Pitt Urban Education Forum Dis...

Jul 19, 2019 by

by LaMont Jones – PITTSBURGH – Using education and activism to disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline is an ongoing battle that...

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Sitting on Ready: Colleges Bra...

Jul 1, 2019 by

by LaMont Jones – Undocumented students at U.S. colleges and universities have faced growing uncertainty in recent years – even...

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Kamala Harris Has No Problem B...

Jul 1, 2019 by

by Emil Guillermo – Kamala Harris likes to say she’s American. Of course. But she’s not generic. Her racial subtext is this: On...

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Panel: Speaker Disinvitations ...

Jun 19, 2019 by

by LaMont Jones – WASHINGTON – At a time when speaker disinvitations are making headlines, colleges and universities would...

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DeVos Discusses Range of Topic...

May 7, 2019 by

by LaMont Jones – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos addressed topics ranging from teacher strikes to the recently...

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Black Students to Princeton Se...

Apr 26, 2019 by

by LaMont Jones – It makes sense that African-American students at Princeton Theological Seminary have issued reparatory...

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Doing Better By Students When ...

Apr 24, 2019 by

by LaMont Jones – WASHINGTON – Although college closures are not common occurrences, numerous factors suggest a continuing...

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Morehouse College to Admit Tra...

Apr 15, 2019 by

by Janet Kline – Morehouse College—the nation’s only historically Black all-men’s school in the nation—will begin admitting...

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Texas Initiative for Male Stud...

Apr 4, 2019 by

by LaMont Jones – A major initiative in Texas to bolster the success of men of color in college continues to expand, and the...

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Fed-up Faculty: Yale Ethnic Pr...

Apr 2, 2019 by

by LaMont Jones – The chair of the Ethnic, Race, & Migration studies at Yale University affirmed Monday that she and 12...

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What NCTQ Gets Wrong about Tes...

Mar 27, 2019 by

by Emery Petchauer – In February, The National Council of Teacher Quality (NCTQ) released its report, A Fair Chance: Simple...

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Dr. Astrid S. Tuminez : Shaped...

Mar 25, 2019 by

by Tiffany Pennamon – Whether it is cheering on the Wolverines at sporting events, engaging with faculty during “Talk with...

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Observers to Notre Dame: Act W...

Feb 4, 2019 by

by LaMont Jones – As the University of Notre Dame acts to reduce the visibility of a dozen Christopher Columbus murals that its...

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Report: Stereotypes in College...

Jan 22, 2019 by

by Sarah Wood – A recent study funded by the National Science Foundation, found that Black and Asian undergraduate college...

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On Being a Professor with Auti...

Jan 18, 2019 by

by Stephen Shore – Do not pace back and forth when waiting in line for airport security. Airport personnel will become...

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Report Assesses the Academic R...

Dec 4, 2018 by

by Lois Elfman – While the Graduation Success Rate for football student-athletes in the 78 Football Bowl Subdivision schools...

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Cannabis and Campuses: College...

Nov 8, 2018 by

by LaMont Jones – States continue to pass laws that legalize marijuana for medical or recreational purposes, placing colleges...

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On Leaving Home

Oct 17, 2018 by

by Nichole Margarita Garcia – My mother consistently asks, “When are you coming home?” which is usually followed by, “Do you...

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History of Helping: Black Chur...

Oct 15, 2018 by

by LaMont Jones and Jamal Eric Watson – The United States has a long history of churches and other religious organizations...

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Briefing Addresses Teacher Sho...

Sep 26, 2018 by

by LaMont Jones – WASHINGTON – While some changes have been proposed, more must be made to address a teacher shortage that is...

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