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Former NFL Player

Former NFL Player Invests in Kids’ Social-Emotional Development

The 6’6”, 268 pound (121.56 kilo) Idonije is a retired defensive player with the NFL,…

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Grant

Change the World with a MacArthur Foundation 100 and Change Grant

Grant will go to a single proposal to help solve one big problem

The solutions must be verifiable—we’re looking for solutions that have strong evidence that they will…

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College

10 Ways to Prepare for College this Fall

Get squared away with these useful tips—plus one bonus!

You must know how to write a check, use a debit card, withdraw money, make…

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mental health

Promoting the Mental Health Needs of College Students of Color

The Steve Fund supports students’ emotional well-being

A romantic breakup, for example, may seem trivial but can be devastating for some young…

By Robin White Goode

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ed leaders forum

This Kind of Mindsets Lead To Peak Performance in School

The New York Times Higher Ed Leaders Forum

Cuddy also spoke of how women “don’t feel as if they can take up space…

By Robin White Goode

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stocks

Along with STEM, We Need the Liberal Arts

Harvard prof says our collective consciousness is otherwise impoverished

Allen’s 2014 book, Our Democracy, was inspired by a night class she taught for 10…

By Robin White Goode

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urban schools

Missing Tax Dollars and Apathy Contribute to Disinvestment in Urban Schools – Part 2

Hamilton of the National Black MBA Association offers ideas

Hamilton of the National Black MBA Association offers ideas.

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student debt

Can Colleges Do More to Lower Student Debt?

Yes, Indiana University leads the way

This is a critical issue in the black community. Black students borrow more and in…

By Robin White Goode

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urban schools

Missing Tax Dollars, Apathy, Contribute to Disinvestment in Urban Schools — Part 1

Hamilton of the National Black MBA Association offers ideas on what's troubling our schools

The NBMBAA develops an evergreen pipeline from high school to professional development.
Our high school mentoring…

By Robin White Goode

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guidance counseling

9 Aspects of College Life to Consider Before You Choose

Weigh the pros and cons of each school before deciding

Does the institution offer a major in the area you’d like to study? If you…

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HBCU Students Ignite an Entrepreneurial Mindset

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Hosts trainingand development conference

The OFC Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program provides resources and knowledge necessary to bridge the gap…

By Robin White Goode

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All N One Security CEO Secures Young Scholars’ Future

Provides scholarships and mentoring to college students

Parker’s parents were sharecroppers in rural Mississippi. Her mother was illiterate. There were nine…

By Robin White Goode

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Using Laptops in Class? It Won’t Help and It Could Hurt

West Point study, like others, nixes tech in the classroom

My point is we need to ask questions about what really works in education, pre-K-college,…

By Robin White Goode

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The Math Lady Pivots in Response to the New SAT

Her mission? To help you get over your fear of math

“I have done a comparison and seen quantifiable proof of an increase of 50 points…

By Robin White Goode

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Your College Acceptance CAN Be Rescinded

How to prevent that from happening

Is college acceptance a time for celebration? Yes, but stay the course–now is not the…

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We Need Better Ways to Predict Student Success

Dominque Jordan Turner of Chicago Scholars explains

Employers and institutions of higher education clearly believe that measurements like ACT scores and grade…

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Can We Spend Less on Health by Investing in Education?

Virginia Commonwealth University Center on Society and Health connects the dots

Americans without a high school diploma are living sicker, shorter lives than they did in…

By Robin White Goode

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Economic Facts Affecting Your Child’s Education | Fact 14

Charter schools can be effective – or not

Bottom line: Charter schools are not a panacea. The best charter school networks, like KIPP,…

By Robin White Goode

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Will High School Graduation Rates Reach 90% by 2020?

GradNation report examines progress and obstacles

The majority of black and brown high school students you encounter every day—a startling 63%—attend…

By Robin White Goode

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UNCF Awards to Improve Graduates’ Job Placement Outcomes

UNCF Career Pathways Initiative distributes $2.55 million in planning grants

The rigorous and competitive grant process opened in December 2015 to 87 eligible public and…

By Robin White Goode

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How To

hire talent

How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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grief

How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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