Posts tagged: K12 - Diverse


Ethnic Costumes Perpetuate Stereotypes, Mask Realities

by Enrique C. Ochoa and Gilda L. Ochoa | November 19, 2014
With Halloween just behind and Thanksgiving quickly approaching, it is important to reflect on [...] Read more

Xavier University to Lead Chinese Language Study in La. Schools

by Ronald Roach | November 5, 2014
Xavier University of Louisiana has been named the lead institution of the 100,000 Strong Founda [...] Read more

Professor to Use Grant to Bring Computer Science to Elementary Schools

by Associated Press | October 21, 2014
A Georgia State University professor will use a $1.2 million grant to develop curriculum to bri [...] Read more

Experts: HBCUs Need to Start Prepping Potential College Students

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | September 25, 2014
HBCUs and Predominantly Black Institutions should drill deeper into the K-12 systems in order t [...] Read more

Experts: K-12 Population Shift Toward Students of Color Will Shed Light on Resource Inequalities

by Ronald Roach | August 17, 2014
The population shift is bringing forth challenges, such as higher poverty rates among students [...] Read more

Freedom Summer 50th Anniversary Highlights Tougaloo College’s Civil Rights Role

by Pearl Stewart | June 25, 2014
The Freedom 50 conference on the Tougaloo campus commemorates the 50th anniversary of the blood [...] Read more

Experts Cite Strides, Struggles for Blacks in Higher Education Since Juneteenth

by Jamal E. Mazyck | June 23, 2014
The program commemorated one of the oldest known celebrations for the end of slavery in the U.S [...] Read more

Celebrating Brown, Confronting Its Challenging Legacy

by Ronald Roach | May 15, 2014
As the sixtieth anniversary of the Brown v. Board court decision is celebrated, scholars say se [...] Read more

Six Supremely Absurd Court Statements on Affirmative Action

by | April 29, 2014
On a 6-2 vote in Schuette v. BAMN, the Supreme Court reversed the opinion of the Sixth Circuit [...] Read more

Zakiya Smith – Strategy Director for Student Financial Support, Lumina Foundation

| April 28, 2014
At the Lumina Foundation, Smith leads the work to develop new models of student financial suppo [...] Read more

Dr. Irelene Ricks Program Advisor – American Association of State Colleges and Universities

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Ricks, a Washington, D.C., native, has been working in education for more than 20 years. She ha [...] Read more

Dr. Irelene Ricks Program Advisor – American Association of State Colleges and Universities

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Ricks, a Washington, D.C., native, has been working in education for more than 20 years. She ha [...] Read more

Poll: Blacks, Hispanics Most Optimistic that K-12 Schools Prepare Youth for College

by Ronald Roach | April 17, 2014
African-Americans and Hispanics are more likely to say the local K-12 education are adequately [...] Read more

Diverse Conversations: What K-12 Systems Can Learn from Best Education College Rankings

by Matthew Lynch | April 9, 2014
Student success stems from teacher capability. The educators who oversee today’s classrooms d [...] Read more

Study: American Indians Highly Motivated for College, Yet Lacking Preparation

by Ronald Roach | March 26, 2014
In a new study, the ACT testing organization found that American Indians overwhelmingly say the [...] Read more