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The NAACP Resolves To Freeze Charter School Expansion

The charter school debate heats up now that the NAACP has made their stance clear.


Dear Teachers: Make The Effort To Enunciate Brown And Black Names

One Bronx-based professor breaks down why it's so important.


Illinois Teachers “INGAGE” With Educators In The Dominican Republic To Exchange Methods

Teachers of Barrington School District 220 are forging relationships abroad to improve their students learning.


T.I. Gives Back To The Youth In Back-To-School Giveaway

T.I. sends Atlanta youth back to school in a major way.


Federal Pell Grants Will Be Given To Nearly 12,000 Inmates To Aid In College Classes

A new education initiative is on the horizon, and it seeks to benefit those who are interested in continuing their higher education despite their confined…


Langston League Aims To Form New Coalition Of Black Male Scholars From Creative Writing To Technology

With a central focus on educating black and brown male students in the fields of creative writing to technology, Langston League presents an updated curriculum…


Research Reveals Community College Is More Useful Than You Thought

When it comes to higher education, we’ve all heard the talking point: More people than ever are pursuing four-year degrees. At the same time, college…


Rachel Jeantel Finally Earns Her High School Diploma

Rachel Jeantel, one of Trayvon Martin's good friends and a witness during his famous case graduated with her highschool diploma. She was criticized…


Vixen Vent: Honorary Degrees Are Unfair

Honorary degrees are at an all time high this year and it’s starting to grind my gears. As a college graduate who suffered through…


Vixen Education: Homeless DC Teen Gets Full Ride to George Town University

DC-native Rashema Melson proves that adversity only makes you stronger. The 18-year-old high school student recently received news that she's been awarded a full scholarship…


Vixen Education: Eighth-Grader From Brooklyn Becomes Published Author

Thirteen-year-old Angela Content can officially call herself a published author. The Brooklyn native is an eighth-grader and definitely an inspiration. In an interview…


Vixen Vent: Black People Are Expected to Fail in Education

I'm concerned the media is getting too much of a ride out of the recent academic successes of the youth in the black…


Vixen Education: Oakland Teen Has 5.0 GPA, 2100 SAT Score

The hood raised him, but academics shaped him. A 17-year-old Oakland high school senior is raising eyebrows and challenging stereotypes as he receives…
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