Congressional Black Caucus Members Host Panel Discussion on STEM Careers
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Congressional Black Caucus Members Host Panel Discussion on STEM Careers

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) A recent panel discussion hosted by members of the Congressional Black Caucus, showcased the importance of an education in Science, Technology,…

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NNPA, Chevrolet Honor the 2017 Discover The Unexpected Journalism Fellows
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NNPA, Chevrolet Honor the 2017 Discover The Unexpected Journalism Fellows

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and Chevrolet recently recognized the achievements of eight students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities…

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Dr. Aminta Hawkins Breaux Makes History as BSU’s First Female President
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Dr. Aminta Hawkins Breaux Makes History as BSU’s First Female President

By Lauren Poteat (NNPA Newswire Contributor) In her historic role as Bowie State University’s first female president, Dr. Aminta Hawkins Breaux said that she’s ready to lead the…

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Common Core vs. State Standards: What’s the Difference?
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Common Core vs. State Standards: What’s the Difference?

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Education must be governed by standards to achieve the learning goals that all parents seek for their children, said Dr. Reagan…

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Cheyney University, One of the Nation’s Oldest HBCUs, Could Lose Its Accreditation in September
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Cheyney University, One of the Nation’s Oldest HBCUs, Could Lose Its Accreditation in September

By Stacy M. Brown (The Washington Informer/NNPA Member) After years of financial trouble and heartbreaking enrollment decline, Cheyney University, one of the oldest Black institutions of higher education…

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Corinthian College Is Closed, But Former Students Still Suffer
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Corinthian College Is Closed, But Former Students Still Suffer

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) A scheme designed to evade an important Department of Education rule could soon lead to an estimated 41,000 former Corinthian College students…

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National Network of State Teachers Take on the “Every Student Succeeds Act”
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National Network of State Teachers Take on the “Every Student Succeeds Act”

By Elizabeth Primas (NNPA/ESSA Program Manager) The National Network of State Teachers of the Year (NNSTOY) recently held their annual five-day conference in Washington, D.C. to discuss the…

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Education Policy Experts “Disappointed” by Some ESSA State Plans
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Education Policy Experts “Disappointed” by Some ESSA State Plans

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Education policy experts have expressed serious concerns about some of the state plans submitted under the Every Student Succeeds Act. President…

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