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Engineering Call Fails to Reach African Americans

Number of black engineering grads drops from 2009

Engineering is high-paying and offers job security, yet relatively few African Americans pursue work in…

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Young Gifted and Black: 4 Ways to Support Your Gifted Child

Mother of 5-year-old assumes role of ‘pesky parent’

This couple supports their gifted daughter by meeting with her teachers, networking with other parents,…

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Verbal Commitment vs. National Letter of Intent: All Athletes Should Know the Difference

High school athletes: Read this before agreeing to anything

What’s the difference between a verbal commitment and the National Letter of Intent? What you…

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No Lines in the Sand: How to Keep Ourselves Honest in School Politics

A Chicago teacher exposes the tension inherent in 'looking out for your own'

Doing what’s best for underserved public school children and for your own can lead to…

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HBCU Students Get ‘Wall Street Ready’ at Rainbow PUSH Wall Street Summit

Panel discusses the diversity of future generations of Wall Street

The panel, Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Reconnecting and Sustaining Relationships with Wall Street, was…

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Morgan State University Gets $5 Million Scholarship Donation

MSU alumnus and wife expand their endowed fund for students from Baltimore City

An alumnus of Morgan State and his wife have expanded their endowed scholarship fund to…

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Bringing STEM Within Reach of All Students

What rigor, community, and good teaching can do

The 2006 New Jersey Teacher of the Year is revolutionizing the way math and science…

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What Little Kids Need From Grownups

Play and free time may matter more than we think

Erika Christakis, a lecturer at the Yale Child Study Center, writes about the importance of…

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Michelle A. Williams Becomes Harvard’s First Black Faculty Dean

Williams will step into her role as head of the School of Public Health in July

Michelle A. Williams appointed head of Harvard’s School of Public Health, making her the first…

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High School Students Nationwide Chosen For 2016 Disney Dreamers Academy

100 Dreamers selected from thousands of applicants

The teens, along with a parent or guardian, will take an all-expense-paid trip to Walt…

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9 Black Women in STEM You Need To Know

They're making strides in STEM fields

International Day of Women & Girls in Science celebrates female achievers in STEM worldwide. Here…

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Are Jeb Bush’s Student Loan Reforms Worth a Second Look?

Bush plan calls for a line of credit, pay according to income

Jeb Bush’s student loan reforms are worth serious consideration, concludes an analysis of the Brookings…

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Digital Learning Day: 4 Traits of Effective Schools

Working to narrow the digital divide

Digital Learning Day examines the digital divide that still affects rural and low income communities.…

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New Study Shows African Americans Are Highly Concentrated in Low-Paying Majors

A severely low number of black students choose STEM-related majors

A new study from Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce shows that African Americans…

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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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Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
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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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