Education Department rejects nearly all applicants for a student loan forgiveness program | Los Angeles Times

Danielle Douglas-Gabriel, Los Angeles Times Tens of thousands of public servants have applied to have their federal student loans forgiven through a temporary relief program run by the U.S. Education Department. Fewer than 300 have had success. Now, one of the lawmakers who championed the initiative wants to know what happened. “We authorized $700 million […]

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#BlackGirlMagic: Georgia Teen Goes Viral After Sharing Photo Showing Dozens Of College Acceptances | Essence

Breanna Edwards, Essence It’s not every day one gets accepted into 31 colleges and is offered more than $900,000 in scholarships to boot. It’s definitely something worth sharing, but Kayla Willis, a senior at Westlake High School in South Fulton, Georgia still hesitated, first asking her dad if it was appropriate. “He was like, ‘You […]

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Meet the Principal who’s Recruiting Men of Color to Pursue Teaching Careers | Chicago Public Schools (CPS)

Chicago Public Schools Staff, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Photographs by Wayne Miller—Magnum Photos. Featured Image Currently, African American men represent just two percent of teachers in the nation and there’s even less in Illinois. Butler College Prep Principal Chris Goins is working on a solution. “There are so many initiatives trying to recruit men of […]

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College Board Under Fire for Deciding Black Student Did Too Well on Her SAT | The Root When Florida high school senior Kamilah Campbell’s SAT scores didn’t stack up the way she wanted, she worked hard to do better—but that might not matter now.

When Florida high school senior Kamilah Campbell’s SAT scores didn’t stack up the way she wanted, she worked hard to do better—but that might not matter now.

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Meet Tytianna Smith 4.6 GPA, 29 ACT Score, 1.7 Million In Scholarships And Headed To HBCU Norfolk State University | Campus Lately Tytianna Smith is a graduating senior from Lafayette High School in Lafayette, Alabama.

Tytianna Smith is a graduating senior from Lafayette High School in Lafayette, Alabama.

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Historically black schools in Georgia see a surge in giving | Miami Herald

Facebook0Twitter0MailThe Associated Press , Miami Herald Spelman College Student Government Association president Jill Cartwright attends a class on April 9 Melissa Golden for Time. Featured Image ATLANTA Historically black colleges and universities are seeing an upsurge in support and donations. Last fiscal year, Spelman College in Atlanta raised a record $48 million in donations, The […]

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What Happens When a College’s Affirmative-Action Policy Is Found Illegal | The Atlantic A Supreme Court case found that the University of Michigan was using race in admissions the wrong way. Then the state stepped in, and minority enrollments dropped.

A Supreme Court case found that the University of Michigan was using race in admissions the wrong way. Then the state stepped in, and minority enrollments dropped.

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