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Charles Koch

Charles Koch Gives $25.6 Million to Thurgood Marshall College Fund

The billionaire is supporting scholars researching education, criminal justice, entrepreneurship

But Koch is also partnering with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, which supports public historically…

By Robin White Goode

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racial wealth gap

That Persistent Racial Wealth Gap

Student loan debt and college affordability remain factors

In particular, I was concerned that for most Americans, this report would be greeted with…

By Robin White Goode

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student loan servicers

Student Loan Servicers: The Best and The Worst

You’d better keep good records

Student loan servicers aren’t your friends. Assume the worst; scrutinize your statements for errors. Keep…

By Robin White Goode

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free

What If College in New York Were Free?

Gov. Cuomo’s proposal would cover 2- and 4-year schools

The plan would supplement existing state and federal grant programs—bridging the notorious gap that often…

By Robin White Goode

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John Rogers

This Major CEO Opens Up About His $10.5 Million Gift

Supports paid internships, scholarships for African American students

John Rogers, founder, chairman, CEO, and chief investment officer of Ariel Investments, an investment management…

By Robin White Goode

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comic books

#ReadersUnite — Don’t Forget Comic Books

These graphic series engage adults as well as kids

Although I’m not a particular fan of comic books, I do recognize how comic books…

By Robin White Goode

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John King

On the Record with John King, President Obama’s Education Secretary

As the Obama presidency draws to a close, King looks back

The other day I spoke with U.S. Education Secretary John King for a final interview.…

By Robin White Goode

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College Advising Corps

College Advising Corps Places Counselors in High-Need Schools

First lady’s Reach Higher initiative recognizes the importance of college counselors

College Advising Corps partners with about 25 colleges and places highly trained college graduates—69% of…

By Robin White Goode

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American Talent Initiative

American Talent Initiative Seeks Greater Access for Low-Income Students

Country’s best colleges join together to find out what works

Research had shown that low-income students who scored high on the SAT were less likely…

By Robin White Goode

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school

Racism and Hatred Have No Place on Our Nation’s School Boards

Buffalo official spews out invective, tarnishing only himself

The Buffalo School Board is to be commended for its swift rejection of Paladino’s hateful…

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College Access

Improving College Access and Success

Simplifying admissions could put students on firmer footing

But I didn’t like the financial aid bait and switch: My daughter’s freshman year aid…

By Robin White Goode

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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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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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