Allstate and Tom Joyner 'Represent' for HBCUs

Allstate and Tom Joyner 'Represent' for HBCUs

by Princess Gabbara

According to a recent Washington… Read More

Twerk, Hampton, Twerk

Twerk, Hampton, Twerk

by Jamar Hudson

Some 13 years ago, the Yin Yang Twins dropped "Whistle While You Twerk." It was played on every urban radio station, every… Read More

D.C. Non-Profit Program Develops "Cradle to Career" Pipeline

D.C. Non-Profit Program Develops "Cradle to Career" Pipeline

by Tiffany E. Browne

The phrase “education reform,” in all of its broadness, triggers immediate passionate reaction as education leaders bump… Read More

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Urban Prep's Tim King Talks Success

[ENOUGH]
Urban Prep's Tim King Talks Success

by Brooke Obie

This month, for the fourth year in a row, all 167 seniors at the all-Black, all-male Chicago charter school, Urban Prep graduated… Read More

[ENOUGH]<br />
Failing Special Education

[ENOUGH]
Failing Special Education

by DaShawn Drew

It was the middle of my first and only year teaching Special Education at one of the lowest performing public high schools in… Read More

[ENOUGH] 50 Chicago Public Schools to Close

[ENOUGH] 50 Chicago Public Schools to Close

by Daschell M. Phillips

The Chicago Board of Education made American history on May 22 when it voted to close 50 public schools. Despite citywide protest… 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

[ENOUGH]<br />
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

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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

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