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New Study Outlines First-Year Programs at Two-Year Schools

| September 26, 2018
A new, national survey study examined programs designed to help first-year students become accl [...] Read more

Learning from ‘Absentee’ Mentors

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Dr. Vanessa Siddle Walker began her trajectory into education believing she wanted to be a jour [...] Read more

Briefing Addresses Teacher Shortage and Diversity

| September 25, 2018
WASHINGTON – While some changes have been proposed, more must be made to address a teacher sh [...] Read more

Report Examines Degree Completion for Parents with Young Children

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After paid work, childcare and other responsibilities, a college student with preschool-aged ch [...] Read more

A Passionate Advocate for Gifted and Special Education Equity

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Dr. Donna Y. Ford did it for her son. She was single and 18 when she gave birth to Khyle, and h [...] Read more

A Social Scientist Committed to Inclusive Research

by | September 24, 2018
Dr. Margaret Beale Spencer’s scholarship is fueled by a responsibility to make her research o [...] Read more

Education Takes Center Stage at International Conference

by Lois Elfman | September 23, 2018
Educators and policy makers from around the globe gathered in New York over the weekend to disc [...] Read more

Former HBCU Presidents Join Academic Search Consulting Team

by | September 21, 2018
Former university presidents John Garland, Dr. Dorothy C. Yancy and Dr. Sidney Ribeau who launc [...] Read more

Professor Broadens Research Beyond the Academy

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Seven years after Dr. Jerlando F. L. Jackson began teaching at the University of Wisconsin-Madi [...] Read more

Report: Counselors Need Better Training to Help Students Apply to Colleges

| September 20, 2018
Confusing wording on financial aid documents, not enough access to school counselors along with [...] Read more

Scholar Inspires Next Generation of Researchers

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Even though Dr. James Earl Davis grew up in the rural South, near Huntsville, Alabama, he has a [...] Read more

Prairie View A&M to Receive $1M for African-American Studies Initiative

by | September 19, 2018
With financial support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, an anonymous donor and an eligible [...] Read more

Scholarship at the Intersection of History, Education and Blackness

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Were it not for the social tumult in Chicago in the summer and fall of 1967, Dr. James D. Ander [...] Read more

Study: Vets Get Less Tuition Covered for Medical Degree

| September 18, 2018
Stephen Graves was in his first year at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine i [...] Read more

Scholar Helps Students See Relevance of Black History

by | September 17, 2018
Attending a race conference held at Princeton University was a pivotal moment for Dr. Andrew Ro [...] Read more