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Board OKs plan for LeBron James’ ‘I Promise’ school in ...

The school board in LeBron James’ Ohio hometown has approved the plan for a public school being created in partnership with the NBA star’s foundation. The LeBron James Family Foundation says the “I Promise” School in ...
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Chance The Rapper Wants To Attend A Historical Black College ...

Usually when someone wants to go to college, they cross their fingers and pray that their application and SAT scores are good enough to get them into their top choice. For Chance The Rapper, he ...
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Michael B. Jordan & Ryan Coolger Team Up for Standardized ...

Michael B. Jordan and Ryan Coogler are back together again for a new movie called ‘Wrong Answer.’ via Variety: Jordan will star as a math teacher with Coogler directing  the movie, set up with New Regency Productions ...
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Michelle Obama Thanks Beyoncé ‘For Investing In Our Girls’ With ...

Beyoncé’s newly formed scholarship program is getting two thumbs up from Michelle Obama. On Tuesday, the former first lady went on Twitter ― a rare occurrence these days ― to share a heartfelt thank you ...
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Emowered Youth | New Jersey teen accepted to all 8 ...

A New Jersey teen has been granted admission to the most prestigious colleges in the United States. Ifeoma White-Thorpe, 17, a senior at Morris Hills High School in Rockaway, received acceptance letters from all eight Ivy ...
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Schools in This NYC Consortium Promote Discussions, Slash Testing and ...

For more than two decades, corporate reformers have campaigned for accountability in education, insisting schools are best run like corporations and students best served by high-stakes testing policies that dictate promotion to the next level. ...
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No money, mo’ problems: Alabama HBCU #EpicFail after firing Gwen ...

Unfortunately for Alabama State University, they are now caught in a series of missteps that have resulted in an #EpicFail. All of this can be traced back to the firing of former president Gwendolyn Boyd ...
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Man Power | Chance is Donating 1 MILLION Dollars to ...

After an unproductive meeting with Illinois governor Bruce Rauner to talk about Chicago Public Schools, Chance the Rapper takes matters into his own hands. Chance the Rapper has donated a million dollars to Chicago Public ...
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HBCU Presidents Fear Uncertainty During “The Donald” Administration

President Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that moves a federal initiative supporting historically black colleges and universities directly into the White House, a move depicted as an effort to give the schools more clout ...
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Empowered Youth | BEYONCÉ AND JAY Z MOVED TO L.A ...

Beyoncé and Jay Z were rumored to move to Los Angeles as early as last February, but now their reason for relocating has been revealed: they wanted their daughter Blue Ivy to go to school ...
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ITT Endless Possibilities Just Ended | Doors Closed Permanently and ...

Another for-profit college has gone bust, leaving tens of thousands of students in the lurch. ITT Educational Services announced on Tuesday that it is shutting down immediately, accusing the federal government of unfairly stripping it ...
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Wonder Twins, Paula and Peter Imafidon- Breaking World Records

England’s Smartest Family is Black: We won’t hear about this in the news Meet the “First Family of Education” in England. You know how it is with stars, they shine ever so brightly; never hidden ...