Tag Archives: Cornell University

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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East Harlem

Union Settlement Prepares East Harlem Students for College

The College Readiness Program has helped 20,000 young people

Key to Union Settlement’s work is providing educational resources and training that prepare young people…

By Robin White Goode

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Billionaire Robert F. Smith Gives $50 Million to Cornell Engineering School

African American billionaire, generously gifts Cornell's School of Engineering

Smith’s $50 million will further diversity efforts at Cornell.

By Samara Lynn

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Sociologists Analyze Homeowner Attrition

Exploitative lending is partly to blame

For many, the American Dream involves becoming a homeowner.

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Afrika Bambaataa Named Cornell Visiting Scholar

The university contains the nation's largest archive on Hip-Hop culture

The university contains the nation’s largest archive on Hip-Hop culture

By Black Enterprise

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10 Black Celebrities Who Attended Ivy League Schools

Eight schools have the honor of being labeled Ivy League and—surprisingly—having these 10 celebrities as attendees

The elite eight of higher education are referred to as Ivy League schools. While most…

By Amber McKynzie

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In the News: Google+ Makes Its Debut; Former VP Steals Millions From Citigroup; Mother Sues Cornell Frat for Sons Death

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See what’s going on in the world with today’s compilation of news around the web

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Cornell University

Black Enterprise Top 50 Colleges for African Americans

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