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Ebony and Ivy Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America's Universities

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 23 September 2013 13:15.

John-Travis_Holt-ebonyandivy 11The following is an introduction by author Craig Steven Wilder to an excerpt from his new book Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery and the Troubled History of America's Universities: It is difficult to imagine college campuses as sites for exploring the lives of enslaved people in colonial America; however, early campuses were spaces in which faculty and students routinely interacted with slaves...

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The Station Launches The Writers Room

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 23 September 2013 13:04.

John travis Holt Advertisement PRIntegrated Production Company – The Station – Continues to Push New Production Models for Branded Content and Entertainment Building a Unique Roster of Award-Winning Television, Film and Comedy Writers to Collaborate with Ad Agencies and Brands on Long Format, Web and Episodic Content.
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The Language School Publishes English Book for Native Spanish Speakers

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 23 September 2013 13:00.

The Language School Publishes English Book for Native Spanish Speakers Denver, CO --(PR.com)-- The Language School, a World Languages School with locations throughout Colorado, has published Inglés: Fácil y Divertido Básico Nivel 1: Fundaciones, a beginners level textbook geared towards teaching English to native Spanish speakers.

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Building Schools Designed to Succeed

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 23 September 2013 12:54.

By Dick Resch - Kids have just headed back to school. Unfortunately, many of them may be greeted by worn-out desks and broken chairs. More than three-quarters of U.S. schools are in need of repairs.

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National Book Festival Summer Writing Contest Winners Announced

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 13 September 2013 15:16.

The “A Book That Shaped Me” Library of Congress National Book Festival Summer Writing Contest, a program that asks rising 5th and 6th graders to reflect on a book that has made a personal impact in their lives, has announced its 2013 winners.

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Author Gives New Insight to Parenting After 4 Years in Prison

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 13 September 2013 12:17.

When Patrick McKnight was incarcerated in 2006, he soon began to realize the things in his outside life that he had taken for granted. Especially his relationship with his children. Stuck in a jail that didn’t allow visits from children under the age of eighteen, McKnight didn’t see his own for nearly three years. During his time, he wrote a book inspired by what he learned firsthand about parental love.

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‘Back to School’ Doesn’t Have to Be ‘Back to Broke’ with These Tips

Written by Featured Organization on Thursday, 25 July 2013 10:24.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Slowly but surely, “Back to School” displays are popping up in stores. But if back to school means back to budget woes, one University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) personal finance expert has tips to help stretch a dollar.
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Black-White Children's Achievement Gap Is Worsened by Unresponsive State Policymakers

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 08 July 2013 18:11.

State policymakers' attention to teacher quality -- an issue education research shows is essential to improving schooling outcomes for racial minority students -- is highly responsive to low graduation rates among white students, but not to low graduation rates among black students, according to a Baylor University study.
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ETS-CDF Symposium Focuses on Creating Opportunities for Black Male Teens to Succeed in High School

Written by Hispanic PR Wire on Monday, 01 July 2013 15:04.

WASHINGTON -- More than 400 thought leaders in education, child advocates, researchers and policymakers from across the nation gathered in Washington, D.C., today to discuss strategies to close opportunity gaps for the 1.8 million young Black men, ages 15–19, living in the United States.

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