calls HBCUs an ‘Absolute Priority’

But DeVos statement suggests more funding won’t be part of the equation

On Tuesday, Trump signed an executive order in support of the nation’s historically black colleges…

By Robin White Goode

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hbcu summit

BE Smart HBCU Summit: Advocacy Orgs Hold Black Colleges Accountable

What the world needs now is (tough) love, says NBMBAA president

Three themes emerged: HBCUs’ need for greater structure, greater student-centeredness, and a cultural shift.

By Robin White Goode

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College Promise programs

Free College? Why, Yes—With College Promise Programs

San Francisco’s not the only city offering its residents help with education costs

The programs are all over the U.S. but tend to be in areas that could…

By Robin White Goode

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social-emotional skills training

All Students Need Social-Emotional Skills Training

Not just those who’ve experienced trauma

“Properly applied in schools all the good markers climb: grades, IQ, behavior, student engagement and…

By Robin White Goode

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black boys

Black Boys Build Businesses in the Age of Trump

TBI Kings are taught to conduct all business lawfully and with integrity, while always creating real value for themselves and for others

“Empowering black boys in the age of Trump is about more than reading and math…

By Jared Brown

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How To

Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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