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Link Between Aggressive Policing and Lower Educational Attainment by African American Youth

New study – The “Broken Windows” theory of policing, applied in New York and other major American cities since the early ‘90s, has been credited…

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We Need More Teachers of Color, but Tests That Keep Them out of the Classroom?

Students of color seldom see teachers who look like them. This is because many aspiring teachers of color are pushed out of the profession…

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Proposal to Offer Federal Tax Credit for Contributions to Private Schools

DeVos’s latest attack on public schools came a day after the New York Timespublished a report that found an eye-popping $23 billion disparity between white and nonwhite school districts.

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Demystifying Student Performance Via Parental Engagement

Although parental engagement has a strong correlation to student academic performance and achievement, why is it that African American parents appear disproportionately…

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Memphis-Area School District: Students Need Representation on School Board

The Shelby County Schools’ website, the district serves more than 100,000 students in 200 schools. However, there is no collective representation…

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It’s Time to Stop Marginalizing African Americans in Public Higher Education

The same states where African Americans are underrepresented in selective public colleges are also underfunding the open-access colleges that African Americans attend.

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Bennett College Raises $8.2 Million to Keep Accreditation

In a dramatic announcement on Monday, Feb. 4, Bennett College’s Phyllis Worthy Dawkins said she was confident that the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges…

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A Dream Deferred — Is the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Just Another Elusive Dream?

Parents must get engaged to hold legislators and educators accountable for their ESSA State Plans. Parents must also hold themselves accountable in prioritizing…

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For Black Children, Attending School Is an Act of Racial Justice

In the 2015-16 school year, Black boys made up 8 percent of public school enrollment, but they were 25 percent of the boys suspended out of school.

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What More Can Be Done Under ESSA to Support Highly Qualified Teachers

Teacher concerns transformed into organized protests when, in early 2018, the West Virginia teacher’s strike made headlines, lasting over 2 weeks.

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Black Students in Youngstown City School District Targeted for Failure by State

We are trying to make the community aware of this disparity which is why we are presenting it, said George Freeman, NAACP President. “It took a while to ferret out the details.

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EDUCATOR SPOTLIGHT: Rebecca Francis

Francis has visited over 25 high-performing schools across the nation to learn what it takes to make award-winning, high-quality public charter schools.

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