Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Tag: african american education

Higher, Not Closer: Black Educational Attainment Still...

Education is — and must continue to be — the great equalizer that overcomes differences in background, culture and privilege. Arne Duncan, former U.S. Secretary...

‘A Hidden Gem:’ Pine Forge Academy Sends...

Excellence in education — in Black education — is in great abundance at Pine Forge Academy. At a time when the African-American community expresses...

Too Many Afrocentric Schools Are Underfunded and...

The value of Afrocentric education is being highlighted in Chicago, where an African-centered school is struggling, leading that city’s public school system to recommend...

Black Students Should Be More Selective in...

Black students are falling short and falling behind, particularly when it comes to lifetime earnings and the careers they choose, according to a new...

Stanford Study: ‘Culturally Relevant’ Teaching Boosts GPA,...

If you don’t know about your past, you lack a blueprint for the future.  And a new study suggests just that.  Research in California...

Affirmative Action on Trial: U.S. Supreme Court...

During oral arguments in Fisher v. University of Texas--a case before the U.S. Supreme Court on affirmative action in college admissions--Justice Antonin Scalia suggested...

Obama v. the Education-Industrial-Complex: President Says Students...

The White House has just taken aim at America’s education-industrial-complex.  President Obama has signaled a swift departure with regard to education policy and the...

Teach For America Accused of Sending Idealistic...

A NPR report claims that Teach For America (TFA,) the organization that encourages young people to sign up to be educators in low-income, minority...

Jim Crow Segregation Lives On: An Examination...

Over a half century has passed since Brown v. Board of Education but educational segregation is still a reality, and Pennsylvania is a prime...

New Study Sounds the Alarm on Teacher...

The American public school system has a diversity problem, and a new study confirms what some have known for quite some time.  According to...

New Study Says the Incarceration of a...

  Prison certainly takes a toll on those who are incarcerated, but families pay a heavy price as well. The $80 billion a year the...

The Emerging U.S. Childhood Poverty Crisis: America...

Over the past nine years, poverty among America’s public school students has increased a great deal. According to a report by The Huffington Post, in...

St. Louis Federal Reserve Study Proves What...

Higher education is beneficial, but it is not a panacea, especially when it comes to closing the wealth gap between whites and people of...

White Cultural Conservatives Rewrite AP History Test...

White Southern Christian conservatives on the College Board are influencing the content of our children’s Advanced Placement exams by controlling the narrative of American...

For the First Time, Number of Black...

The good news is the U.S. poverty rate has fallen slightly in recent years.  The bad news is that poverty remains high, particularly for...

New Age Segregation? What This Video Alleges...

Video by N.O. Education Equity Roundtable