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Minority Education

A "Majority-Minority" Nation Needs a New Definition of the University

Michael M. Crow | Posted 05.17.2014 | World
Michael M. Crow

We have a strange confluence of factors: the fastest growing industrialized nation with the steepest declining educational attainment. The most innovative of nations capable of astonishing increases in productivity is struggling to maintain sustained economic growth.

Increasing and Improving STEM Education and Access to Technology

John M. Burns | Posted 05.18.2013 | Black Voices
John M. Burns

Access to technology is the great equalizer and STEM workers stand at the forefront of innovation in the U.S. economy. As technological changes reshape the world of work, these professionals will continue to be in demand.

Reclaiming Integration and Opportunity in the Era of Multiracial Democracy

Dr. Curtis L. Ivery | Posted 03.06.2013 | Impact
Dr. Curtis L. Ivery

Apart from a few notable exceptions of successful integration efforts, the public school system in the United States has reverted to a two-tiered institution, effectively segregated by race and class.

Minority Schools Likely To Have More U-Rated Teachers

VOXXI | Hope Gillette | Posted 01.15.2013 | Latino Voices

New York teachers who received poor performance ratings during their previous work year are more likely to be found working in high-poverty and high-m...

The Perception Gap

Richard Lui | Posted 11.19.2012 | Education
Richard Lui

Asian American and Pacific Islanders do so well in gaining acceptance into places like Harvard -- where they make up 21 percent of the class of 2016 -- the suggestion is that all is fine when it comes to education in the AAPI community.

The Education Revolution

Hernan Vera | Posted 07.05.2012 | Latino Voices
Hernan Vera

Latinos are more likely than white students to receive suspensions. Students with disabilities are twice as likely to get these higher forms of punishment. These large differences continue to be found even when researchers compare students of similar backgrounds.

Report: Wide White-Hispanic Education Achievement Gap Persists

Posted 08.16.2012 | Education

By Molly O'Toole WASHINGTON -- The Hispanic-white educational achievement gap has remained wide over the past two decades, according to a new repor...

Harlem Comes To Hungary

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

Geoff Canada looks to be taking on the most unusual challenge of his career. The Harlem Children's Zone founder is in talks to bring his cradle-to-college education formula to the Roma (Gypsy) children of Hungary.

Harlem's Miracle Man

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

Geoffrey Canada has developed a cradle-to-college educational formula that may enable thousands of minority children to break the cycle of poverty.

Can You Tell Me How to Get To Science Street?

Gabrielle Lyon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gabrielle Lyon

One-day activities, demonstrations and short-term programs targeting highly-engaged students are not going to change who gets involved with science. Obama's "Educate to Innovate" does little to remove basic barriers.