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STEM education

National Day of Action for all Supporters of STEM Education

Contact your representatives in Congress today

STEM Education Coalition calls on STEM ed supporters to contact Congress to fully fund grants…

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SAT

These Students Prove Khan Academy SAT Prep Works

Three students learn that they can learn anything

Three students raise their SAT scores through hard work and discipline. Read how they conquered…

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Generation Z Leaves Its Mark on the College Application Process

ZeeMee harnesses the power of the digital age

Want to make your college application stand out? Read how ZeeMee can visualize your interests…

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Common Core

Teachers Actually Like Common Core

But are the standards too high for immature kids?

Some teachers like Common Core, but the tests remain a work in progress. Can the…

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Green Tech Brightens Future for Albany’s Young Men

Charter school leads the way to excellence

The all-male, 97% black graduates of Green Tech High Charter School in Albany enjoy a…

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teacher prep

Does Better Teacher Prep Make Better Teachers?

An effective teacher has a greater impact on student learning than the student’s ethnicity, class, environment, or class size

The U.S. Department of Education has released new regulations to hold schools that educate teachers…

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This Free Program for High School Girls Is Now Open

Free Goodman Theatre program immerses high school girls in journalism and theater

The Goodman Theatre in Chicago offers a free journalism/theater program to 10th- and 11th-grade girls.…

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soft skills

Hard Times Ahead for Those Who Lack Soft Skills

Self-control, teamwork—such skills make the difference in school and the workplace

Soft skills, also known as social, emotional, and behavioral skills, at one time may have…

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graduation

High School Graduation Rate Sets New Record

"It takes a village to raise graduation rates"

The U.S. high school graduation rate sets a new record. Read how the Obama administration,…

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hackathon

BE Smart Hackathon Has a Winner!

10 teams learn coding, working with mentors, and more

The challenge? Students were charged with developing an infotainment in-vehicle iOS app within the Ionic…

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student loan

The Skinny on Higher Ed and Student Loan Debt

A quality education will position you to pay them back

A report that came out in July from the Council of Economic Advisers examines what…

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Essay

Write a Memorable Essay and Get into the School of Your Dreams

You may get funding, too

Procrastinating over your college admissions essay or grad school personal statement? Read how a writing…

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Be Smart

BE Smart Hackers Visit Silicon Valley Corporate Sites

10 HBCU teams learn about opportunities in tech

Read how BE Smart hackers visited sponsors AT&T Foundry and LinkedIn, where they learned about…

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BE Smart Hackathon

The BE Smart Hackathon 2016 Begins!

10 HBCUs send hacking teams to develop infotainment app

The CEO and president of Black Enterprise, Earl “Butch” Graves Jr., welcomed the students this…

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master's

You Can Get a Master’s Degree for $7,000

Georgia Tech’s prestigious computer science program is affordable

Is a master’s in computer science from a highly ranked university out of your reach?…

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Finland

World Teacher’s Day: Taking a Look at Finland

The Finns let children be children

Unlike in the United States, where many schools are slashing recess, schoolchildren in Finland have…

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia Keeps Its Kids in School and Out of Prison

Diversion program hailed as a ‘model’

In Philly, children as young as 10 “were being arrested for bringing scissors to school.”…

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Stanford

You Can Go to Business School for Free (Almost, Maybe)

Stanford Graduate School of Business will pay you $160K for 2 years

Stanford is in California, not far from fabled Silicon Valley, which its graduates have had…

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scholarship

Deadline Looming for NASCAR Chevrolet Diversity Scholarship

Contest supports STEM education

By submitting that video you could be eligible to win one of four 2016 Chevrolet…

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Child Health Day

Child Health Day

President Obama calls on Americans to keep children healthy

Years ago I worked for a Christian organization that helped resettle refugees across the United…

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How To

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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podcast

How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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