Posts Tagged ‘ Education ’

Urban Prep Graduates All College-Bound For Third Consecutive Year

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April 2, 2012
Urban Prep Graduates All College-Bound For Third Consecutive Year

April 2, 2012 For the third year running, an all-male charter school with students from Chicago’s roughest neighborhoods is sending its entire senior class to college. Urban Prep Academy reports that all 85 seniors graduating from the all-male preparatory school have been accepted to four-year colleges or universities, the third consecutive year an entire...
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Charter School Segregation Target Of New Report

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February 24, 2012
Charter School Segregation Target Of New Report

      by Joy Resmovits February 23, 2012 Charter schools often promise to bring greater equity to education, but a new brief starts with the assumption that they fall short in delivery — and provides recommendations to fix the alleged injustice. “Charter schools tend to be more racially segregated than traditional public schools,”...
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Honor Black Heritage By Fixing Schools

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February 21, 2012
Honor Black Heritage By Fixing Schools

Honor heritage by fixing schools If Black History Month matters, let’s figure out a way to change education   Mary Mitchell  marym@suntimes.com     Chicago Sun-Times   Thursday, February 16, 2012 Because this is black history month, it is a good time to reflect on what is happening to public education.  There’s really not much use in...
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In Canada, Black Boys Need More Support

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February 8, 2012
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Share News More effort needed to help Black male students, meeting told By RON FANFAIR January 27, 2012 When it comes to their three sons, school principal Karl Subban and his Montserratian-born wife, Marie, were very clear about a couple things: the boys would attend school regularly, succeed academically and participate in any sports...
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Males a distinct minority at HBCUs

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February 8, 2012
Males a distinct minority at HBCUs

By Ernie Suggs, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution It is not hard for Rodney Perry to stand out on the campus of Clark Atlanta University. Impeccably dressed in all black and a crisp white shirt, he brushes back his shoulder-length dreadlocks as he mingles and laughs with fellow students on a recent freezing Wednesday morning. A...
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Star Tribune: Farmington kids get Finnishing school

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January 31, 2012
Star Tribune: Farmington kids get Finnishing school

Finland’s teaching methods are catching on, including in Farmington. Photo by Elizabeth Flores, Star Tribune By HERÓN MÁRQUEZ ESTRADA January 21, 2012 Before a math test, students in Anne Shadrick’s third-grade class are encouraged to pop a stick of gum into their mouths and chew. When Shadrick teaches her two dozen students a list...
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