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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Launches “Dream Come True” Charter School in Harlem

Combs describes the opportunity as "a dream come true."

According to recent sources, rap and hip-hop mogul Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs is set to launch…

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(Part II) Can Schools in Gentrifying Neighborhoods Become More Diverse, Too?

Malcolm X Academy in San Francisco may just be a test case

Efforts are underway to make under-enrolled, underperforming schools more attractive to gentrifying neighborhoods.

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5 Facts About the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Statistics show nationwide epidemic of minority children directed from school to prison

School-to-prison pipeline: Statistics show nationwide epidemic of minority children directed from school to prison.

By Kandia Johnson

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How Do We Cut the School to Prison Pipeline? Rethink Discipline

School districts around the nation are striving to decrease suspensions and expulsions

How school districts around the nation are striving to decrease suspensions and expulsions

By Kandia Johnson

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(Part I) Can Schools in Gentrifying Neighborhoods Become More Diverse, Too?

Malcolm X Academy in San Francisco may just be a test case

An under-enrolled, underperforming K-5 school in San Francisco with students of color attempts to attract…

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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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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4 Keys to a Successful School Turnaround

How struggling schools can improve

Struggling schools can turn around with resources, visionary leadership, data-driven decision-making, and comprehensive student support.

By Robin White Goode

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Education Roundup: Brown v. Board of Education, College Graduations and More

The latest in education news around the country

A roundup of this week’s latest news including Brown v. Board of Education events, graduations…

By Courtney Connley

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Massachusetts Schools Send ‘Fat Letters’ Home to Parents

Parents outraged over letters sent home about children's obesity.

Parents argue that the letters are hurtful to their children’s self-esteem.

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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