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First Lady Speaks to Tuskegee Graduates at Commencement

Urges hard work, resilience and authenticity

First lady Michelle Obama spoke to Tuskegee University’s 2015 graduating class on Saturday, May 9,…

By Robin White Goode

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Speaking Truth About Black Men

Black males face many problems. Black males are not the problem. This is a powerful, even revolutionary distinction to make.

African American males face many challenges. However being black and male is not among them.…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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5 Transferable Skills You Can Learn in the US Army

Importance of soft skills for enlisted military members

For service members, contacting the US Army Transition Assistance Program or Army Career and Alumni…

By Kandia Johnson

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Magic Johnson Donates $1 Million to Support Chicago Teachers

Johnson gives back to the nonprofit OneGoal

Magic Johnson donates $1 million to OneGoal to support Chicago teachers.

By Courtney Connley

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Vocational Training at Community College Really Pays

Health programs at community college lead to higher salaries

Preparing for health occupations at community college leads to substantial increase in pay.

By BlackEnterprise.com

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African Americans Less Likely to be Dean than Director

Few people of color on business school faculty as well

African Americans and Hispanic Americans are far less likely to hold the dean’s chair at…

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Common Core: Bringing Calm to Classroom Chaos

Georgia Teacher of the Year 2014

Common Core is a source of stability that yields greater learning, helping to bring calm…

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Rapper MC Lyte Becomes Board Member for Dillard University

The hip-hop pioneer now sits on the board of trustees for historic university

Philanthropist, MC Lyte, now sits on the board of trustees for the historical Dillard University.

By Brittany Dandy

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Top States Where Elementary School Teachers Make the Most

New York comes in the top spot for highest elementary school teacher wages

Bureau of Labor Statistics releases a report on the average elementary school teacher wages for…

By Courtney Connley

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Does the New SAT Hurt Students Who Attend Poor Schools?

New SAT to debut next spring

New SAT is still a norm-referenced exam which compares test takers instead of measuring what…

By Robin White Goode

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SEEK Provides Free Summer Engineering Program in 16 Cities

Prepares youngsters in grades 4–8 for STEM careers

SEEK is a free STEM summer day program targeting black youth in grades 4 to…

By Robin White Goode

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[RECAP] Twitter Chat with Wes Moore on Social Entrepreneurship and Education

The Army vet and best-selling author gives a peek into his session at Entrepreneurs Summit

Wes Moore gives us insight into social entrepreneurship and education before his Entrepreneurs Summit session.

By Essence Gant

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President Obama Launches My Brother’s Keeper Alliance

New independent nonprofit works to equalize opportunity for young men of color

A new independent nonprofit will work to create opportunity for young men of color and…

By Robin White Goode

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Chalk Talk: Chris Barbic on Leading Tennessee’s Achievement School District

Moving the worst-performing schools to the top 25%--is it possible?

Achievement School District turns around lowest performing schools in Memphis.

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Diversifying the Field of Engineering

An answer to Silicon Valley's race problem

The NACME may hold a key to one of Silicon Valley’s most highly publicized problems:…

By Robin White Goode

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Twitter Chat: Wes Moore to Talk Social Entrepreneurship and Education

The Army vet is using entrepreneurship to inspire young minds

Founder of BridgeEdU Wes Moore will join Black Enterprise in a Twitter Chat to talk…

By Essence Gant

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Don’t Know Much About History, Civics, Geography

Test results reveal inequality in civics education

A large share of the eighth graders who took the test scored at the “basic”…

By Robin White Goode

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Flashcards Go Digital (and Not Just for Kids)

Spaced repetition is an effective learning tool

The old-fashioned flashcard is taking on new, digital life with a promise to make you…

By Robin White Goode

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The Golden Age for Learning? Early Childhood

Age 0 to 4 a window of opportunity for learning

Early childhood is the optimal time for learning, with children ages 0-4 as a huge…

By Robin White Goode

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The Case for Coding in School Curriculum

Advocates say computer science has a place in curriculum alongside math and English classes

Advocates call to add coding to school curriculum, stating computer science has a place in…

By Joel Lyons

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