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Reduce college debt … start in high school

College is a significant investment and how to pay for it can be a major source of concern for parents and students. However, there are ways to reduce the amount of debt you take on when preparing for higher education.

The Journey - Pain, Fear & Faith

“Why is this happening to us?” gospel singer Anita Jarrell-Robertson would angrily pray as her 1-year-old daughter Jessica struggled through leukemia treatments. “What did we do?” she would demand of the heavens above. “Where are you? Where are you?” she ...

‘I’m still standing’: Rachel Jeantel, a year after Trayvon Martin trial

As Rachel Jeantel inched toward a high school diploma, she tried to keep in mind that she had a promise to keep. Her slain friend, Trayvon Martin, would have wanted her to finish school, and she had promised his parents ...

Full-time employment hurts Black students’ full-time enrollment

More than 60 percent of Black students could receive greater financial aid for college through the Pell Grant program, if they were enrolled full-time, according to a new report by the National Urban League.

Richland College to offer STEM Camp

Richland College, located at 12800 Abrams Road, will offer two types of science, technology, engineering and mathematics camps for children ages 7 through 17 this summer.

Parent praticipation celebrated during resource fair

Parent praticipation celebrated during resource fair

Magic Moment

Do you believe in Magic? Cookie and Earvin “Magic” Johnson still believe.

Dallas ISD’s successes, challenges

Since taking over as Dallas ISD superintendent, Mike Miles has made several notable changes in the district. There are more changes to come, he announced during his speech at the third Annual Education Summit presented by the Oak Cliff Chamber ...

Student beats cancer twice before graduating

A few months ago, Wendy Jacobson was planning her own funeral. She and her daughter, Brooke, discussed the arrangements over the phone.

Obama administration to grade teacher training

Teachers have always graded students. The Obama administration feels the time has come for someone to grade teachers.

Sugar, spice and everything STEM

Black Girls CODE is a non-profit organization whose mission is to encourage girls of color to get involved in technology, in hopes of inspiring them to build a tech career or become an entrepreneur.

El Centro College launches rooftop wind farm

Kicking off Earth Day activities, El Centro College held its official start-up of 40 wind turbines on April 21.

Woodruffs celebrates college graduation of four family members

They didn’t intend for it to happen. They didn’t look at each other’s degree plans and try to take just the right amount of classes to time it perfectly. They didn’t even set a family goal.

We Over Me: Lunch is Served!

Setting the table with delicious food made from farm-fresh production was the mission of Paul Quinn College and local chefs during the college’s annual “A Community Cooks” on April 17.

Home Rule: Is it really what they say it is?

The drama continues for the Dallas Independent School District as the school board, citizens, students, parents, teachers and community all wait to find out if the district will become the first in the state of Texas to operate under the ...