Reversing the Black Male College Drop-Out Crisis

Reversing the Black Male College Drop-Out Crisis

by Dr. Donald E. Grant, Jr.

Contrary to popular belief, there are  Read More

[ENOUGH] Black Teachers Hit Hardest by Chicago School Layoffs

[ENOUGH] Black Teachers Hit Hardest by Chicago School Layoffs

by Rod McCullom

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HBCUs in Peril (?)

HBCUs in Peril (?)

by Tomika L. Anderson

It seems there’s no foreseeable end in sight to the bad news facing the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities.  Enrollment… Read More

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

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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

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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

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