CPS approves largest school closure in Chicago's history

Largest School Closure in Chicago History

by #teamEBONY

Months of argument and anguish over Mayor Rahm Emanuel's push for sweeping school closings came to a climax Wednesday as his… Read More

Kiera Wilmot Avoids Prison, But Now What?

Kiera Wilmot Avoids Prison, But Now What?

by Dr. Caleph B. Wilson

The initial thought behind 'zero tolerance' policies in schools was  that children with consistent discipline issues… Read More

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Can Great Teachers Save Chicago?

[ENOUGH]
Can Great Teachers Save Chicago?

by #teamEBONY

A cycle of poverty leads to a myriad of problems that effect school age children—working parents with no time for their kids… Read More

Dr. Tricia Rose Receives New Post

Dr. Tricia Rose Receives New Post

by #teamEBONY

Tricia Rose, professor of Africana studies at Brown, has been appointed director of the Center for the Study of Race and… Read More

Chicago Students Boycott Tests

Chicago Students Boycott Tests

by #teamEBONY

Students in Chicago have had enough with their school system. Read More

5 Ways to Stress Less Over Finals

5 Ways to Stress Less Over Finals

by Andrea Peterson

The mere mention of the word “finals” can send many students into a tailspin. It is not uncommon for students to… Read More

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Black Star Project Hosts "Educate or Die" College Fair

[ENOUGH]
Black Star Project Hosts "Educate or Die" College Fair

by Dr. Peter K. B. St. Jean

Many Chicagoans view improved educational opportunities as a way to solve the city's issues with violence.  These beliefs… Read More

How "Grit" Affects Black Graduation Rates

How "Grit" Affects Black Graduation Rates

by Huffington Post

The chips are stacked against Black males trying to make it through school and experts have pointed to everything from  Read More

Bad Grades, Less TANF Aid?

Bad Grades, Less TANF Aid?

by Michael Arceneaux

If there is a hell, I hope there is a special section for poor-bashing politicians. I’d like to make a booking, and after you… Read More

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