Why Standards are Important under the Every Student Succeeds Act
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Why Standards are Important under the Every Student Succeeds Act

By Dr. Elizabeth Primas (Program Manager, NNPA/ESSA Public Awareness Campaign) Standards have always been a…

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It’s Time to Show “Middle Neighborhoods” Love, Before It’s too Late
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It’s Time to Show “Middle Neighborhoods” Love, Before It’s too Late

By Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) What do countries, states and neighborhoods have in common? People.…

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The NOKOA Newspaper Is in Trouble. Here’s How You Can Help.
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The NOKOA Newspaper Is in Trouble. Here’s How You Can Help.

By Akwasi Evans (NOKOA The Observer/NNPA Member) Have you missed us, lately? We had a…

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Ask Alma: I Can’t Have Kids and I Haven’t Told My Fiancé
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Ask Alma: I Can’t Have Kids and I Haven’t Told My Fiancé

By Alma Gill (NNPA News Wire Columnist) Dear Alma, I’m getting married in three weeks…

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Despite Unequal Treatment, Black Women Will Rise
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Despite Unequal Treatment, Black Women Will Rise

By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Many women’s organizations commemorate Equal Pay Day, which this…

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Consumers Look for Satisfaction with Updated Financial Rule
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Consumers Look for Satisfaction with Updated Financial Rule

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) The song, “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” may have…

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Fake Feminists Give Real Feminists a Bad Name
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Fake Feminists Give Real Feminists a Bad Name

By Raynard Jackson (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Recently, while in Paris, President Trump complimented France’s first…

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The Every Student Succeeds Act Focuses on Accountability and School Performance
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The Every Student Succeeds Act Focuses on Accountability and School Performance

By Dr. Elizabeth Primas (Program Manager, NNPA/ESSA Public Awareness Campaign) Sixteen states and the District…

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I Worked on Indiana’s ESSA Plan. This Is What I Learned.
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I Worked on Indiana’s ESSA Plan. This Is What I Learned.

By Shawnta S. Barnes (NNPA/ESSA Guest Columnist) Back in May, I traveled to Chicago and…

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ESSA and Special Education: the Spectrum of Hopes and Fears of a Parent Advocate
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ESSA and Special Education: the Spectrum of Hopes and Fears of a Parent Advocate

By Chioma Oruh, Ph.D. (NNPA/ESSA Guest Columnist) We are only halfway through 2017 and, already,…

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