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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Study: 8 NCAA Teams Fall Below Graduation Standard
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Study: 8 NCAA Teams Fall Below Graduation Standard

KYLE HIGHTOWER, Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An annual study of the schools in…

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Obamacare blitz: Can US persuade young ‘invincibles’ to buy health coverage?
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Obamacare blitz: Can US persuade young ‘invincibles’ to buy health coverage?

[THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR] In Oregon, folk singers croon about the state’s health insurance exchange in…

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One Week, Two Sides of Obama
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One Week, Two Sides of Obama

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist Over the span of one week, two different sides…

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Child Watch: Dear God! When Will It Stop?
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Child Watch: Dear God! When Will It Stop?

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist The horrendous news from Newtown, Conn. has pierced our…

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Will America Now Find the Will to Take a Stand Against Guns?
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Will America Now Find the Will to Take a Stand Against Guns?

By Nick Chiles Special to the NNPA from the Atlanta Black Star Perhaps there is…

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