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Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholar Plans to Help Detroit Business Owners

American University scholar acquires skills that will revitalize her hometown

Last year I wrote about the Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars program at American University in…

By Robin White Goode

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Outstanding Chicago Apprenticeship Program Changes Lives

Aon and Harold Washington College forge life-changing alliance to create talent pipeline

The experience has been life-changing. Richardson and the other apprentices—almost all of whom are Hispanic…

By Robin White Goode

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Where Is Ms. Frizzle When We Need Her?

It really is OK to ‘get messy’ and ‘make mistakes’—in other words, to fail

Although a lot of the conversation around teaching young people how to fail well is…

By Robin White Goode

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education options

Improving Education Options for Children of Color

This education consultant is passionate about high-quality schooling

“They need to be taught school behaviors, new norms—and tell them why. I look for…

By Robin White Goode

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digital literacy

Talk to Your Teenager About Digital Literacy

Many young people have not yet fully grasped that what they share online can derail their future

Many young people have not yet fully grasped that what they share online can derail…

By Selena Hill

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5 Strategies for College Success This Fall

‘Begin with the end in mind’ is a good idea

I wish I could say my husband and I were so forward thinking when we…

By Robin White Goode

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Intel HBCU Grant Program

$4.5M Intel HBCU Grant Program to Increase Retention in STEM College Majors and Careers

Black tech workers remain severely underrepresented across the industry

Today, Intel Corp. is announcing the Intel HBCU Grant Program, a three-year, $4.5 million initiative…

By Robin White Goode

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high school

Succeeding Against the Odds—Graduating from High School in the Nation’s Capital

Opportunity Nation among those supporting seniors despite systemic challenges

“We need as many voices as possible. Principals, nonprofits, students, parents, and the community all…

By Robin White Goode

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avoid debt

College Teaches Young Men a Trade—and Helps Them Avoid Debt

Williamson College of the Trades an attractive option for those who like to work with their hands

I recently learned about a school that I wish I’d known about years ago: Williamson…

By Robin White Goode

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thrive

When Your Child Fails to Thrive at College

Emotional health needs must be met for students to succeed

Some of the behaviors we’ve come to think of as typical of college students are…

By Robin White Goode

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College Presidents Aren’t Much More Diverse than They Ever Were

Those who lead institutions of higher ed tend to be white, male, and older

Interestingly, gains that did occur accrued mostly to African Americans. The percentage of African American…

By Robin White Goode

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Oberlin

Oberlin College Chooses African American Visionary as Its Next President

Carmen Twillie Ambar goes to Ohio with a trail of accomplishments behind her

Ambar, currently president of Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, will be going to Oberlin…

By Robin White Goode

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Move Over, Bedtime Story – Make Room for Bedtime Math

This free app adds math and number sense to the traditional nighttime ritual

Summer is traditionally a time of summer reading lists—but have you ever heard of a…

By Robin White Goode

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accepting applications

Apply Today! HBCU@SXSW18 Is Accepting Applications Now

Opportunity Ecosystem provides early exposure to wealth-building possibilities in tech

HBCU@SXSW 2018 has officially opened its call for student applications and corporate partnerships, so don’t…

By Robin White Goode

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Dr. Dre Invests $10 Million in Compton Students’ Future

The music mogul gives back to pay it forward

Although at least one online reader complained that the artist isn’t underwriting the building of…

By Robin White Goode

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Ruth Simmons

Ruth Simmons Named Interim President of Prairie View A&M University

Former president of Brown and Smith to lead Texas HBCU

Ruth Simmons, Ph.D., former president of Brown University and Smith College, an elite women’s college,…

By Robin White Goode

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Wonderschool Raises $2 Million to Help Educators Provide Quality Preschool

Digital platform raised $2 million in funding to expand to 15 new cities

Now Wonderschool has raised $2 million in funding which it will use to expand to…

By Robin White Goode

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The Test You Don’t Know About that Could Make a Big Difference in Your Child’s Future

Students do worse in this ‘subject’ than they do in math

When my children and I were selecting colleges, we didn’t consider a school’s ability to…

By Robin White Goode

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How You Can Still Apply to College and Attend School This Fall

NACAC has a great tool you can use—if you act now!

Do you think it’s too late to attend college for this fall? Think again. Whether…

By Chelsea L. Dixon

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Should We Take Online High School Courses Offline?

Computer-based classes increase the odds that struggling students won’t learn

Teachers are important, and even good technology is no substitute. When I wrote recently about…

By Robin White Goode

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Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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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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