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Report: racial disparities in discipline and access to preschool persist

A new report was released on Friday showing that in U.S. public schools are inequitable when it comes to access to preschool and discipline. According to the Los Angeles Times: “Two-fifths of the nation’s public sch...
by Adriana Maestas
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For profit colleges under the spotlight again in California

A recent audit of the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education, a California agency that oversees nonprofit and for profit educational institutions that provide career and technical training, shows that the bureau is failing ...
by Adriana Maestas
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Connecting the dots with student loan debt

A few days ago The Washington Post published an article about student loan debt and how it is impacting the housing recovery. Young adults are being discouraged from purchasing their first home because of student loan debt. Acc...
by Adriana Maestas
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The New Frontier of Digital Inclusion

In light of the upcoming spectrum auctions and mergers and acquisitions in the telecom space, Marc Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League, believes that the FCC should make diversity and inclusion compelling fac...
by Kristal High
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Bill de Blasio selects former teacher for school chancellor’s post

In a move that signals a shift in the education community, New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio selected Carmen Fariña, a former teacher and principal, to head up the city’s public school system. This comes after a s...
by Adriana Maestas
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Ohio teacher to black student: “We do not need another black president.”

Last week a white teacher in Ohio was suspended for telling a black student, “we don’t need another black president” in response to the student expressing an interest in one day becoming president. According t...
by Adriana Maestas
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How the Affordable College Textbook Act could save students money

A few weeks ago, Senators Al Franken of Minnesota and Dick Durbin of Illinois introduced the Affordable College Textbook Act, which promotes the use of open-source (free or low cost) textbooks in colleges and universities. Acco...
by Adriana Maestas
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HBCU Digest: HBCU Advocate Tells Roland HBCUs Will Sue Obama Admin

From HBCU Digest: Thurgood Marshall College Fund President Johnny Taylor appeared on NewsOne Now with Roland Martin in mid-November to discuss the financial struggles at some historically Black colleges and universities.  Duri...
by Politic365 Staff
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