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Expert: Changes in Education N...

Nov 2, 2017 by

by Sarah Glover – A glimpse into America’s future labor market suggests a boom in health care jobs, soaring employment in clean...

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Experts Tell Congress Free Spe...

Oct 27, 2017 by

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim – WASHINGTON — In order to prepare students for the complex situations they will face in the world and the...

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Newly Elected Birmingham Mayor...

Oct 12, 2017 by

by Joseph Hong – Randall Woodfin has always started early. At the age of 15, he served as a youth leader at Sixth Avenue...

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Spellings: Affordability Is Fa...

Oct 11, 2017 by

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim WASHINGTON — Containing college costs and streamlining financial aid must be at the forefront of the nation’s...

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Merging of Savings Accounts Pr...

Oct 5, 2017 by

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim – WASHINGTON — Children’s savings accounts and college promise initiatives could be stronger if the two...

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We Need to Talk About the Shif...

Sep 27, 2017 by

by Juliana Martínez – As a professor of humanities and cultural studies—and as someone who engages in diversity and inclusion...

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Survey: Millennials Divided Ov...

Sep 13, 2017 by

by Catherine Morris – Millennials care deeply about education, but perceptions of its impact and how to resolve some of the...

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After Four Decades on the Job,...

Jul 17, 2017 by

by Jamal Eric Watson Dr. Luns C. Richardson has the distinct privilege of being one of the nation’s longest-serving college...

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New Chicago High School Gradua...

Jun 14, 2017 by

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim – In a radical policy change being referred to as everything from “forward thinking” to “remarkably...

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Expert: Achievement Gap a Nati...

May 10, 2017 by

by Kim Wilcox – There is a national crisis in American higher education, and it threatens to exacerbate the most pressing...

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Teaching, Selling or Consuming...

May 3, 2017 by

by Roberto Rodriguez – It is that time of year: it is either time to teach, sell or consume Cinco de Mayo. If one decides to...

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Knight Commission Tackles Whit...

May 2, 2017 by

by Catherine Morris – For decades, college coaches have primarily been White and male. Coaches of color are in short supply. In...

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Expert: Dearth of Black Teache...

Apr 28, 2017 by

by Catherine Morris It is no secret that the majority of teachers at schools across the nation are White. A Department of Education...

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Lessons from the Lack of White...

Apr 27, 2017 by

The last time a White cornerback started in an NFL game was in the 2003 season. Let’s unpack some potential reasons for this and what...

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Report: Colleges’ Reliance on ...

Apr 21, 2017 by

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim – Colleges and universities experienced a 1.8 percent decrease in funding at the state and local level in...

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Patrick Ewing to Become Head C...

Apr 4, 2017 by

by Walter Hudson Former NBA basketball star Patrick Ewing is headed to his alma mater to become the new head coach of the men’s...

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Nude selfies a big problem in ...

Mar 15, 2017 by

SALT LAKE CITY — To some it’s a sign of affection. To some it’s flirting. And to others, it’s just what their...

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For-profit Colleges Decry ‘Dem...

Nov 21, 2016 by

Jamaal Abdul-Alim WASHINGTON — As speculation continued over how a Trump administration might treat for-profit colleges in the coming...

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Principal Wins International R...

Nov 14, 2016 by

by Jamal Eric Watson – For as long as she can remember, Alicia Hash always had aspirations of becoming an educator. Alicia Hash...

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UNCF Koch Scholars Persist Des...

Nov 10, 2016 by

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim Jamari Green has fond memories of the day she got word from the UNCF Koch Scholars Program that she had been...

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