National

Dumping ‘At Risk’ and Other Negative Labels

By Jazelle Hunt Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Although most today’s headlines focus on Black educational failures, there are many positive achievements by Black students that often go overlooked, according to a new study. A recently released report from the National Black Child Development Institute Read More

Op-Ed

Child Watch Column: Ready for School?

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist Is your child ready to start school? For parents and children trying hard to enjoy at least a few weeks more of downtime before beginning back to school shopping and school year routines all over again, the answer is Read More