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Black Enterprise Partners with HBCU Buzz

Collaborating to better meet your needs

Through our BE Smart initiative, we will align with HBCU Buzz to provide information and…

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TechConneXt Hacker Gets Full Ride to LSU

Southern University student to earn Ph.D. in comp sci

I got selected to go to the BE Smart Hackathon by the chair of my…

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Opportunity Nation Says The Next President Can Do These 12 Things To Close Gap

12 action items for the next POTUS

A lot of things create an environment of opportunity—such as access to affordable housing, access…

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New Education Majority Study Surveys Families of Color on Schooling

Black and Hispanic families want higher standards, but lack political power

Although the survey captures the beliefs and concerns of black and Latino parents, it’s doubtful…

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More Economic Facts Affecting Your Child’s Education: Fact 5

More schooling increases personal financial security

One year of additional schooling lowers the probability of a student later being unemployed by…

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Princeton Fills Dean for Diversity and Inclusion Post

University retains Woodrow Wilson’s name but confronts its history

Protests have roiled college campuses across the country lately, many led by African American students.…

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8 Ways Elmont Memorial High School Clears the Path for Student Success

High expectations, individualized attention, and more go a long way

The school is a culturally diverse mosaic of the African Diaspora: Students hail from Haiti,…

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14 Economic Facts Affecting Your Child’s Education: Fact 4

Want to avoid living in poverty? Develop quantitative skills

Although there is substantial variation in earnings within majors, those that emphasize quantitative skills—such as…

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Shell Oil Makes a Difference in Communities Across the Nation

BE Smart talks with Frazier Wilson, VP of Shell Oil Co. Foundation

Shell Oil partners with high schools across the nation to raise awareness about career opportunities…

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Former Teacher Develops Web Series to Save Educators’ Sanity

Using comedy, Sabrina Thompson pokes fun at the absurd inner workings of school

To create the show, Thompson drew on her own experience working with colleagues at an…

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Rasaan Hollis, senior at Xavier University and Gateway to Leadership Scholar, speaks at UNCF’s 2015 Student Leadership Conference. (Image: Lionel L. Foreman, DLL Production)

New UNCF Partnership Encourages African American Students To Choose Healthcare Careers

UNCF and Health Care Navigator partner to expose array of careers in healthcare

We want to invest in students and expose them to the rewards of careers in…

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Economic Facts Affecting Your Child’s Education: Fact 3

Early childhood environments matter--a lot

The Hamilton Project at Brookings recently released 14 Economic Facts on Education and Economic Opportunity,…

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For Many, High School Diploma Indicates They’re not Ready

Schools focus on attaining credits, not mastery

The U.S. high school graduation rate has reached a record high of 81%, but questions…

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Why Education Is the Pathway Out of Prison

This company delivers education options to prisoners, lowering rates of recidivism

IDS, the business of Rubin Cockrell, PhD, and Turner Nashe, PhD, provides the transforming power…

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HBCU Student Says ‘Let There Be Light’

Johnson C. Smith provides high-potential students a pathway to success

After losing her way academically, this HBCU student is determined to succeed, and does, thanks…

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Women’s History Month: Nena Ugwuomo, Founder & President of Student Dream

This 26-year-old dynamo helps students turn their dreams into viable businesses

Nena Ugwuomo, founder & president of Student Dream, the first incubator-accelerator to focus solely on…

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Fact 2. Economic Facts You Need to Know

That are affecting our kids’ education

The skills premium–the difference in earnings between low and high-skilled workers–is one of the economic…

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HBCUs Invest in Students and Get Results

Historically black colleges invest in students who soar

HBCUs are known for supporting academically underserved students and getting great results. Bill Gates writes…

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Economic Facts You Need to Know

Certain skills play an important role in predicting economic outcomes

Early childhood experience can cast a long shadow over a person’s life–for good or ill.…

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Ladayah Josiah with her music teacher, Jerel Witsell. (Image: Matthew Septimus / Courtesy WQXR)

Music Instrument Drive Helps Students Hit a High Note

School receives instrument donations to help students achieve their dreams

The WQXR Instrument Drive collected 3,000 used instruments last year and provided refurbished instruments to…

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