Tag Archives: Johns Hopkins University

Black Teacher

Black Kids Need Black Teachers – Or Do They?

At one time all black kids had black teachers—we called it segregation

Studies have shown repeatedly that black teachers have higher expectations of black children (which is…

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Kentucky Narrows Graduation Gap Between Low- and High-Income Students

Report from Everyone Graduates Center examines what works

“Kentucky is a state with rates of poverty that exceed the nation’s, but with graduation…

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Diplomas Now Helps Keep Kids in School

Absenteeism + behavior problems + poor grades = early warning signs

When researcher Bob Balfanz and his colleagues first discovered the predictive power of early warning…

By Robin White Goode

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The One “Fight” Muhammad Ali Did Not Win

Segregation and inequity still plague the nation’s schools

In the news this weekend about the death of former heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali,…

By Robin White Goode

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Will High School Graduation Rates Reach 90% by 2020?

GradNation report examines progress and obstacles

The majority of black and brown high school students you encounter every day—a startling 63%—attend…

By Robin White Goode

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Lower Your Student Loan Payments Now

So you can get married, buy a house, have a baby, and move on with your life without onerous debt

For most students, income-driven repayment plans are a better option than forbearance, which capitalizes the…

By Robin White Goode

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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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Black Doctor Withdraws as Johns Hopkins Commencement Speaker

Dr. Carson has been a vocal critic of President Obama

Dr. Benjamin Carson, famed neurosurgeon, will no longer speak at Hopkins’ commencement

By Makkada B. Selah

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Johns Hopkins University

Mailing Address: Mason Hall 3400 N. Charles Street Baltimore, MD 21218
Rank on 2008 List: 27

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