Tutors and mentors can have a tremendous impact on a student’s academic success. Carl Dorvil, founder and CEO of Group Excellence, a company that collaborates with schools to offer students tutoring and mentoring, understood this well when he started the ...
Even before they typically learn to read, African American children – some as young as 4 years old – are taught a disgusting lesson: discrimination.
Nearly 1,100 students from across the state competed last month in the 28th Annual ExxonMobil Texas Science and Engineering Fair, a competition that brings top science-fair winners from across the state to showcase their innovation to win top prizes. The ...
A proposal for Dallas Independent School District to become the first home rule charter district in Texas was sparked by frustration at the district’s low academic performance. However, many are divided as to whether or not home rule is a ...
A new collection of research shows that despite the myths surrounding Black student behavior, poverty and severity of the offense have very little to do with the rate Black students are suspended from school.
With a a $31 million investment in Texas Southern University’s current and future STEM students, the university’s Board of Regents, administrators and faculty officially launched the dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony of it’s Leonard H.O. Spearman Technology Building.
Dallas ISD Superintendent Mike Miles and district officials visited schools in the Imagine 2020 initiative last week to see how the program was taking shape
Fourteen middle school students from Elsie Robertson Lancaster STEM Middle School were treated to a special lunch on Feb. 14 at Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen.
Whether conquering new maps on the latest video game, performing less invasive robotic surgeries, configuring risk factors, or exploring the solar system, STEM-related fields touch every aspect of today’s world. STEM is an acronym for science, technology, engineering and math.
Thirty years ago, one year of tuition, room and board at a nation’s four-year, degree-granting institution cost $8,756 on average (or $3,499, when adjusted for inflation).
“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” – Marcus Garvey
When the 2013 Texas High School Football season got underway, few people thought that the Cedar Hill Longhorns football team had any chance of success.
Kayla O’Neal, a fourth-grader at J.P. Starks Math, Science and Technology Vanguard Elementary School, took first place in the 22nd Annual Gardere MLK Jr. Oratory Competition, a contest that celebrates cultural diversity in celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin ...
Stepping into the cozy Parent Center at Orr Elementary School in Southeast Washington, D.C., is like grabbing a cup of coffee with an old friend.
Dallas ISD students made significant gains in eighth-grade reading on the 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress, also known as The Nation’s Report Card. Dallas’ gains outpaced those of the nation’s public schools and Texas when compared to 2011.