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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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Morehouse College Names New President

Ivy League Professor David A. Thomas almost attended the all-male HBCU

Morehouse College, the historically black college in Atlanta, recently named David A. Thomas its new…

By Robin White Goode

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Chance the Rapper says ‘Round Up & Donate’ to Benefit Chicago Public Schools

Getting a Lyft? Now it can yield dividends for students in the Windy City

By rounding up their fare to the next dollar, Lyft customers can donate the difference…

By Robin White Goode

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BE Smart Hackathon Fast-Tracks HBCU Students to Success

15 schools develop innovative in-store experience for Toyota

Toyota, this year’s hackathon sponsor, provided an awesome first-place prize of $40,000 to the team…

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How Affluent Grade Inflation Hurts Low-Income Kids

Rich students get higher grades

It’s that grade inflation is accelerating in the schools attended by higher-income Americans, who are…

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I Am Acceptance College Tour Promotes Mental Wellness

The Instagram @health_esteem campaign invites students to hack social media

I’ve written before about supporting the mental health needs specifically of students of color. The…

By Robin White Goode

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Earlham College’s New President Is Alan C. Price

The Quaker school’s first president of color

“If the current global conditions tell us anything,” he continued, “it is that the world…

By Robin White Goode

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Former NBA Champ Uses Art to Raise Scholarship Money for Ball Players

Clark Atlanta’s basketball coach combines art and athletics to help students graduate on time

Walker, a former point guard with the New York Knicks and Chicago Bulls, and former…

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Gates Foundation CEO Says Inclusion Is What Makes a Good School

College rankings that focus on how many students colleges exclude promote neither opportunity nor equality

When I gave the commencement speech at Georgia State University last year, one line earned…

By Robin White Goode

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No Regrets – How to Make Informed Decisions About College

Students need help making important higher ed choices, Gallup researchers say

According to research from Gallup, however, that’s unlikely. A majority—51%—of U.S. adults regret at least…

By Robin White Goode

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Social Skills Curriculum May Prepare Tots for Job Success

‘Dealing with yourself and others in a healthy way’ is key to flourishing in school and at work

We were talking about the ability to thrive in the workplace and the challenges that…

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All Parents of Children of Color Should Know About Oliver Scholars

Puts youngsters on a path to achieve

Thinking about college has to start early. Allyn says that to be on track for…

By Robin White Goode

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The For-Profit School Disaster

Trump veers from the approach of the Obama administration in handling of this sector

I’ve written about for-profits before. They’re known for exploiting black and Hispanic students, as well…

By Robin White Goode

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Despite Calls to Postpone, 2017 National HBCU Week Conference Goes On as Scheduled

Trump appoints Holifield to lead White House Initiative on HBCUs

Earlier this week—in spite of calls from Rep. Alma Adams, the Congressional Black Caucus, UNCF,…

By Robin White Goode

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She Murdered Her Son, Served Her Time, and Is Now At N.Y.U. Earning a Ph.D.

Do those convicted of the most heinous crimes deserve a place in academia?

Studying now at N.Y.U., Jones also was accepted into Harvard University’s history Ph.D. program. She…

By Samara Lynn

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DeVos

DeVos Embraces Predatory For-Profits, Aims at Changing Sexual Assault Rules

Trump administration accommodates for-profits’ interests

Along with deciding to rewrite rules on campus sexual assault, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos continues…

By Robin White Goode

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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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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