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Lawyers’ Committee Launches National Initiative to Eliminate Barriers Faced by Students...

Initiative Focuses on Colleges and Universities that Require Students to Disclose Whether They Have Been Stopped, Detained or Arrested by Police WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today,...

US Universities Home to Record Number of Foreign Students

By Thalif Deen UNITED NATIONS - The number of international students in US colleges and universities has continued to increase, reaching nearly one million in the...

Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship winners announced

$40,000 in scholarships awarded to six young leaders fighting the HIV/AIDS epidemic, through program sponsored by UnitedHealthcare and Wells Fargo SAN FRANCISCO - The National...

Neighborhoods influence use of African American Vernacular English, Stanford research shows

Among African American youth, moving from a poor neighborhood to one with less poverty results in a lower use of African American Vernacular English,...

Point Foundation Announces 36 New Higher Education Scholarships

LOS ANGELES - Point Foundation (Point) is awarding new scholarships to 36 students who have demonstrated academic excellence and leadership in their communities, despite...

$1 Million Literacy Project to Reach African American Boys

  Teaching through parents and school principals Literacy expert Alfred Tatum believes a new generation of literacy leaders must work with urban school principals and parents...

Kenyan grandmother at school with her great-great-grandchildren

By Ed Thomas A 90-year-old Kenyan woman who goes to class with six of her great-great-grandchildren is believed to be the oldest primary school pupil...

School Segregation, the Untold Tragedy of Ferguson

Summary of report By Nikole Hannah-Jones News reports after Michael Brown's death often noted his recent graduation and college ambitions. But if Brown's school experience was a...

Tutan Reyes Delivering the Dream

From the boroughs of New York to the grid iron of professional football, Tutan Reyes has always excelled. Today, he is giving back to...

Scholarship Program Makes College Possible for LGBTQ Students

Point Foundation, the largest LGBTQ scholarship provider, accepting applications beginning November 1 LOS ANGELES - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students seeking financial...