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Black high school graduation rates lowest in country

“Our high school dropout rate is still unsustainably high for a knowledge-based economy and still unacceptably high in our African-American, Latino, and Native-American communities,” Duncan said.

Selfies and the New Civil Rights Movement

Most folk today, particularly those we have deemed as our leaders, have either forgotten or become complacent when it comes to the topic of education.

Malcolm McCoy, student teacher adviser at Ohio State University-Lima Campus, dies

McCoy was a teacher for Columbus Public Schools from 1960 to 1974. He was an elementary school principal for Lima City Schools from 1974 to 1990.

United Black Christians honors education advocate

Ressenger, a former educator as well, said children need a challenging curriculum, pre-school, strong teachers, and the instruments necessary for learning. But, often times, she feels as though no one is listening to her – except members of the UBC.

Jack and Jill teens ‘Stuff the Bus’

Teenagers and mothers from the Cleveland Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc., took time out from a successful day participating in the “Stuff the Bus” campaign. Sponsored by FOX 8 News and the Cleveland Kids in Need Resource ...

Patti LaBelle to sing for Cleveland’s ‘youth’

Providing a first-time work experience is one of the things Y.O. U. typically do for the children. And thanks to the collaboration between the city of Cleveland and Y.O.U, not all of the city’s youth spent the summer roaming the ...

Black-white Education Achievement Gap Is Worsened by Unresponsive State Policymakers, Baylor Study Shows

The findings come nearly 60 years after Brown vs. the Board of Education, the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case aimed at promoting educational equality by declaring unconstitutional state laws that established separate public schools for Black and White students. But ...

Central State offers tuition reciprocity Indiana students

Central State University will now offer tuition reciprocity to students who reside and matriculate from 24 Indiana counties.

BAEO applauds standardized testing gains in Louisiana

A recent survey by BAEO and the American Federation for Children revealed that nearly 94 percent of parents of scholarship students were happy with their child’s academic progress at their scholarship school.

Basketball ledgend gets Cleveland kids ‘sky hooked’ on reading

The question and answer period allowed Abdul-Jabbar to offer responses to questions from the court of basketball to the arena of boxing, through his reflections of his father’s background as a boxer,

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