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coding boot camps

Is Financial Aid for Coding Bootcamps Too Good To Be True?

Bad combination: for-profits and financial aid

Although I love the idea of increasing access for low-income students, the debt financing model…

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White House

This “Champion of Change” Wants You To Make Something

National Week of Making June 17 - June 23

The goal is really multi-faceted. One goal is to help young people to be more…

By Robin White Goode

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science day

Science Day at JFK Features Lightweight Plane

Hundreds of NYC students meet clean-tech aviation pioneers and tour plane

On Wednesday, June 15, more than 300 New York City elementary, middle-, and high-school students…

By Robin White Goode

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HistoryMakers

The HistoryMakers Selects Two Young Winners

Woman of Power is changing the narrative around African American accomplishment

The HistoryMakers, the largest national collection effort of African American video oral histories on record,…

By Robin White Goode

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ESSA

Why Numbers Matter Under ESSA

States can easily subvert the law by keeping their numbers high

Although education has been termed the great equalizer, there is nothing equal about education in…

By Robin White Goode

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Black children

Why Education Is the Key to the American Dream

The Gates Foundation U.S. Program president writes an open letter to the next President of the U.S.

Unfortunately, a child’s odds of receiving a great education too often comes down to the…

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money

Make Financial Planning Part of Planning for College

College Gurl tells you the steps to take this summer

Use your downtime wisely.
Take the summer to prepare for the upcoming school year, especially if…

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stocks

Along with STEM, We Need the Liberal Arts

Harvard prof says our collective consciousness is otherwise impoverished

Allen’s 2014 book, Our Democracy, was inspired by a night class she taught for 10…

By Robin White Goode

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Kaplan Educational Fund

This Non-Profit Clears the Path to Success for Low Income Students of Color

Kaplan Educational Foundation Celebrates 10 Years

KEF sees community college as an economic engine for students, many of whom have what…

By Robin White Goode

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core skills

The 6 Core Skills Your Child Needs to Succeed

Yes, grit is on the list

One reason why the Tony Award-winning musical Hamilton is such an outsize success (it won…

By Robin White Goode

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STEM

2016 STEM Grad Says ‘Vive la France!’

Embracing global citizenship, this engineering major acquires foreign language fluency

Shut off your mind and everyone’s opinions, and open your heart. As an African American…

By Robin White Goode

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Magic Johnson

Magic Johnson to Give $2.5M in Scholarships to SC State

Urges the 'socially responsible' to support HBCUs

I am overjoyed by the opportunity to continue my commitment to higher education through my…

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Steve Harvey

Steve Harvey Delivers Commencement Address at Alabama State

Beloved TV personality is awarded an honorary doctorate

“Success is for yourself. Great people change other people’s lives.… Take this degree and go…

By Robin White Goode

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nonwhite teacher pipeline

The Crucial Need to Expand the Non-White Teacher Pipeline

Marian Wright Edelman of the Children’s Defense Fund

I hope many or most of them will become public school teachers who love, respect,…

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Career days

School Career Days Can Show Kids What’s Possible

Harlem Children's Zone offers a peek inside the lives of professionals

Adults from all walks of life offered the students a peek inside their professional lives:…

By Robin White Goode

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math

BEAM Provides the Bridge to Advanced Math

Low-income students discover the power and beauty of math, part IV

There is a whole world of math competition, fun, and beauty that many affluent families…

By Robin White Goode

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college prep

This Company Finds the Best College “Fit” For Your Child

Service shows students how to distinguish themselves

But maybe it isn’t too late for you to make use of the services of…

By Robin White Goode

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Gates CEO

Gates CEO Discusses Foundation’s Challenges, from Zika to Common Core

'Threats and opportunities' abound in its global and U.S. work

• “Your health is determined by your social network.”

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Business Name

Do You Really Need Remediation?

Don't pay now to learn what you should have been taught in high school

Interestingly, data from the Alaska study revealed that some students assigned to developmental courses managed…

By Robin White Goode

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College

I Have A Dream Foundation Celebrates 35th Anniversary Gala

To be hosted by Bill Whitaker of 60 Minutes

This year’s honorees are philanthropists and education advocates Lauran & Justin Tuck, founders of Tuck’s…

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How To

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?
First…

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Startups

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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