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Anger Over Public Education
October 02, 2014
NEW YORK - Thousands of mostly minority young people and their parents crowded the streets of Lower Manhattan today to demand greater financial support for charter schools which they claim is needed because of the poor quality of the City’s public schools. ...
Latinos Concerned By Education Law Waivers
September 01, 2011
Members of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) are voicing concerns over what is says are efforts lead by the Department of Education that could have negative impact for low income and minority youth. According to LULAC, the Department of Education’s recent efforts to provide relief to state and local education agencies from key provisions of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) has the potential to water down the law’s ...
Illinois Gov Signs Immigrant Education Law
August 01, 2011
Illinois governor Pat Quinn signed legislation giving undocumented immigrant students access to educational benefits today. This makes Illinois the second state in less than a week to pass legislation aimed at bolstering education for undocumented immigrants. The "Dream Act" will establish a private fund, administered ...
Black Colleges Major Part Of Reviving US Education
July 13, 2011
If the United States is going to regain its global leadership position in higher education, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) will need to play a major role, says a White House official on education. A local news report says, just how the nation's predominately Black institutions ...
NY Education Group Aims To Increase Minority Success
July 11, 2011
Since 1989 Harlem Educational Activities Fund (HEAF), along with their school and community partnerships, has helped more than 10,000 New York City students develop the intellectual curiosity, academic ability, social values and personal resilience needed to ensure success in school, career and life. ...
MLK 'Table of Brotherhood Project' Announced
June 30, 2011
On the 48th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I have a Dream" speech, Chevrolet is sponsoring the “Table of Brotherhood Project,” a four-city tour honoring King's legacy. The tour culminates with the Aug. 28 dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial in Washington. ...
Major Education Survey Shows Continuing Racial Gaps
June 30, 2011
The U.S. Department of Education today released data that cast much-needed light on disparities in educational resources and opportunities for students across the country. These data provide policymakers, educators and parents ...
Report Reveal Effects Of Increasing Asian Population On Higher Education
June 27, 2011
The National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education (CARE) today released, in partnership with the Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund, precursory findings from its forthcoming research report ...
Another Black Congressman Under Fire
June 22, 2011
A congressional ethics panel is investigating allegations that black congressman Alcee Hastings sexually harassed a member of his staff, according to people familiar with the matter. The investigation of Mr. Hastings is being conducted by the Office of Congressional Ethics, the House's independent ethics investigative arm, and it is at a preliminary stage. ...
Brotherhood Celebrates Black Males Headed To College
June 07, 2011
"We are celebrating the achievements of young black men who are defying the odds and are on their way toward creating change for themselves." ...
Book Reveals "Other Side" Of W.E.B. Dubois
June 01, 2011
This new book promises readers a reinterpretation of the man who pioneered the idea of the "color-line" dividing Black and white America. ...
Reports Give Ways To Promote Gender Diversity In Higher Education
May 31, 2011
While women have continued to play a greater role in higher education instruction in the last half-century, progress in faculty diversity has not kept up with student diversity. ...
Education Doesn't Increase Odds That Minorities Play 'High-Status' Sports
June 03, 2011
Whites disproportionately undertake facility-based exercise, blacks tend toward team sports and fitness activities. ...
President Names 15 To Hispanic Education Advisory Commission
May 26, 2011
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Feds To Name Hispanic Education Advisory Members
May 25, 2011
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Mexican-Americans, Other Latinos See Race Differently
May 23, 2011
Demographers say the vast majority are Mexican-Americans and other Latinos who do not see themselves in the four, recognized racial groups. ...
Civil Rights Group Sues MD. Education Commission For Discrimination
May 12, 2011
The lawsuit, filed in 2006 and amended four times, says the state under-funds traditionally black colleges, causing them to lag behind the state's other institutions. ...
Research: Inner-City Mothers Need More Breastfeeding Support
May 09, 2011
Researchers found differences in initiation rates among patients born in different hospitals, and among patients seen in different health centers. ...
Is There A 'Tiger Mother' Effect?
May 05, 2011
Yale law professor Amy Chua's critique of coddling Western-style parenting set off a media maelstrom. ...
Report Shows Hispanic Education Success Key To US Future
April 28, 2011
The report shows that Hispanics have the lowest education attainment level overall of any group in the U.S. ...
PA NAACP Calls For Education Over Incarceration
April 26, 2011
"Today, children from around Pennsylvania are marching on the State Capitol in Harrisburg to remind legislators that they are the future of this state.” ...
Civil Rights Organizations Address TN Education Challenges
April 15, 2011
"We must eliminate the current one-size-fits-all approach that neglects the needs of students of color and low-income students." ...
Education Report Reveals Disparities In Minority Opportunities
April 13, 2011
Even in schools where high-level courses are available, students of color too often cant take them because of decisions made earlier in their academic career. ...
Study Offers Path To Smoother Interracial Interactions
April 06, 2011
"Though society has become more sensitive to obvious expressions of racial bias, many people show subtle biases without even being aware that their prejudices are leaking out." ...
Finalists In $1M Urban Education Competition Announced
April 05, 2011
The "Prize" is an annual $1 million award that honors large urban school districts making the greatest progress in America in raising student achievement. ...
NAACP Report Ties State Spending On Prisons To Low Education Achievement
March 29, 2011
“Misplaced Priorities” tracks the steady shift of state funds away from education and toward the criminal justice system. ...
College CoOp To Build Diversity In Education
March 28, 2011
Hispanic Online Univ. To Carry Education Summit
March 23, 2011
Urban Education Fund Receives $40M Endowment
March 21, 2011
President To Hold Historic Education Town Hall
March 18, 2011
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