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Formerly Homeless STEM Student Excels

Mentoring relationship one more way her future looks bright

But Wiggins attributes her success to the life-changing supports at Brookview, where she is remembered…

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graduation

Graduation and Gift Giving – to Parents

Use your first real paycheck to thank Mom and Dad

In Sunday’s New York Times, I read the article “Parents Deserve a College Graduation Present,…

By Robin White Goode

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preschoolers

Obama Administration Puts Preschoolers on Path to Excel

$1 Billion investment supports quality early childhood education in 20 states

More importantly, the investment is yielding positive results. It has opened the way for lower-earning…

By Robin White Goode

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Chicago

100 Black Men of Chicago to Host a Night at the Museum

The 100 Black Men of Chicago organization creates scholarship endowments for college-bound students

100 Black Men of Chicago will be hosting A Night at the Museum, a white…

By Robin White Goode

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Obama

There’s an Obama in Your Classroom

The child in your class may grow up to be President of the United States

Class rosters don’t tell teachers how to pronounce our students’ names, let alone point out…

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low test scores

Do Run-Down Schools Trigger Low Test Scores?

Study says school buildings account for 70% of low performance

Buildings should absolutely be considered an important part of helping low income children succeed. The…

By Robin White Goode

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essay writing

College Essay Writing Season Is Now

Get ahead of the curve and hone your writing skills

“In high school, students aren’t often asked to write essays that extol their virtues from…

By Robin White Goode

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graduation

Kentucky Narrows Graduation Gap Between Low- and High-Income Students

Report from Everyone Graduates Center examines what works

“Kentucky is a state with rates of poverty that exceed the nation’s, but with graduation…

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UNCF STEM Scholars

UNCF Announces Inaugural UNCF Stem Scholars

Awards to include critical wraparound services

The 100 top-performing African American high school seniors selected from across the nation, will each…

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high school

Does High School Success Automatically Translate to College Success?

No, and advanced coursework doesn’t help much either

Advanced high school coursework may not be worth it unless you take calculus. Courses like…

By Robin White Goode

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School suspensions

R-E-S-P-E-C-T Reduces School Suspensions

Empathy helps forge strong student-teacher relationships

According to a study led by Stanford social psychology researcher Jason A. Okonofua, respect and…

By Robin White Goode

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spinoff series

Howard Alum Ta-Nehisi Coates’ ‘Black Panther’ Gets Spin-off Series

The much anticipated comic series hits stands later this year

Coates, a national correspondent at The Atlantic and an alum of Howard University, was offered…

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schools

Every Student Succeeds When Schools are Funded Fairly

How funding inequities lead to schools that are separate and unequal

Maya tries to concentrate on her lesson in a sweltering, overcrowded Title I classroom, with…

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Career services

7 Best Ways to Use Your Campus Career Services Office

Start early, give yourself time, visit often

The No. 1 “best practice” for using your campus’s Career Services office? Recognize that developing…

By Robin White Goode

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College

Is The College You Want to Attend Within Your Financial Means?

Planning for the total cost of paying for college will help to ensure that the institution you want to attend is the right one

Planning for the total cost of paying for college will help to ensure that the…

By Jessica Brown

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college grads

Why Some College Grads End Up in Low Paying Careers

You need to know about career undermatching

Not only does Pliska know the term, she coined it. And she and her team…

By Robin White Goode

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college degree

Why Your College Degree Isn’t Enough

How CGI America and Opportunity Network are making a positive impact on African American youth

If you don’t grow up around people who are doing a diverse array of jobs…

By Robin White Goode

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HBCU presidents

Open Letter From 30 HBCU Presidents Calls for Symposium on Gun Violence

Also commits to raising awareness about the impact of trauma

As people of deep faith and a unique sense of history, we know that senseless…

By Robin White Goode

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Second Chance Pell Pilot

Wiley College Attends Inaugural Convening of Second Chance Pell Pilot

The Marshall, Texas, HBCU goes to Washington

In 1994, Pell Grant eligibility for students in state and federal prisons was eliminated as…

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kids

When Young Kids See Real People Getting Shot and Dying on TV

Do kids who've witnessed violence become good students?

In the subsequent 35 years, I had never watched a man actually get shot on…

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How To

windfalls

How to Budget for Unexpected Windfalls

Having a plan for unexpected windfalls can be as important as anticipating surprise expenses. Just…

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Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)

How to Get Paid for Traveling

Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)
Have a passion for…

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