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The legacy of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

ASPiRE, the television network that celebrates the groundbreaking achievements of African Americans

Specialty pets inspire learning

All pets bring us closer to the natural world, but specialty pets, such as fish, small pets and reptiles, provide a unique way to inspire children to learn about the world around them.

Kimball’s hospitality program earns ‘distinguished’ status

The National Academy Foundation’s network announces 22 academies to reach distinguished status based on NAF’s annual assessment.

More students aspire to attend college, ACT study finds

American College Testing Inc

Helping students attend college for free

As middle-aged parents, Norma Richards, a veteran science teacher, and her husband were only halfway through raising six children. Facing the daunting responsibility of putting their three through college in close succession, Richards felt it was time to get proactive.

Higher ed reforms will hurt students of color

Last year, in an effort to improve accountability and return-on-investment in higher education, President Barack Obama unveiled a plan to rate institutions and tie federal funding to those ratings.

Dr. McFarland discusses dedication to students, teachers

“I can sum it up real quick – real quick. Everything as far as our measures is going up and to the right. That’s a good thing,”

Enrollment for students of color on the rise

As the nation’s families head back to school, they may notice that for the first time, elementary and middle school students of color will equal the percentage of White students, according to Department of Education projections.

Young brains reorganize when learning math skills

Sometime in elementary school, you quit counting your fingers and just know the answer.

College 101: Preparing for life on campus

For the entering college freshman, the days leading up to the start of the academic year can be filled with great anticipation and anxiety.

Upcoming changes to PLUS loans may help Blacks

This fall, the Department of Education plans to announce changes to PLUS loans that officials say will make it easier for parents to qualify for the financial aid program that thousands of Black college students rely on every semester.

Kappa Kamp focuses on leadership, academic success

The Dallas-area chapters of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. hosted its annual Kappa Kamp Summer Enrichment Program June 15 through Sunday on the campus of Paul Quinn College, located at 3837 Simpson Stuart Drive. The camp was open to young ...

Jackson: Young men follow your dreams

Civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson encouraged boys to follow their dreams and shared with them words of wisdom during his visit to the Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy, a preparatory secondary school for boys located in Oak Cliff, on ...

All students benefit from minority teachers

Despite the cry from people of color for more teachers who look like them, both Whites and Blacks benefit from a more diverse teaching force, according to a study by Center of American Progress.

Obama acts to ease student loan debt

From 2003 to 2014, student debt in America skyrocketed from $250 million to $1.2 trillion, surpassing credit card debt. As more students, especially Black students, rely on grants and loans to get through college, President Barack Obama has stepped up ...

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