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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ESSA Gives Black Parents Tools to Hold Schools Accountable
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ESSA Gives Black Parents Tools to Hold Schools Accountable

By Lynette Monroe (Program Assistant, NNPA/ESSA Public Awareness Campaign) Popular opinion, suggest that caregivers, educators,…

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High-Prescription Drug Prices Hurt the Black Community
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High-Prescription Drug Prices Hurt the Black Community

By Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) Nearly a decade ago, Clinton Crawley, a Baltimore resident…

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Sickle Cell Disease Sufferers Trapped In Fight Against Opioid Scourge
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Sickle Cell Disease Sufferers Trapped In Fight Against Opioid Scourge

By Leonard E. Colvin (The New Journal and Guide/NNPA Member) For the thousands of individuals…

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Nita Key Enrichment Focused on Saving Music in N.C. Schools
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Nita Key Enrichment Focused on Saving Music in N.C. Schools

By Taylor Burris (NNPA/DTU Journalism Fellow) “College should not make you or break you,” said…

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Welcoming Immigrants Keeps America Great
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Welcoming Immigrants Keeps America Great

By Rep. André Carson (D-Ind.) President Donald Trump was elected on his pledge to make…

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Dr. Kevin Williams Talks about Sickle Cell Disease in the Black Community
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Dr. Kevin Williams Talks about Sickle Cell Disease in the Black Community

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) You really don’t know a company, until you…

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The English Language Is Under Attack. We Must Defend It.
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The English Language Is Under Attack. We Must Defend It.

By Raynard Jackson (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Over the past three hundred years, when foreigners contemplated…

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New Harvard Study Finds Steep Declines in Black Homeownership in Major Cities
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New Harvard Study Finds Steep Declines in Black Homeownership in Major Cities

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) For the 12th consecutive year, America’s national homeownership rate…

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