Posts tagged: Achievement Gap - Diverse
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Blacks Playing Men’s Hoops, Football Lag Behind in Degrees

by Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press | March 15, 2016 PHILADELPHIA ― Young Black men playing basketball and football for the country’s top colleg Read more

Minority Graduation Rates on NCAA Tournament Teams on Upswing

by Reginald Stuart | March 14, 2016
TIDES report shows that academic progress among minorities on NCAA Division I basketball tourna [...] Read more

White teacher: I thought I could reach my black and Latino students. Then one told me why I couldn’t.

| March 9, 2016
Here is the personal story of a well-regarded veteran teacher who left the classroom to pursue [...] Read more

Why a College Degree Means Less for the Poor, Explained in One Graph

| March 8, 2016
Life isn’t fair. With hard work and determination, some are able to get an education and [...] Read more

These Students Wanted an Education When D.C. Was the Nation’s ‘Murder Capital’

| March 7, 2016
Steve Bumbaugh didn’t know that his star student’s mom was a crack addict. He didn’t know [...] Read more

Report: Science Knowledge Gaps Evident in Kindergarten

by Lydia Lum | February 25, 2016
When children start kindergarten, sizable yet modifiable gaps in science knowledge already exis [...] Read more

How Low-Income Students Are Fitting in at Elite Colleges

| February 24, 2016
In recent years, college campuses have been rocked by black students protesting racial bigotry, [...] Read more

How to Help More College Students Graduate

| February 23, 2016
The United States has a dropout crisis. Sixty percent of people go to college these days, but [...] Read more

STEPHANIE M. GRAHAM

| February 11, 2016
STEPHANIE M. GRAHAM has been promoted to associate vice president and deputy general counsel f [...] Read more

Diverse Conversations: Are Colleges Doing Enough to Close the Achievement Gap?

by Matthew Lynch | February 8, 2016
When it comes to truly closing the achievement gap between students from all life backgrounds, [...] Read more

Chang Takes Autism Education to New Level

by Kenneth J. Cooper | February 7, 2016
Dr. Ya-Chih Chang—a 2016 Diverse Emerging Scholar—balances educating graduate students on t [...] Read more

Stanford: Ethnic Studies Courses Help At-risk High School Students

by Lydia Lum | February 3, 2016
High school ethnic studies courses focusing on how race and culture can impact life and identit [...] Read more

Black America and the Class Divide

| February 1, 2016
“In 1903, W. E. B. Du Bois, the leading scholar of the first half of the 20th century [...] Read more

In Case You Missed It…

| January 28, 2016
Campus Gun Laws Met With Opposition From Legislature Federal Trade Commission Suing DeVry Unive [...] Read more

LSU Says Budget Cuts Would Force Widespread Layoffs

| January 26, 2016
By Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. — LSU would have widespread layoffs, course eliminations [...] Read more
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