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Just In Case You're Already Over This School Year

Just In Case You’re Already Over This School Year

by Jamilah King on September 18 2013, 11:12AM

Here’s something to help you stay sane this school year.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Poarch Creek Band of Indians High Schooler Can Finally Graduate

Poarch Creek Band of Indians High Schooler Can Finally Graduate

by Aura Bogado on June 20 2013, 12:57PM

Alabama’s Escambia Academy decides that a Native student’s decision to wear feather during graduation doesn’t merit a fine or loss of diploma.

Topics: /NOW

Preying on Black Ambition

Preying on Black Ambition

by Kai Wright on June 12 2013, 9:02AM

From subprime mortgages to subprime credit cards and now subprime degrees, a small number of people continue to get rich off of black Americans’ aspirations.

Topics: Economy, Schools & Youth

Obamas to Black Grads: Good Job. Now Stop Being Such a Failure

Obamas to Black Grads: Good Job. Now Stop Being Such a Failure

by Kai Wright on May 21 2013, 8:48AM

Once again, the president uses his pulpit to browbeat black people for the failings he sees.

Topics: Economy, Kai Wright, Schools & Youth

If March Madness Were Based on Black Grad Rates, Who Would Win?

If March Madness Were Based on Black Grad Rates, Who Would Win?

by Jorge Rivas on March 20 2013, 2:39PM

White male basketball student-athletes on tournament teams graduate at the rate of 90 percent versus only 65 percent of black male basketball student-athletes.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Meet the Nguyen Seniors Whose Yearbook Quotes Went Viral

Meet the Nguyen Seniors Whose Yearbook Quotes Went Viral

by Jorge Rivas on May 22 2012, 4:30PM

Meet Presentation High School seniors Alexandra, Angela, Angelica, Elizabeth, Emily, Isabella, Madeline, and Vi Nguyen who submitted senior quotes for the yearbook that once combined read “We know what you’re thinking, and no, we’re not related!”

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Study: Many College Students are Part-Timers, Less Likely to Graduate

Study: Many College Students are Part-Timers, Less Likely to Graduate

by Jorge Rivas on September 28 2011, 12:45PM

A new report finds that, barring serious reforms, today’s young people will be the first generation in American history to be less educated than their predecessors.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Why Are So Few Young Men of Color Graduating High School? Infographic

Why Are So Few Young Men of Color Graduating High School?

by Jorge Rivas on July 27 2011, 12:00PM

New graphics tell the story.

Topics: Schools & Youth

An Open Address to 2011 Graduates: It's OK to Follow, Say No and Get Hurt

An Open Address to 2011 Graduates: It’s OK to Follow, Say No and Get Hurt

by Rinku Sen on June 20 2011, 9:43AM

Go forth as joiners, says Rinku Sen, with the clarity that lets you say no on the way to yes, and with an open heart.

Topics: Graduates, Movement, Schools & Youth

March Madness: Who Would Win if They Scored for Schooling? Infographic

March Madness: Who Would Win if They Scored for Schooling?

by Hatty Lee on March 16 2011, 9:41AM

Spoiler alert: The Butler Bulldogs are the academic champs. But nobody wins when it comes to the racial gap in achievement.

Topics: Schools & Youth

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