Tag Archives: Education

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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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Got Computer Science? You Should

Computer Science Education Week is Dec. 7 – 13

BlackEnterprise.com sat down with Jeffrey R.N. Forbes, associate professor of the practice of computer science…

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Are You Thankful for Your College Education?

Was the hard work worth it?

During this season of Thanksgiving, are you thankful that you went to college? That’s what…

By Robin White Goode

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Black MIT Faculty and Alumni Continue Legacy of Achievement

Three notable MIT professors were honored as part of 'the family'

The Black Alumni of MIT (BAMIT) honored the recent appointments of three notable Massachusetts Institute…

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Arne Duncan: 7 Steps Toward More Inclusive Campus Environments

Campus leaders lay out solutions to foster supportive educational environments

This month, we convened campus leaders from around the country — presidents, faculty, legal experts,…

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The Nation’s Oldest Private HBCU, Wilberforce University, Maintains Its Accreditation

Full accreditation is restored to Wilberforce University, the nation's oldest private HBCU

The HLC Board of Trustees based its action on the institution satisfactorily meeting all five…

By Kandia Johnson

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The Rucker Sisters Talk Managing Careers, Entrepreneurship, and Motherhood

These God-fearing, southern belles were taught that the world is limitless

Education has always been the focal point for success in the Rucker family. Born into…

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Poverty and Disadvantage Hurts Boys More Than Girls

Even in the womb, boys are more affected by stress

Boys in the U.S. are falling behind, but boys in disadvantaged homes, or who are…

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No Services for Gifted Children in Communities of Color

Concerned about 'the lack of equality," one mom says

Officials at the city’s Department of Education say there aren’t enough children who score high…

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Arne Duncan: Accreditors to Receive Greater Scrutiny

Student debt is rising. Graduation rates aren't.

Education Secretary Arne Duncan is preparing to unveil a package of proposals aimed at forcing…

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Interview With Author of RIISE Roadmap to Independent School Success & Beyond

E-guide to independent school culture seeks to equip families of color

RIISE Founder and President Gina Parker Collins discusses the unique education journey independent schools can…

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U.K. School Bans Computers and iPads—at Home, Too

Students at London Acorn School learn without screens of any kind

A school in London for pupils up to age 14 bans the use of all…

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This Week’s Highlights: The Best and the Brightest

Check out the biggest stories of the week

Here is a recap of this week’s highlights from news, career, education, small business, lifestyle,…

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Morehouse College Debate Team Wins First Tournament of Academic Year

HBCU students take home trophy for best overall performance

The Morehouse College Speech and Debate Team won its first tournament at the University of…

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Thousands of MBAs Gather at NBMBAA Conference

The 37th annual event for black MBAs was a success

The National Black MBA Association (NMBAA) wrapped up their 37th annual conference in Orlando, FL.

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This Week’s Highlights: The Best and the Brightest

Check out the top trending news stories from this week

Here is a recap of this week’s highlights, some of the biggest news, tech, career,…

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Black Immigrants in U.S. Earning 30% More than U.S. Born Blacks

Different economies emerging for the ‘different flavors of black’

As the ‘different flavors of black’ emerge, different economies are also emerging. The Nielsen…

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Should You Enroll Your High School Student in a Foreign Exchange Program?

6 benefits of high school study abroad programs

Here are six benefits of attending a foreign exchange program for high school students.

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CBCF Conference: Day 1 – Diversity in Tech and Black Female Voting Power

Hot topics from the 45th Annual Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Conference

For the next three days, the in-depth discussions on issues disproportionately impacting black communities will…

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Muslim 9th Grader Arrested, But Not Charged After School ‘Hoax Bomb’ Incident

Case shines light on profiling, school safety, and whether authorities are going too far

Recent arrest of Ahmed Mohamed, a Muslim, Texas teen whose invention was mistaken for a…

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