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LeVar Burton Brings The New Reading Rainbow To Today’s Classrooms

A Groundbreaking Digital Library to Increase Reading Frequency and Engage Young Learners LOS ANGELES - LeVar Burton's RRKidz, Inc., home of the beloved children's brand,...

BEAT BUGS Arrives!

The Netflix Original Series for Kids Inspired By The Music Of The Beatles. LOS ANGELES - Netflix, Grace: A Storytelling Company (Grace), Thunderbird and Beyond Screen...

What Goes Wrong in the Brain When Someone Can’t Spell

By studying stroke victims who have lost the ability to spell, researchers have pinpointed the parts of the brain that control how we write...

63,000+ Celebrate HBCU Marching Band Excellence

ATLANTA, GA - A near capacity crowd rocked the Georgia Dome at the 14th annual Honda Battle of the Bands (HBOB) Invitational Showcase. The annual marching band...

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...