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America’s Healthiest Schools Combat Childhood Obesity

Health is probably our most precious asset, but for millions of American children their health…

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E-Mentoring Program Brings Professionals into Lives of Kids in Need

Cricket Media exposes children to engaging, high-quality texts

Zolt also says that the effort is collaborative. “We need local sponsors, local schools, and…

By Robin White Goode

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White Teachers’ Low Expectations Put Black Students at a Disadvantage

Analysis of decade-long study reveals the power of racial bias

New research from professors at American University and Johns Hopkins reveals what isn’t exactly news:…

By Robin White Goode

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After Trump Fight, After-School Programs Are Celebrated

The Afterschool Alliance honors educators, students—and extends access

“This is our 18th year celebrating Lights on Afterschool, an event designed to showcase the…

By Robin White Goode

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[Watch] Teacher Uses Hip-Hop to Empower Kids in Math and Life

Rap as educational tool

Terrence Sims is a 6th grade teacher at Milwaukee Excellence. He created a hip-hop video…

By Samara Lynn

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How Affluent Grade Inflation Hurts Low-Income Kids

Rich students get higher grades

It’s that grade inflation is accelerating in the schools attended by higher-income Americans, who are…

By Robin White Goode

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All Parents of Children of Color Should Know About Oliver Scholars

Puts youngsters on a path to achieve

Thinking about college has to start early. Allyn says that to be on track for…

By Robin White Goode

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General Motors volunteers help 2nd - 6th grade students at Detroit International Academy Tuesday, September 12, 2017 during a STEM-focused activity in celebration of the GM - Black Girls Code partnership and the launch of a Detroit chapter in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by John F. Martin for General Motors)

GM Catapults Launch of Black Girls Code Detroit Chapter

New opportunities for BGC after pushback of Uber donation

Recently another grant surfaced, along with several other offers allowing the company to raise well…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Move Over, Bedtime Story – Make Room for Bedtime Math

This free app adds math and number sense to the traditional nighttime ritual

Summer is traditionally a time of summer reading lists—but have you ever heard of a…

By Robin White Goode

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weekend

In Case You Missed It: Must-Reads You Need This Weekend

This week's round-up of the best stories circulating the web

From saying goodbye to President Obama to the future of cannabis in 2017, here are…

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black engineers

This Group of Black Engineers Just Got $2M

The National Science Foundation grant is the largest awarded to date in the NSBE's history

The money will help the National Society of Black Engineers build understandings of best practice…

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10 STEM Gifts for Kids

Holiday gifts that teach STEM skills

Here are some holiday gifts for nurturing and encouraging STEM skills.

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4 Back-to-School Apps for Parents and Students

This technology helps parents and students navigate everyday challenges

Back-to-school apps help parents and students navigate everyday challenges.

By Kandia Johnson

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Financial Literacy Month: Teaching Your Child What Schools Don’t

A guide for teaching children ages 9 - 12

Here is part 2 of Financial Literacy Month: Teaching Your Child What Schools Don’t.

By Stacey Tisdale

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Nielsen Study: African American Income, Education Exceeds Expectations

Watch out for Dangerous Toys on Store Shelves

Use caution when shopping for children's toys

If you plan to do some holiday shopping for the children in your life, be…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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How To

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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