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advocate

After His Mother’s Murder, He Still Had an Advocate

The work of the Office of Civil Rights in the Department of Education is one of advocacy

Jeffries is a civil rights lawyer and a graduate of Ivy League schools. What I…

By Robin White Goode

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black students

What Black Students Need to Know About Paying for College

At the inaugural BE HBCU Summit, education experts shared tools and tips to help black students finance their education

UNCF Senior Vice President Larry Griffith shared the “4 Knows” that parents and black students…

By Selena Hill

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Student loan debt

5 Simple Boss Moves to Help You Confront Student Loan Debt

Get a head start on eliminating your student loan debt today

We all know the stats. Take charge of your student loan debt and get past…

By Janell Hazelwood

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HBCU Summit

BE Smart HBCU Summit: A Pipeline to Leadership

Securing opportunities for HBCU students of today

At the Black Enterprise BE Smart HBCU Summit, held on the campus of Morgan State…

By Robin White Goode

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chance

Chance the Rapper Talks Education with Illinois Gov

The Grammy Award winner uses his fame to address a system in need

It’s not every day that a rapper makes an appointment with a state governor to…

By Robin White Goode

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Read Across America Day

Read Across America Day!

Books provide a window into the lives of others, a mirror reflecting our own

In his strip, Yang laments that he and his Indian classmate had no books that…

By Robin White Goode

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absolutely priority

Trump Signs Executive Order, Calls HBCUs an ‘Absolute Priority’

But DeVos statement suggests more funding won’t be part of the equation

On Tuesday, Trump signed an executive order in support of the nation’s historically black colleges…

By Robin White Goode

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hbcu summit

BE Smart HBCU Summit: Advocacy Orgs Hold Black Colleges Accountable

What the world needs now is (tough) love, says NBMBAA president

Three themes emerged: HBCUs’ need for greater structure, greater student-centeredness, and a cultural shift.

By Robin White Goode

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College Promise programs

Free College? Why, Yes—With College Promise Programs

San Francisco’s not the only city offering its residents help with education costs

The programs are all over the U.S. but tend to be in areas that could…

By Robin White Goode

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social-emotional skills training

All Students Need Social-Emotional Skills Training

Not just those who’ve experienced trauma

“Properly applied in schools all the good markers climb: grades, IQ, behavior, student engagement and…

By Robin White Goode

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black boys

Black Boys Build Businesses in the Age of Trump

TBI Kings are taught to conduct all business lawfully and with integrity, while always creating real value for themselves and for others

“Empowering black boys in the age of Trump is about more than reading and math…

By Jared Brown

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Dorothy Counts

Black History Month: Dorothy Counts and School Integration

But the fight to integrate the nation’s schools is current events

Last week I attended a seminar for education journalists and, among many other things, I…

By Robin White Goode

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Peace Hyde

Media Personality Peace Hyde Using Business to Transcend Poverty in Africa

Aim Higher Africa offers tools, resources, and capital for youths to start, grow, and sustain viable businesses

Peace sat down with Black Enterprise to discuss how in less than three years, she…

By Crystal I. Berger

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HBCU

How Do You Choose an HBCU? There’s an App for That

Grambling State University junior develops HBCU HUB

Fortunately for today’s students, before you visit an HBCU campus you can download an app…

By Robin White Goode

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Student Loan Debt

Student Loan Debt Is Now More Than $1.3 Trillion

Devise a strategy to manage your indebtedness

Do you live in New York? You are more likely to have a higher loan…

By Robin White Goode

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debt

Keeping Millennials Out of Debt

Stopping burdensome college student loan debt before you even get started

Students and graduates in the U.S. have a combined student loan debt of $1.3 trillion.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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physics

Let’s Get Physics, Says No. 1 Producer of U.S. Physics Teachers

New Jersey Center for Teaching & Learning makes this complex subject more accessible

They are succeeding. According to a report by Hanover Research, which examined the results of…

By Robin White Goode

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Racial Assault Triggers Solidarity Among Maine Students

High school has many Muslim immigrants from Somalia

In Portland, Maine, one of the least racially diverse states in the nation, a white…

By Robin White Goode

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Butler College Prep

Betsy DeVos – Will What Happened in Michigan Happen in New York?

Providing oversight is a key to success, charter school principal says

Betsy DeVos has been U.S. Education Secretary for little more than a week, yet concerns…

By Robin White Goode

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associate degree

Who Has More Debt?: Associate Degree Holders or M.B.A.’s?

College degrees that have the most—and the least

But like that of most Americans, debt is most likely in my children’s future. But…

By Robin White Goode

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How To

change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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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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