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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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Black History Month: Then and Now in Education

Charlotte Forten Grimke and John B. King Jr.embody educational excellence and commitment to social justice

Education leaders like Charlotte Forten Grimke and John B. King Jr. pave the way for…

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Measuring College Success Rates

Despite billions spent on higher education, the "return on investment" is unclear

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is pushing for clear and comprehensive information to be…

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Send Your Kids to College Without Going Broke

How to search for scholarships, motivate your students, and more

In a Facebook chat and in her book, The Parent’s Smart Guide to Sending Your…

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Young, Gifted, and Black

How one family is fighting for giftedness inclusion

Eight-year-old twins Brooke and Breanna Bennett (shown left), have spent most of their lives in…

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Is College Accreditation About to Be Disrupted?

U.S. Chamber of Commerce urges employers to set up their own certification system

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the latest major player to recommend steps that could…

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5 Higher Ed Issues That Should Be Dominating the Presidential Debates

Do the candidates’ debates lack a focus on higher education?

According to an important article at E-Campus News, the five higher education issues that should…

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Study: Global Skills Gap Widening Among Minority Youths

Math and reading proficiencies are at devastating lows in urban areas based on test scores

Research by the Center for American Progress in Washington, D.C., details how many students meet…

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Parental Involvement at School Increases Student Performance

Districts are working to bolster parents as volunteers

Parental involvement at school matters. The children of such parents perform better academically and evince…

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Companies Servicing Student Loans Add to Borrowers’ Burden

Dubious practices make matters worse

The companies servicing student loans ignore requests, do the opposite of what they’re asked to…

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