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Colleges Woo Native Americans With New Programs

A growing number of universities are offering programs to recruit and prepare Native American students for a transition to college life.

While young Black adults at all education levels experience higher unemployment rates than others, such employment gaps diminish considerably as Black educational attainment increases, a new study says.

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Dr. Pellom McDaniels describes himself as a conundrum in the world of higher education.

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There needs to be a partnership between colleges and organizations in the communities where students live.

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Recent studies by Harvard University’s Center for Education Policy Research found that an estimated 20 percent of graduating seniors from urban school districts abandon their plans to attend college over the summer.

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The Education Department on Wednesday apologized for a tweet that depicted a scene from the movie Bridesmaids with the words “Help me. I’m poor” imprinted on it as part of an effort to get students to apply for federal aid.

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The president of Winthrop University won’t challenge a recent vote by trustees to fire her.

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Generation X: The Distinguished Generation

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A recent study conducted by the Pew Research Center earlier this spring focused on Generation X. This is the group of Americans born between 1965 and 1979.

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While HBCUs look to build a direct pipeline for Black high school students, mounting challenges continue to serve as a roadblock, said a veteran educator.

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An Education Trust study urges federal action on four-year institutions falling within the bottom 5 percent of colleges on access, graduation rates, and student loan repayment performance.

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