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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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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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Meeting Bill Gates: HBCU Student Has the Mental Discipline to Succeed

Students from Delaware State University and Johnson C. Smith University visit the Gates Foundation

Two HBCU presidents and several students visited the Gates Foundation to discuss their challenges and…

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14 Economic Facts Impacting Our Kids’ Education

More schooling equals greater economic security

The Hamilton Project has released 14 economic facts about education in America, including student poverty,…

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Top 10 Skills Tomorrow’s Leaders Will Need

They are developed at selective liberal arts colleges, says ELCA college leader

John Williams, president of Muhlenberg College, writes that the top 10 skills tomorrow’s leaders will…

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Meeting Students Where They Are

Bill Gates meets with two HBCU presidents

Bill Gates writes of the innovative work at two historically black universities that is helping…

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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Launches “Dream Come True” Charter School in Harlem

Combs describes the opportunity as "a dream come true."

According to recent sources, rap and hip-hop mogul Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs is set to launch…

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Top 10 Emerging Careers for College Grads

Yes, STEM is critical, but liberal arts majors can take heart

Technology is the future. Must liberal arts majors despair? Not according to this report from…

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These Colleges Are Changing The Lives of Low-Income Students

At these schools, low-income students make it to graduation day

Can low income students make it to commencement day? Yes, according to a new report…

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Grad Rates Increase, But not Necessarily for Black Students

Not all students are making it to commencement

Graduation rates are rising, but are all student groups making it to commencement day? Not…

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Obama Administration Supports African American STEM Degree Completion

Administration takes action to accelerate progress

Supporting the attaining of degrees in the fields of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics remains…

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College Fundamentals: Understanding Your Financial Aid Award Letter

And deciding which offer to accept

Deciphering a financial aid award letter can be tricky, especially if you’ve been accepted to…

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Filmmaker Nate Parker to Launch Film School at HBCU

Star of 'Beyond the Lights' opens film and drama school at Wiley College

Star of The Great Debaters, Beyond the Lights, and other films, Nate Parker is starting…

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How Not to Help Poor, Black Children – Part 2

Cultural relevance in education reform is key

After an education trip to Cameroon, an African American teacher learns to her dismay that…

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How Not to Help Poor, Black Children – Part 1

Cultural relevance in education reform is key

After an education trip to Cameroon, an African American teacher learns to her dismay that…

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What Happens When Campus Activism Affects School Policies

College presidents say racial dialogue has increased

According to a new study, college presidents say campus activism is affecting the racial dialogue…

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Women’s History Month: Carmita Vaughan, Founder & President, Surge Institute

Equipping people of color to lead education reform

Carmita Vaughan, founder and president of Surge Institute, is on a mission. She wants to…

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How To

Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
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How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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