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HBCUs need to start prepping potential college students
Thursday, October 9, 2014
WASHINGTON — Rather than react to perpetual questions about their relevance, HBCUs and predominantly black Institutions should be proactive about drilling down deeper into America’s K-12 systems in order to better prepare students for the demands of a postsecondary education. That was one of the key points made last week at the Congressional
Ruling: No same-day registration in NC election
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
RALEIGH – Same-day registration won't be allowed during early voting in North Carolina, and Election Day ballots cast in the wrong precinct won't be counted this fall after the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday blocked a ruling that had set aside parts of a 2013 election law. A majority on the nation's highest court agreed to halt the ruling of the 4th
Darker-skinned black students suspended more frequently
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
When it comes to disparities in school suspension rates, most studies deal with black students being suspended more frequently than their white counterparts for the same or similar offenses. A new groundbreaking study done by a trio of sociology professors takes a more nuanced look at the matter by examining the differences in suspension rates among
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Keep the trick out of Halloween treats

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