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How Our Education System is Short-changing Talented Minorities

Good intentions alone will not endow educators with the ability to see potential where they don’t expect to find it

Northern California is not alone in short-changing talented minorities in the education system.

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‘Wandering Mom’ Tanai Benard Talks New Culture, New Life, and Overcoming Obstacles (Part II)

She wanted her children to know that they could experience the splendor of the world on a grand scale

She wanted her children to know that they could experience the splendor of the world…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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My Dream Speaks Gala Honors Black Enterprise BRIDGE Foundation

Roberta Graves receives honor for her work with the Black Enterprise BRIDGE Foundation

Black Enterprise BRIDGE Foundation President, Roberta Graves, receives honor for her commitment to uplifting children’s…

By Courtney Connley

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National Society of Black Engineers Unveils Engineering Program for Kids

National Society of Black Engineers will hold a series of engineering programs for kids

NSBE’s mission is “to increase the number of culturally responsible black engineers who excel academically,…

By Samara Lynn

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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Launches “Dream Come True” Charter School in Harlem

Combs describes the opportunity as "a dream come true."

According to recent sources, rap and hip-hop mogul Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs is set to launch…

By Cristie Leondis

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Young Gifted and Black: 10-Year-Old Genius Finds Niche in School For the Gifted

Parents invest in son’s potential

Parents of two gifted children explain what they do to support their education: lay the…

By Robin White Goode

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Can’t Afford Tuition Here? College is Free in Europe

And many classes are taught entirely in English

American students are paying no or low-cost college tuition in Europe. Unless you’re getting generous…

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How I Did It: Evan Rose, Software Engineer

Harvard grad goes from liberal arts to tech space

A software engineer, who taught himself to code, left finance and now runs his own…

By Robin White Goode

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How Many Protests Will It Take to Finally Diversify Our Campuses?

Too many college campuses fail to embrace diversity

Protests have erupted on predominantly white college campuses across the nation, as students express their…

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Young, Gifted and Black: High IQ 6-Year-Old Suspended Twice

There's more to giftedness than just being smart

The fourth in the Young, Gifted and Black series, this article tells the story of…

By Robin White Goode

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Should Computer Science Education Cover More Than Coding?

You need theory as well as practice, some say

Colleges teach computer science theory, but hackers and coding boot camps teach how to code…

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HBCUs Take On Tech at Wall Street Project Economic Summit

Strategies for feeding the diversity technology pipeline

Silicon Valley is a new promised land for those enamored of tech. How can HBCUs…

By Robin White Goode

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No Lines in the Sand: How to Keep Ourselves Honest in School Politics

A Chicago teacher exposes the tension inherent in 'looking out for your own'

Doing what’s best for underserved public school children and for your own can lead to…

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HBCU Students Get ‘Wall Street Ready’ at Rainbow PUSH Wall Street Summit

Panel discusses the diversity of future generations of Wall Street

The panel, Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Reconnecting and Sustaining Relationships with Wall Street, was…

By Robin White Goode

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Bringing STEM Within Reach of All Students

What rigor, community, and good teaching can do

The 2006 New Jersey Teacher of the Year is revolutionizing the way math and science…

By Robin White Goode

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What Little Kids Need From Grownups

Play and free time may matter more than we think

Erika Christakis, a lecturer at the Yale Child Study Center, writes about the importance of…

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Digital Learning Day: 4 Traits of Effective Schools

Working to narrow the digital divide

Digital Learning Day examines the digital divide that still affects rural and low income communities.…

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Education Strategies – Do They Work?

Legislation calls for "evidence-based" initiatives

To understand the value of the law’s approach to evidence, it is useful to contrast…

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UC Davis to Host Energy Institute For Young African Leaders Program

First energy-themed institute of the Mandela Washington Fellowship

UC Davis will host the first energy-themed institute of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, the flagship…

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President’s FY2017 Budget Addresses Student Debt, College Affordability and Completion

The Institute for College Access & Success responds

The budget also includes additional funds for certain groups of students who already receive Pell…

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