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Colleges Are Pushing Hard For This In A Trump Era

Despite Trump and nativism, the U.S. must embrace other languages to compete

But in an increasingly globalized economy, it may make more sense for U.S. citizens to…

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segregation

What’s the Answer to Extreme Academic Segregation in NYC?

The solution may be to stop screening students to get into the city’s top schools

Finally, we need to raise the bar in grades pre-K to 8 overall. Everyone knows…

By Robin White Goode

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Christmas Break

Questions to Ask College Students Home for Christmas Break

Going beyond the superficial will draw them out

How well I remember my sisters and I noting that all our elderly aunts would…

By Robin White Goode

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Advent

BE FAITH: Advent Points to the True Meaning of Christmas

Don’t let commercialization ruin your holiday

In one Advent family worship service, the four weeks of Advent are divided across four…

By Robin White Goode

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Rhodes Scholars

7 African American Rhodes Scholars Set a Record

A record year for the prestigious academic honor

Named for Cecil Rhodes, an inveterate racist who considered the Africans of his adopted homeland…

By Robin White Goode

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computer science

AP Computer Science Course Makes CS Accessible

This course could help address the skills gap, teacher says

Yes. AP CSP is different from any other CS course I have taught. Similar results…

By Robin White Goode

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Spelman

Spelman Receives $1 Million Gift from Barnes & Noble Exec

Riggio Scholars Program to expand its scholars’ critical thinking skills

“From the moment I was surrounded by its warm embrace, I was head over heels…

By Robin White Goode

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Charles

Charles Koch’s Principles of Higher Learning

In this BE exclusive, this billionaire CEO talked with Editor-In-Chief Derek T. Dingle about the value of a college education based on principled entrepreneurship

In a BE exclusive, billionaire CEO Charles Koch opens up about the value of a…

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Trabian Shorters

BE Smart Talks with BMe Founder Trabian Shorters

The Pahara-Aspen Fellow reflects on changes in store for U.S.

TS: There are intense inflection points in history—for example, right now the U.S. is in…

By Robin White Goode

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Business Leaders

Designing a New Generation of Business Leaders

How the UNCF/Koch Scholars Program provides financial support, mentorship, and networking opportunities to African American students

Billionaire CEO Charles Koch says the next wave of business leaders must understand and embrace…

By Derek T. Dingle

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personalized learning

How Personalized Learning Works at One Charter School

Focused on assets, MC2 empowers students

How is MC2 similar to the work of Shorters and the UCLA researchers? It uses…

By Robin White Goode

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100 Black Men

100 Black Men of the Bay Area Gather for Change

The 100 Black Men of the Bay Area is an organization that's not just about socializing

The 100 Black Men of the Bay Area recently gathered together to celebrate the 28th…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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free

Getting Two Years of College for Free

The Bard High School Early College model embraces a more diverse student body

And too often, critics like Ruth Lopez Turley, the director of the Houston Education Research…

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our schools

What Does a Trump Administration Mean for Our Schools?

We want better schools, not necessarily ‘choice’

At our neighborhood house tour this year, a young mother whose children attend a great…

By Robin White Goode

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higher

Bridging the Gap Between Higher Ed’s Rhetoric and Reality

The Gates Foundation’s Daniel Greenstein speaks out

The common thread running through all that I’ve learned? We live in a nation increasingly…

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computer science

What’s Working in Computer Science Education Now

College Board’s CS courses plus teacher training create pathways for underrepresented students

“I started the computer academy to help address the issue of underrepresentation of girls and…

By Robin White Goode

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Money Matters

Studies Prove What We Knew All Along: Public Schools Need Money

That’s why unequal school funding is wrong

Two studies show that money indeed matters in public schools, especially to low-income students attending…

By Robin White Goode

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latino men

Young Black and Latino Men Are Thriving

Researchers are filling out the narrative of men of color

But recently, a team of researchers at the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information…

By Robin White Goode

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men of color

Programs that Support Men of Color in College

Addressing barriers to completion

To address the struggles of men of color in college and to help them reach…

By Robin White Goode

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Achievement

The Other Achievement Gap You May Not Know

In college and college prep, boys are outnumbered and disadvantaged

Women are now graduating with more degrees than men in nearly every racial group. According…

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How To

India

#TechieTips: 4 Things to Consider When Working With Remote Developers in India

India is one of the top countries where startups and other businesses look for talent…

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resolutions

How to Keep Your Healthy New Year’s Resolutions Going Strong

For millions of people, the new year is also starting with new year resolutions around…

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