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HBCU Faculty Earn a Lot Less Than Their Non-HBCU Peers

But have a greater impact on the lives of their students

This isn’t exactly news. According to the most recent issue of the NEA Higher Education…

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African American, Latino Studies are Required to Graduate From This High School

Courses in ethnic studies work, supporters say

“Ethnic studies works,” Artnelson Concordia, a teacher who is helping to develop an ethnic studies…

By Robin White Goode

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North Carolina Central Awarded $16.3 Million to Research African American Health Disparities

The grant is the largest ever awarded to a single principal investigator on NCCU's campus

The core of the research center will focus on African American men, stress, kidney and…

By Robin White Goode

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Charter Schools Thrive Under Strict Oversight

Without accountability, student learning is at risk

In an article on the website The Hill, the efficacy of charter schools is lauded.…

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Is Your Kindergartner Learning About Stocks?

At Ariel Community Academy kindergartners do, and fourth graders invest in the market

Where can a kindergartner learn about stocks and fourth graders learn about investing? At Ariel…

By Robin White Goode

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College Aid Fails to Keep Up with Tuition Increases

Making higher education synonymous with debt for many

The College Board released two reports yesterday—Trends in College Pricing and Trends in Student Aid—that…

By Robin White Goode

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HBCU Enrollment Skyrockets

Is the political climate increasing interest in historically black colleges?

Quality of life is a factor students and their families need to consider when selecting…

By Robin White Goode

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White Teachers’ Low Expectations Put Black Students at a Disadvantage

Analysis of decade-long study reveals the power of racial bias

New research from professors at American University and Johns Hopkins reveals what isn’t exactly news:…

By Robin White Goode

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After Trump Fight, After-School Programs Are Celebrated

The Afterschool Alliance honors educators, students—and extends access

“This is our 18th year celebrating Lights on Afterschool, an event designed to showcase the…

By Robin White Goode

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[Watch] Teacher Uses Hip-Hop to Empower Kids in Math and Life

Rap as educational tool

Terrence Sims is a 6th grade teacher at Milwaukee Excellence. He created a hip-hop video…

By Samara Lynn

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Stars Come Out for VH1 Save The Music Foundation 20th Anniversary Gala

Honors go to Queen Latifah, DJ Khaled, Steve Aoki 

Joining the Foundation in celebrating this milestone included award-winning actress, singer, songwriter, and producer Queen…

By Robin White Goode

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Spencer Dinwiddie and UNCF Partner to Establish Dinwiddie Scholars Program

Brooklyn Nets point guard providing greater access to higher education

It’s not every day that you hear about an NBA player establishing a scholarship for…

By Robin White Goode

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education access

Education Access a Priority, Says New NAACP Leader

Nation's largest civil rights organization unanimously elects new president and CEO

In the education arena, the NAACP may be best known for its controversial position on…

By Robin White Goode

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Columbia Pledges $100 Million to Diversity Initiative

Diversity a core value, university president says

Early this month Columbia University announced a pledge of $100 million committed to diversify its…

By Robin White Goode

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Disney Dreamers Academy

How Disney Dreamers Academy Can Change Your Child’s Life

This week is the last chance to apply for the 2018 program

Every year, 100 high school students from across the country are selected to participate in…

By Alisa Gumbs

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All Kinds of Minds Works with All Kinds of Learners to Foster Success

Recognizing the variability of learning and that all learners have strengths, AKOM is a promising approach

Over the summer I’d learned that Donald Trump’s youngest son, Barron—once he and his mother…

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Want to Ace Your Midterms? Study With Real Books and Paper

Research shows that students who take notes by hand and study with actual books do better

“On screens we’re used to scrolling, not to reading linearly. We scroll and scan when…

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Black Students Need Financial Knowledge Now

Educate yourself, since few states require courses in economics, personal finance

Take matters into your own hands. At the very least, read Black Enterprise. Then commit…

By Robin White Goode

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The Woman Furthering Obama’s ‘Every Student Succeeds’ Quest

Lillian Lowery leads its agenda to focus attention on the nation's public schools

“We’re asking questions—do all families have access to early high quality universal pre-kindergarten? What about…

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Half of All Black Student Borrowers Default on Their Student Loans

Center for American Progress calls situation a "crisis"

Nearly half (49%) of all black student borrowers default on their student loans 12 years…

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How To

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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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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