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What You Need to Know: The Republican Budget and Its ‘Assault on the American Dream’

Education Trust denounces cuts to programs that increase social mobility

If you’re planning to start or continue your college education this fall, or have children…

By Robin White Goode

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National Science Foundation’s REU Program Seeks Diverse Candidates

Research Experiences for Undergraduates introduces students to careers in research

Have you heard of REU? Until recently I hadn’t. Research Experiences for Undergraduates is an…

By Robin White Goode

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Educare

Educare Lays the Foundation for Children’s Learning

The Ounce of Prevention Fund supports the optimal development of low-income children

“The Ounce focuses exclusively on children in poverty,” Rauner told me. “We home in on…

By Robin White Goode

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Morgan State Awarded $750K in STEM Grant Funding

Intel HBCU Grant Program part of its Diversity in Technology Initiative

Morgan State University, a historically black college in Baltimore, has announced the award of a…

By Robin White Goode

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The Charter School Debate Continues in Wake of American Federation of Teachers President Controversy

Is the NAACP right to call for a moratorium on charter schools?

I wrote a short piece in the January/February issue of Black Enterprise, the deck of…

By Robin White Goode

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These Free, Daylong Conferences Empower Young Women to Succeed

Developed by Soledad O’Brien, PowHERful Enrichment Conferences support diverse girls to and through college

The PowHERful Foundation offers young women in underserved communities the resources they need to succeed.…

By Robin White Goode

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Russell Simmons

Russell Simmons, Stephen G. Hill, and Bozoma Saint John Talk About the Importance of Saving Kids Through Art [Video]

Celebrities and artists raised more than $1.1 million for students of color at one of the hottest Hampton parties of the summer

Celebrities, business luminaries, and artists raised over $1 million at the 2017 Art For Life…

By Selena Hill

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Step Documentary (Image: Fox Searchlight)

“Step” Teaches Discipline to These Inner-City Baltimore Girls

We witness an in-depth look into three Baltimore girls whose lives are forever changed by step dancing

“That woman crying in the film, that’s not me,” said Paula Dofat. “I’m tough as…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Here’s How the Every Student Succeeds Act Could Help Gifted, Black Students

Honors education programs favor the white and wealthy

Gifted, honors, AP, and International Baccalaureate programs may become more diverse nationwide if requirements of…

By Robin White Goode

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Ed Department’s Office for Civil Rights to Become ‘Neutral, Impartial’

Will the rights of black students be protected?

Under the Obama administration, for example, the Office for Civil Rights determined that black students…

By Robin White Goode

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Duke University Student Calls Out South Carolina’s ‘Corridor of Shame’

Schools across the country fail black students with impunity

As education editor at Black Enterprise I am deeply concerned about the flagrant inequities that…

By Robin White Goode

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SMART

Getting SMART About Health and Academics

Attending to student wellness increases attendance, lowers discipline referrals

Sullivan’s principal credits SMART, saying the health center is “the key differentiator in helping to…

By Robin White Goode

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education

A Tech Solution to Education Financing

For those with no credit history, Pay Your Tuition may be able to help

Although I don’t like loan financing and prefer that students look for scholarships as a…

By Robin White Goode

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Bennett College Announces New Leader

Phyllis Worthy Dawkins is the 18th president of North Carolina’s all-women’s institution

The Bennett College Board of Trustees announced earlier this month the appointment of Phyllis Worthy…

By Robin White Goode

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Lawyer Turns Back on Lucrative Career to Teach Low-Income Kids of Color

Success Academy principal nominated for Daily News’ Hometown Hero award

Here’s a really heartwarming story about a successful lawyer who gave up the high-salaried life…

By Robin White Goode

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You Can Go to Grad School

Just make sure you make an informed decision

A few months ago one of my colleagues told me she was planning to go…

By Robin White Goode

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young men of color

Young Men of Color ‘See Themselves as Scholars’

New report by the Education Trust-West identifies practices that raise achievement

“Hear My Voice: Strengthening the College Pipeline for Young Men of Color in California” focuses…

By Robin White Goode

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CUNY Start Prepares Students for College-Level Math in One Semester

The remedial graveyard gives way to math competence 

Over time the math gap becomes a chasm—and for many students one of the main…

By Robin White Goode

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U.S. Surgeon General

Meyerhoff Scholar Nominated to be the Next U.S. Surgeon General

Dr. Jerome Adams is Health Commissioner of the state of Indiana

His ability to assess the situation quickly and to make a decision based on evidence…

By Robin White Goode

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Betsy DeVos

Betsy DeVos Says She Wants to Protect Student Borrowers, Then Freezes Rules That Protect Them

Secretary of Education is sued by 18 state attorneys general

Although DeVos has said it is her intent to protect students, it seems that she…

By Robin White Goode

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How To

JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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Vetted Organizations and Charities You Can Donate To Help the Victims of Hurricane Harvey

The images and video from cities and towns battered by Hurricane Harvey are heartbreaking—families…

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