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Largest-Ever HBCU Week Coming to Walt Disney World Resort Next Month

hbcuweek.org LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – High school students from across the Southeast and beyond will descend on Walt Disney World Resort next month for...

EmpowerED’s Steps Toward Educational Excellence in Birmingham

By Dr. John Lovelace Cantelow III I have the privilege each week to stand before a physical and virtual audience to deliver timeless words of...

Birmingham City Schools Making Significant Academic Progress

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times The percentage of Birmingham City School students who scored at or above grade level in both math and English/language arts...

At Literacy Town Hall, School Leaders Urge Parents to ‘Read to...

Three years after the passage of a state law requiring that third grade students read on grade level or risk being held back, local...

Partnering to Expand Opportunities for HBCU Scholars

mercydm.org After being asked to serve as the American Heart Association’s 2021 Heart Ball Honorees, Toni and Tim Vines, both of whom serve as Mercy...

Global Scholar Samantha Williams and the Birmingham Promise

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Samantha Williams knows a little something about what educational opportunities can mean in the life of a student – hers...

Birmingham’s Hudson K-8 Selected as a Verizon Innovative Learning School

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Representatives of the Birmingham Board of Education, Birmingham City Council and Bertram A. Hudson K-8 cut the ribbon on a...

Why Homeschooling Continues a Viable Option for Many Black Families in...

By Nicole S. Daniel The Birmingham Times When it came to homeschooling her three children, Tegan Frazier of Montgomery, Alabama, wanted to make sure they got...

Dissatisfied With Public Education, These Parents Founded Black Homeschoolers of Birmingham

By Nicole S. Daniel The Birmingham Times In 2020, with a shared vision, Yalonda Chandler and Jennifer Duckworth co-founded Black Homeschoolers of Birmingham (BHOB)—a community of...

Here’s How BCS’s Reggie White, AL Teacher of the Year, Spent...

By Joseph D. Bryant For The Birmingham Times Summer break was anything but a true “break” for Reggie White, Alabama’s 2022-2023 Teacher of the Year. The math...

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