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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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U.S. Students Struggle with Skills Gap

Entry to the modern economy is getting tougher

The United States still struggles to educate its students to meet the demands of the…

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Parental Involvement at School Increases Student Performance

Districts are working to bolster parents as volunteers

Parental involvement at school matters. The children of such parents perform better academically and evince…

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All-Male D.C. High School Application Deadline is Today

Principal expects to promote and graduate 100% of students

In Washington, D.C., an all-male high school targeting young men of color will be opening…

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First-Generation College Students Not Succeeding, and Money Isn’t the Problem

Social and cultural factors are working against many students who are the first in their family to pursue higher education

First-generation college students encounter a campus culture shock they find impossible to navigate. Many drop…

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How Long Before We Achieve Education Equity in America? 250 Years?

"Justice delayed is justice denied." - Martin Luther King Jr.

Education equity remains elusive since the Coleman Report first formally exposed learning gaps between black…

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Reframing the Narrative Around Black Men

Prestigious Pahara-Aspen Education Fellowship selects Trabian Shorters as fellow

It’s an untold story: Black men are assets in the U.S. They are patriots, entrepreneurs,…

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Susan L. Taylor on the National CARES Mentoring Movement

January is National Mentoring Month

Susan L. Taylor, editor-in-chief emeritus of Essence magazine and CEO and founder of the National…

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The Silicon Valley Black Chamber of Commerce Black Youth Hackathon

And you thought there were no black people in the Bay Area

The Silicon Valley Black Chamber of Commerce is holding its first ever annual black youth…

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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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