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Journalism Program Explores Black Students’ Experiences

By Tiffany Pennamon diverseenducation.com The Nation recently launched a student journalism program that provides training and mentoring opportunities for black student journalists while giving them a...

At 95, WWII vet still finds ways to serve country, fellow...

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For the Birmingham Times Frances Phelps, a 95-year-old World War II veteran, is in good health, needing only her acid reflux medication. “The...

Randall Woodfin announces co-chairs of Education and Economic Development Committees

By Nick Patterson The Birmingham Times Birmingham Mayor-elect Randall Woodfin today announced the co-chairs of his Education and Workforce Development and Economic Development and Entrepreneurship committees. The...

This urban charter school increased its black and Latino STEM graduates...

By Stuart Miller The Hechinger Report NEWARK, N.J. — Tahiv McGee spent Fridays during his senior year of high school at Rutgers University-Newark, where he worked...

GPS Educational Services finds way to engage community and parents in...

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times When it comes to community outreach, GPS Educational Services means it, literally. The group has been known to knock on doors...

Village Creek Society: How the non-profit group improves quality of life...

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times There was a time when as much as four to eight feet of water would flood homes in the Ensley...

Loan Servicing Change Could Rock HBCUs, Says Respected Educator

By Reginald Stuart diverseeducation.com WASHINGTON — Colleges and universities with a high percentage of students who fund their educations with college loans may face tougher challenges...

More than 500 free activities during Birmingham Library’s 2017 summer reading...

By Trenisha Wiggins The Birmingham Times The Birmingham Public Library is gearing up for its 2017 Summer Reading programs with more than 500 free activities for...

How one mother got legislators to address special education

By Valerie Strauss The Washington Post ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) - Katherine Spurlock is a former public school teacher who moved to Montgomery County, Maryland, from a...

As for-profit college enrollment climbs, blacks graduate with more debt

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) With 44 million consumers owing about $1.4 trillion in student loans, a new report by the Consumer Financial Protection...

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