Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine to give $70 million to USC for new academy [LA Times]
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Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine to give $70 million to USC for new academy [LA Times]

[LA Times] Hip-hop star Dr. Dre and music mogul Jimmy Iovine are donating $70 million to USC for a new academy that they say will give students the…

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Class of 2013: Courage, Choice and Compassion.
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Class of 2013: Courage, Choice and Compassion.

By Marc H. Morial NNPA Columnist   “Raise your eyes now, and look from the place where you are…for all the land that you see I will give…

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Learning to Teach Students How to Learn
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Learning to Teach Students How to Learn

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist   African American students achieve at a different level than White students.  Test scores are lower, as are high school and college completion rates,…

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Diversity Increases Among Students, but Not Teachers
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Diversity Increases Among Students, but Not Teachers

by Maya Rhodan NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As the pool of students in American schools grows more diverse, those studying to be teachers remain mostly White.…

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Education Chief: Schools Failing Black Students
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Education Chief: Schools Failing Black Students

by George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Instead of being the traditional ticket to success, many of our nation’s troubled schools hinder opportunity for upward mobility,…

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From Student to Teacher: My Life in Special Education
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From Student to Teacher: My Life in Special Education

From Student to Teacher: My Life in Special Education By Andrew James Fuller Since starting my career as a high school teacher this fall, I find myself thinking…

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Fighting Injustice from the Classroom
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Fighting Injustice from the Classroom

Fighting Injustice from the Classroom Omari Todd Senior Vice President for Regional Operations, Teach For America As we enter Black History Month, I can’t help but think of…

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Wells Fargo Donates $3 Million to UNCF, Investing in America’s Future Leaders
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Wells Fargo Donates $3 Million to UNCF, Investing in America’s Future Leaders

Louis Barbash UNCF 202-810-0225 Louis.Barbash@UNCF.org Press Release Wells Fargo Donates $3 Million to UNCF, Investing in America’s Future Leaders Donation extends commitment to help students graduate   WASHINGTON,…

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CHILD WATCH: New Year’s Resolutions
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CHILD WATCH: New Year’s Resolutions

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist   As New Year’s Eve countdowns wound down, many people turned to the familiar ritual of taking stock of where they are…

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Our Children Deserve Better
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Our Children Deserve Better

By Benjamin Todd Jealous NNPA Guest Columnist Every generation believes their children deserve to be better off than they were. This belief inspired the first slave rebellion in…

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