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Where Are the Black Teachers?

Study reveals evidence of discrimination

In spite of the benefits of having black teachers, their number has been declining at…

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Don’t Go Broke: What You Need to Know About Student Loans

Pay down your debt responsibly

But my children and I have already talked about things like the interest rate they’re…

By Robin White Goode

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SAT

College Board Partners with CZI to Expand Access to Underserved Students

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative supports efforts to increase chances of college success

I was thrilled the other day to hear this great news: The College Board is…

By Robin White Goode

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graduating

Easing the Transition from College Student to Adulthood

You’ve graduated—what’s next, and how can your parents help?

A choice from the book that I especially appreciate is Produce more and consume less.…

By Robin White Goode

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graduating seniors

8 Ways to Get a College Degree

These tips will help you stay the course and earn a college degree

If you look at college graduation rates through the lens of race, it doesn’t look…

By Robin White Goode

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public relations tips

Looking for a Summer Internship? Use This Resource and Get Hired Now

InternAlliance directly matches employers with qualified students

Yes, that’s true, but even at this late date you may be able to snag…

By Robin White Goode

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Black Pittsburgh Steeler Is Now a Neurosurgeon at Harvard

Myron Rolle will start training to tackle brain injuries

Next month Rolle, a 6′ 2″ former safety with the Tennessee Titans and Pittsburgh Steelers…

By Robin White Goode

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Disastrous Trump Budget Could Deter Future Violas

Priorities don't include education or the arts

Viola Davis’s hard, hungry childhood has a spectacularly happy ending, thanks in part to programs…

By Robin White Goode

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3 Facts I Learned About Harvard’s Black Graduation Ceremony

The ceremony shows unity, community

When I first heard about the black graduation ceremony at Harvard, I was opposed to…

By Robin White Goode

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stressed

Your High School Grad Not Ready for College? Have Them Do This

Not everyone needs to go to a four-year institution immediately after graduating from high school

Not everyone is ready for college directly after high school. College requires an investment of…

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Figure Skating in Harlem Focuses on Education and Gets Results

In 20 years the organization has worked with more than 1,000 girls

Figure Skating in Harlem is in its 20th year of teaching girls from age 6…

By Robin White Goode

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Harvard

Harvard Student Submits Rap Album as Senior Thesis, Earns Honors

This 20-year-old's creativity and lyricism has made him a standout at the IVY League school

Rather than writing a traditional thesis paper, 20-year-old Obasi Shaw became the first student at…

By Selena Hill

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bookl club

Research Says After-School Programs Foster Interest in STEM

But Trump’s budget would slash funding to such initiatives

If children haven’t developed an interest in those fields by the time they leave middle…

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Silicon Valley Nonprofit Founder Tells How Tutoring Is the Path to Opportunity

Bay Area Tutoring Association addresses education inequities

He calls tutoring a bridge to opportunity and says “everybody needs tutoring. It helps students…

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HBCU Student Shines at the 2017 PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship

The diverse tournament is presented by BE 100s company CastleOak Securities

In the individual competition, Tiana Jones won a five-stroke victory over her opponent, making last…

By Robin White Goode

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graduating

Not Enough of Us Are Graduating from College—And Here’s Why

Higher education doesn't have to mean a four-year degree

Two years ago my husband and I watched nearly bursting with pride and joy as…

By Robin White Goode

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borrowing money for college

Borrowing Money for College? It’ll Cost More to Pay it Back

Undergraduate, graduate, and PLUS loans all affected

Borrow intelligently—and pay your loans back in a way that makes sense for your pocketbook.…

By Robin White Goode

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graduating seniors

3 Tips for Parents of Graduating Seniors

How to support your adult child’s transition from student to young professional

Congratulations! Your child is graduating from college—but parents of graduating seniors all over are wondering:…

By Robin White Goode

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Writing Skills—Does College Really Improve Them?

Researcher urges colleges to measure student improvement over four years in school

A researcher at Rice University urges colleges to measure students’ writing skills to see if…

By Robin White Goode

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You Need Math Awareness—Here’s Why

Collaboration, decomposing numbers, and pattern recognition are key to developing numeracy skills

Yet math competence is rewarded handsomely: According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics as reported…

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How To

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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