Tag Archives: Education

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Children of Color Are Gifted, Too

So why are they underrepresented in programs for advanced learners in schools across America?

The groundbreaking work of Martin D. Jenkins who studied and published papers telling descriptive stories…

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Which Are the Top 10 Education Systems in the World?

2012 PISA results include Poland, Estonia, Taiwan.

The U.S. is not on the list of countries that have the world’s best education…

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College Strategies for Retaining and Graduating First-Generation Students

Low-income students should be integrated throughout campus life

How can colleges not only admit first-generation students, but retain them until they graduate? Here…

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The Habits of Successful People

It takes more than studying to be excel academically

What are habits of success that can matter as much as the acquisition of academic…

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Black Star Grove Expands the Cultural Horizons of Black Youth

Founder Amber Turner promotes self-confidence, academic excellence and leadership

Amber Turner, M.A. was witnessing a trend that she grew increasingly frustrated with. The lack…

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World-Renowned Medical Professional Delivers Keynote at University of Maryland

Dr. Ralph Rogers returns to his alma mater for commencement speech

Along his decorated journey, Dr. Rogers obtained his Ph.D. in exercise physiology at the University…

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Do Black Students Need Black Teachers to Excel?

‘Racial mismatch’ may affect student performance

If you’re a boy of color in elementary school, your likelihood of being suspended or…

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Graduation Rates Rise, But Do Diplomas Have Value?

Goal of being college and career ready appears to be elusive

High school graduation rates have reached 82%, but graduates continue to score low on college…

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Learning Soft Skills in Childhood May Prevent Hard Problems Later

Learning self-control keeps at-risk kids out of criminal trouble, study finds

The academic skills that were taught as part of Fast Track turned out to have…

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[BE Education Package] My Experience Abroad: London

University of Maryland alum Micah Pate Jr. spent two weeks in London

Micah Pate Jr. studied abroad, spending two weeks in London while he was an undergrad…

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John King Jr. Ready to Succeed Arne Duncan as Secretary of Education

He’s optimistic about ESSA and the power of school to help kids in need

Jan.1, John King assumes the role of Acting Secretary of the Department of Education, succeeding…

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[BE Education Package] My Experience Abroad: Sri Lanka

University of Maryland alum spent four weeks in Sri Lanka

Maurice Nick studied abroad, spending four weeks in Sri Lanka, while working toward his graduate…

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New Man on Campus: John Williams, President of Muhlenberg College

Lehigh Valley school seeks to increase diversity, develop mentoring network

A small, liberal arts college in Pennsylvania that started out as a Lutheran seminary, Muhlenberg…

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African American Students Win Marshall Scholarships

Scholars will study at a British university for up to two years

The Marshall Scholarships program was established by an act of the British Parliament and is…

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Black Students Excel at Top Colleges

Memo to Justice Antonin Scalia

Comparing students with similar test scores, black students at the most selective schools are more…

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Nigerians Who Escaped Boko Haram Graduate From Texas HBCU

Mother and two daughters earn honors after family relocates to U.S.

Before the tragic story of the more than 200 Nigerian girls who were abducted from…

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HBCUs Are Still The Solution

Historically black colleges do a lot more with a lot less

Publisher and Chairman Earl G. Graves Sr. states unequivocally that historically black colleges are still…

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[BE Education Package] My Experience Abroad: London, England, UK

Howard alum Amber Cuff spent a semester in London

London is a wonderful city, even better than I thought it would be. It is…

By Sonja Mack

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[BE Education Package] Despite Paris, It’s Still Important to Study Abroad

Less than 10% of American students pursue international education

Only 9% of American students study abroad during their college years—of those, 75% are white;…

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The Common Black College Application: What You Need to Know

The CBCA reduces expenses and makes it easy to apply to HBCUs

The Common Black College Application can be used by students to apply to several historically…

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