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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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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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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Under Trump, Federal Agencies Scale Back Civil Rights Enforcement
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Under Trump, Federal Agencies Scale Back Civil Rights Enforcement

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Decades of vigilant struggles, sacrifices and civil rights legislation…

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Ol’ Southern Racism Fuels Economic Inequality in Louisiana
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Ol’ Southern Racism Fuels Economic Inequality in Louisiana

By Carmen Green, MPH (The Drum/NNPA Member) Economic mobility is the ability for someone to…

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“Today’s American Dream Act” Offers Path to Good Jobs, Education and Homeownership
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“Today’s American Dream Act” Offers Path to Good Jobs, Education and Homeownership

By Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) These are dark times in Washington. It’s no secret that…

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‘When Was America Ever Great,’ You Ask? Here’s My Answer.
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‘When Was America Ever Great,’ You Ask? Here’s My Answer.

By Raynard Jackson (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Celebrating Independence Day and watching President Trump on the…

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