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student loan

Why the U.S. Has a Student Loan Crisis and Sweden Doesn’t

Here's how the U.S. can change financial disaster into manageable debt

On Sunday I read “America Can Fix Its Student Loan Crisis. Ask Australia,” in the…

By Robin White Goode

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Capitol Hill

North Carolina’s HBCU Pipeline to Capitol Hill

Rep. Alma Adams is starting small, but dreaming big with the Bipartisan Caucus Internship Program for HBCU students

In its pilot year, the internship program was created to establish a pipeline of talented…

By Robin White Goode

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degree

Degree From a For-Profit? I’ll Pass, Employers Say

These schools' credentials are worthless

Not according to this article about a study from the American Economic Association. According to…

By Robin White Goode

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Image: Gregory Worsham

Critical Mentoring Is Critical to College Success

New CGI Commitment to Action helps youth navigate structural inequities

How that relates to college access means even talking about what it means to go…

By Robin White Goode

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Callaloo

Callaloo Brings Diversity to Children’s Books

How Callaloo, an educational brand for kids, is changing the way children of color engage with literary content and improving self esteem

Fewer than 10% of the children’s books published in 2015 were about black people, according…

By Jared Brown

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smart

Why We Need to Teach Teachers Better

Should we train teachers the way we train doctors?

During our interview, I asked Sahlberg about the U.S. education system, among many other things…

By Robin White Goode

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exercise

To Do Better in School, Exercise!

Kids 6 – 18 need to exercise every day to improve mental focus

Yet, exercise appears to be extremely effective in reducing symptoms. It also improves mood as…

By Robin White Goode

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community college graduation rates

How to Improve Community College Graduation Rates

2-year colleges are adapting to meet their students’ needs — and seeing results

Yet, research has shown that students who bypass developmental courses can pass regular credit-bearing classes.…

By Robin White Goode

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clean energy

Bennett College Students Study Clean Energy in China

100,000 Strong initiative partners with HBCU student groups

The program is designed for female students interested in learning more about the development and…

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diplomas

Diplomas Now Helps Keep Kids in School

Absenteeism + behavior problems + poor grades = early warning signs

When researcher Bob Balfanz and his colleagues first discovered the predictive power of early warning…

By Robin White Goode

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diplomas

Invisible Woman: The Struggles of Black Girls in School

How we can help black girls excel

I was one of the fortunate ones. Though I felt ugly on the outside, I…

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Sahlberg

If Pasi Sahlberg were U.S. Secretary of Education

At the "New York Times" Higher Ed Leaders Forum, Pasi Sahlberg shared how he would improve the U.S. educational system

The biggest problem in the U.S. is its inequality. It is the most unequal country…

By Robin White Goode

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Grant

Change the World with a MacArthur Foundation 100 and Change Grant

Grant will go to a single proposal to help solve one big problem

The solutions must be verifiable—we’re looking for solutions that have strong evidence that they will…

By Robin White Goode

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2016

Class of 2016 – Beating the Odds

From the desk of National Urban League President Marc H. Morial

As long as large numbers of students of color remain ill-prepared to succeed in and…

By Robin White Goode

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College

Only 40 Percent of College Seniors Feel Their College Experience Prepared Them For a Career

Are college graduates prepared for a successful career?

Every summer, like clockwork, more than 2 million students graduate and expect to enter the…

By Kandia Johnson

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Health

Diverse Scholars Work to Build a Culture of Health

New Connections provides networking, training, and support.

It’s notable when you think of how scholars advance to achieve tenure, bring in research…

By Robin White Goode

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College

10 Ways to Prepare for College this Fall

Get squared away with these useful tips—plus one bonus!

You must know how to write a check, use a debit card, withdraw money, make…

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talk

Don’t Talk With Your Mouth Full—but Do Talk!

Mealtime is a time to talk -- and promote children’s early health & language development

There needs to be more communication between parents and their children around mealtime. Our data…

By Robin White Goode

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career services

‘Career Services Must Die’

Can you find a job using your campus placement office?

“Presidents need to decide if this is a mission-critical function of the school,” he said,…

By Robin White Goode

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diversity

Diversity on Campus: Why Is it (Still) an Issue?

The NYT Higher Ed Leaders Forum

Is it diversity or inclusiveness that colleges should be aiming at? Hannah-Jones suggested that diversity…

By Robin White Goode

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How To

hire talent

How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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grief

How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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