Study: High school grad rate highest since ’76

High School Grad Rate Highest Since 1976

by The Grio

The nation's high school graduation rate is the highest since 1976, but more than a fifth of students are still failing to get… Read More

Teach For America Works to Close the Educational Gap<br />

Teach For America Works to Close the Educational Gap

by Chris Williams

Lack of access to quality education remains a pressing issue for many families in this country. Programs such as the controversial  Read More

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by The Root

We've all heard the story of the "40 acres and a mule" promise to former slaves. It's a staple… Read More

Experts explain that poor teachers and barriers to resources fuel an academic achievement gap.

What's Stopping Black Students' Success?

by The Root

In an effort to improve educational offerings, some school districts across the country have taken up President Obama on his recent… Read More

Poor College Students, Thwarted by Debt

Poor College Students, Thwarted by Debt

by #teamEBONY

As America struggles to recover from the Great Recession, college students are suffering from the growing economic… Read More

Cameron Clarke Receives Perfect SAT Score

Cameron Clarke Receives Perfect SAT Score

by #teamEBONY

With all the media coverage criticizing Black men, it’s always great to hear of those making extraordinary accomplishments… Read More

Morehouse to Offer LGBT Class — Should Other HBCUs Follow Suit?

Morehouse to Offer LGBT Class — Should Other HBCUs Follow Suit?

by #teamEBONY

Morehouse College is considered a beacon of pride in the African-American community, a distinguished institution… Read More

The Civil Rights Wrong of Blaming Admissions Tests

The Civil Rights Wrong of Blaming the Elite High School Admission Test

by #teamEBONY

I am thinking hard and critically about a "civil rights" complaint taken to the United States Department of Education by… Read More

Class-Based vs. Race-Based Admissions

Class-Based vs. Race-Based Admissions

by #teamEBONY

Admissions policies that take class into account, rather than race, are getting a renewed Read More

Texas Commissioner Plans to Close Racial Achievement Gap

Texas Commissioner Plans to Close Racial Achievement Gap

by The Grio

Michael Williams, Texas’ new education commissioner, is planning to implement a rating system that takes the achievement gap… Read More

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