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

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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

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Poor College Students, Thwarted by Debt

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Cameron Clarke Receives Perfect SAT Score

Cameron Clarke Receives Perfect SAT Score

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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?

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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

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Class-Based vs. Race-Based Admissions

by #teamEBONY

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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

Dr. John Silvanus Wilson Jr.

John S. Wilson, Jr. Appointed President of Morehouse College

by #teamEBONY

The Morehouse College Board of Trustees today announced that Dr. John Silvanus Wilson Jr. has been named the College’s… Read More

Spelman College

Several Factors in Spelman Athletics Cuts

by The Root

When Spelman College basketball player Amber Banks first learned that the school planned to drop its intercollegiate… Read More

Chicago Schools Bribe Parents With Gift Cards To Stay Involved

Chicago Schools Bribe Parents

by #teamEBONY

Parents have long debated whether or not it's healthy to bribe kids to do things like finish their homework on time or eat all… Read More

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