Tag Archives: Center for American Progress

for-profit graduate

Enrollment in Predatory For-Profit Graduate Schools Is Steady

Black women are overrepresented in this sector, CAP reports

Although much has been reported about for-profit schools defrauding and misleading students, much less information…

By Robin White Goode

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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…

By Robin White Goode

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African American women

What It’s Like for Black Women in America

African American women are critical for the country’s economic stability, yet they still continue to face barriers to their success

Without a doubt, African American women are critical to the economic stability and success of…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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homeschooling

More Black Families Are Choosing to Homeschool

Many parents are leaning towards homeschooling to not only to protect their kids, but to see them excel

But it isn’t unusual for black homeschooling families to also cite a desire to shield…

By Robin White Goode

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SBA Administrator

SBA Will Speed Up Loan Application Process

SBA Administrator: Say goodbye to fax machines and mountains of paperwork

The Small Business Administration is streamlining its loan approval process for small business owners.
SBA Administrator…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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House Republicans Off Base: Small Businesses Support Employment Non-Discrimination Act

Business owners believe nondiscrimination policies boost bottom lines

Senior House Republican aides say the bill is unlikely to come up in the chamber…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Change Agents Danielle and Aisha C. Moodie-Mills

Capitol Hill Power Couple’s Radio Show Serves Up Politics and Pop Culture

Danielle and Aisha Moodie-Mills dish on hot topics from racism to sexuality

Listeners can download episodes of Politini on iTunes.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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SOTU_obama

Rescuing Communities of Color

The whole world prepares for Obama's first State of the Union Address of 2011 and his plans for our financial recovery

With less than a week before President Obama’s State of the Union Address, political and…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Can Green-Collar Jobs Save the Economy?

Activists meet in Washington to promote new opportunities

It’s not often that environmentalists and labor groups see eye to eye. But the nation’s…

By Joyce Jones

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