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You Can Learn to Code—Without Taking on Debt

Except for those that offer income share agreements—which require little to no cash up front.…

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How Affluent Grade Inflation Hurts Low-Income Kids

Rich students get higher grades

It’s that grade inflation is accelerating in the schools attended by higher-income Americans, who are…

By Robin White Goode

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Social Skills Curriculum May Prepare Tots for Job Success

‘Dealing with yourself and others in a healthy way’ is key to flourishing in school and at work

We were talking about the ability to thrive in the workplace and the challenges that…

By Robin White Goode

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The For-Profit School Disaster

Trump veers from the approach of the Obama administration in handling of this sector

I’ve written about for-profits before. They’re known for exploiting black and Hispanic students, as well…

By Robin White Goode

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Segregation

Educational Inequality and Segregation in U.S. K-12 Schools

College begins in kindergarten

But Hannah-Jones’s tweet is so on-target. Educational inequality is probably the one feature that characterizes…

By Robin White Goode

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Kimora Hudosn

13-Year-Old Black Girl Becomes Youngest Student Accepted to the University of West Georgia

This teen genius is a young example of black excellence

At just 13 years old, Kimora Hudson is the youngest student to be accepted and…

By Selena Hill

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Why Are All the Black Kids Still Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?

Beverly Daniel Tatum revises her classic book and takes race beyond black and white

Yet, as Tatum points out, “No one ever says, ‘if Jared Kushner hadn’t gotten into…

By Robin White Goode

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#ReadABookDay – The 10 Books That Should Be Part of Your Kid’s Childhood

‘Every day is #ReadABookDay!’

And to sneak in one of my son’s all-time favorites—The Lord of the Rings trilogy,…

By Robin White Goode

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Back to School: Helping Kids Dream Big

Melinda Gates finds students across the country to be resilient risk-takers

As my family and I get ready for the beginning of the new school year,…

By Robin White Goode

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Has Your Child Been Expelled from Preschool?

New Illinois law sets stricter guidelines for preschool expulsion

It might have been. I’ve previously written that, regrettably, studies from Yale show that racism…

By Robin White Goode

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The Teacher Who Can “Talk To a 5-Year-Old About Engineering,” By Bill Gates

'I want students to see many different futures,' says Camille Jones, the 2017 Teacher of the Year

A lot of that was just my personal aptitude. But maybe things would have been…

By Robin White Goode

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Six Things Black People Should Always Hold Valuable

The author expresses his opinion on what we should hold dear in the aftermath of Charlottesville

For having a Black Expo and valuing black businesses and black people, we are called…

By Jerome D. Love

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rihanna

Rihanna Launches ‘Dollar Campaign’ to Educate Students in Malawi

The pop icon is giving fans a chance to help her spread education and join her at her upcoming Diamond Ball

Rihanna is challenging her fans to donate $1 to help support her effort to educate…

By Selena Hill

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First Comes College—Then Comes Marriage

Educated women are more likely to get—and stay—married

It may be that educated women are marrying better—by that I mean they’re using their…

By Robin White Goode

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future leaders

With White Majority Dwindling, Not Investing in Students of Color Puts the Fabric of Society at Stake

The president of A Better Chance speaks out

As public schools across the country begin their school year, they will be presented with…

By Robin White Goode

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What You Need to Know: The Republican Budget and Its ‘Assault on the American Dream’

Education Trust denounces cuts to programs that increase social mobility

If you’re planning to start or continue your college education this fall, or have children…

By Robin White Goode

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

Will the rights of black students be protected?

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

By Robin White Goode

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SMART

Getting SMART About Health and Academics

Attending to student wellness increases attendance, lowers discipline referrals

Sullivan’s principal credits SMART, saying the health center is “the key differentiator in helping to…

By Robin White Goode

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Learning Through Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

How these organizations help young people “swing for the fences”

As a lifelong baseball fan, former high school ballplayer, and coach for 20 years, I…

By Robin White Goode

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The National Urban League Releases Its State of Black America Report

Washington’s shift in priorities threatens African American progress

Yesterday the National Urban League released the 41st edition of its State of Black America…

By Robin White Goode

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How To

Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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