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Ed Department’s Office for Civil Rights to Become ‘Neutral, Impartial’

Under the Obama administration, for example, the Office for Civil Rights determined that black students…

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Betsy DeVos

Betsy DeVos Says She Wants to Protect Student Borrowers, Then Freezes Rules That Protect Them

Secretary of Education is sued by 18 state attorneys general

Although DeVos has said it is her intent to protect students, it seems that she…

By Robin White Goode

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DeVos Supports For-Profit Sector Over Students, Taxpayers

The Trump administration seeks to "re-regulate" the effective gainful employment rule "out of existence"

DeVos suggests that what’s important is the ability to pursue higher education including career training,…

By Robin White Goode

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Will Betsy DeVos #ProtectOurStudents?

The U.S. Secretary of Education testifies before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee

Betsy DeVos answered questions from the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee this morning after defending the Trump…

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DeVos

The Best Twitter Reactions to the Uproar over DeVos’ Commencement Speech at B-CU

Black Twitter stood in solidarity with the students who protested during Betsy DeVos' commencement speech at Bethune-Cookman University

Graduates at the HBCU heckled and turned their backs towards DeVos. Meanwhile, the hashtag #BackstoDeVos…

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Upward Bound Programs in Jeopardy Because of Minor Errors

Department of Education rejects applications without a way to appeal

Because of such niggling, technical oversights, Upward Bound programs serving more than 2,000 students at…

By Robin White Goode

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Betsy DeVos

Betsy DeVos Seeks Input from Black Education Blogger

U.S. Education Secretary came across as ready to listen

Rhames also spoke directly with the secretary by phone for a solid hour and says…

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looks bright

With Trump and DeVos, For-Profits’ Future Looks Bright

Predatory schools may be having their day in the sun again

Since talking with B-CU leadership, I’ve decided to look more closely into the situation, but…

By Robin White Goode

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HBCU Summit

Morgan State University President Slams Betsy DeVos Over HBCU Remark

Dr. David Wilson says DeVos' remarks about HBCU's were an "unfortunate choice of words"

Morgan State University president, Dr. David Wilson, told BE that Betsy DeVos’ comments were an…

By Selena Hill

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Butler College Prep

Betsy DeVos – Will What Happened in Michigan Happen in New York?

Providing oversight is a key to success, charter school principal says

Betsy DeVos has been U.S. Education Secretary for little more than a week, yet concerns…

By Robin White Goode

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How Will Betsy DeVos Affect Your Neighborhood Schools?

Probably not as much as you think

For example, when the Department of Education issued guidelines about school discipline, districts responded. They…

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education reform

Race and Social Justice in Education Reform

Is it a movement if black and brown people aren’t leading it?

Last week, Rhames sat on the panel Race, Social Justice and Education Reform, one of…

By Robin White Goode

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Education Reform

On the Record with Democrats for Education Reform

This advocacy organization supports leaders who champion high quality public school

Last week I spoke with Shavar Jeffries, the national president of Democrats for Education Reform.…

By Robin White Goode

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segregated schools

Segregated Schools Are Stifling Students of Color

High-poverty schools harm students

Economic Policty Institute researchers have released a comprehensive new report that shows that black and…

By Robin White Goode

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John King

On the Record with John King, President Obama’s Education Secretary

As the Obama presidency draws to a close, King looks back

The other day I spoke with U.S. Education Secretary John King for a final interview.…

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our schools

What Does a Trump Administration Mean for Our Schools?

We want better schools, not necessarily ‘choice’

At our neighborhood house tour this year, a young mother whose children attend a great…

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How To

3 (Non-Creepy) Ways to Follow-up After a Networking Event

If you’ve ever exchanged contact information at a networking event, then waited too long to…

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women in business

How Women in Business Can Help Other Women Break Barriers

Considering women of color are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the United States, BlackEnterprise.com…

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