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Hidden Figures

‘Hidden Figures’ Reveals the Power of Math

The true story uncovers the truth about African American genius

Unfolding from the 1940s to the 1960s, the story, as Hidden Figures film director Theodore…

By Robin White Goode

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Financial Aid

10 Questions to Ask the Financial Aid Office

Here are the questions you must ask the financial aid office in order to protect yourself and your financial security

Contacting the financial aid office is important before accepting awards. Asking these ten questions will…

By Jessica Brown

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P-Tech

P-TECH Grads Ready for College and Career

IBM’s winning education model continues to equip youth and expand nationally

P-TECH, the network of six-year high schools whose graduates leave school with a free associate…

By Robin White Goode

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college

No College Degree? Your State May Be Eager to Help

College dropouts are enticed to finish what they started

These programs do not target black people specifically, but interested black residents in these areas…

By Robin White Goode

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Practice Makes Perfect

Practice Makes Perfect Uses the Summer to Help Kids Learn

PMP helps students make academic gains, instead of going down the summer slide

I recently learned about one such organization, Practice Makes Perfect, a New York City-based program…

By Robin White Goode

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Diversity

Here’s What This College Dean Really Thinks About Diversity

Dr. C. Adam Callery shares insight on diversity and moving forward

Dr. C. Adam Callery, Assoc. Dean of Business and Professional Services at Harold Washington College…

By Charlene Rhinehart

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Foreign Language

Colleges Are Pushing Hard For This In A Trump Era

Despite Trump and nativism, the U.S. must embrace other languages to compete

But in an increasingly globalized economy, it may make more sense for U.S. citizens to…

By Robin White Goode

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segregation

What’s the Answer to Extreme Academic Segregation in NYC?

The solution may be to stop screening students to get into the city’s top schools

Finally, we need to raise the bar in grades pre-K to 8 overall. Everyone knows…

By Robin White Goode

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Christmas Break

Questions to Ask College Students Home for Christmas Break

Going beyond the superficial will draw them out

How well I remember my sisters and I noting that all our elderly aunts would…

By Robin White Goode

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Advent

BE FAITH: Advent Points to the True Meaning of Christmas

Don’t let commercialization ruin your holiday

In one Advent family worship service, the four weeks of Advent are divided across four…

By Robin White Goode

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Rhodes Scholars

7 African American Rhodes Scholars Set a Record

A record year for the prestigious academic honor

Named for Cecil Rhodes, an inveterate racist who considered the Africans of his adopted homeland…

By Robin White Goode

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computer science

AP Computer Science Course Makes CS Accessible

This course could help address the skills gap, teacher says

Yes. AP CSP is different from any other CS course I have taught. Similar results…

By Robin White Goode

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Spelman

Spelman Receives $1 Million Gift from Barnes & Noble Exec

Riggio Scholars Program to expand its scholars’ critical thinking skills

“From the moment I was surrounded by its warm embrace, I was head over heels…

By Robin White Goode

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Charles

Charles Koch’s Principles of Higher Learning

In this BE exclusive, this billionaire CEO talked with Editor-In-Chief Derek T. Dingle about the value of a college education based on principled entrepreneurship

In a BE exclusive, billionaire CEO Charles Koch opens up about the value of a…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Trabian Shorters

BE Smart Talks with BMe Founder Trabian Shorters

The Pahara-Aspen Fellow reflects on changes in store for U.S.

TS: There are intense inflection points in history—for example, right now the U.S. is in…

By Robin White Goode

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Business Leaders

Designing a New Generation of Business Leaders

How the UNCF/Koch Scholars Program provides financial support, mentorship, and networking opportunities to African American students

Billionaire CEO Charles Koch says the next wave of business leaders must understand and embrace…

By Derek T. Dingle

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personalized learning

How Personalized Learning Works at One Charter School

Focused on assets, MC2 empowers students

How is MC2 similar to the work of Shorters and the UCLA researchers? It uses…

By Robin White Goode

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100 Black Men

100 Black Men of the Bay Area Gather for Change

The 100 Black Men of the Bay Area is an organization that's not just about socializing

The 100 Black Men of the Bay Area recently gathered together to celebrate the 28th…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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free

Getting Two Years of College for Free

The Bard High School Early College model embraces a more diverse student body

And too often, critics like Ruth Lopez Turley, the director of the Houston Education Research…

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our schools

What Does a Trump Administration Mean for Our Schools?

We want better schools, not necessarily ‘choice’

At our neighborhood house tour this year, a young mother whose children attend a great…

By Robin White Goode

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How To

manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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podcast

How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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