A national study has revealed that racial bias plays a role in keeping black students out of “gifted” programs, barring them from the special services and individual learning plans that go along with them.
A report in the National Bureau of Economic Research found that most immigrant groups in the U.S. attain higher education and “exceed schooling levels” of typical Americans. Additionally, many arrive in the U.S. with already higher levels of education that most Americans.
David Bennett, Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations of Howard University, discusses how the opportunities provided to students by the school help in shaping a more cohesive society. This interview was produced in collaboration with WHUT (Howard University Television).
CHICAGO (AP) — Learning disabilities and other special education needs are common in children born with opioid-related symptoms from their mother’s drug use while pregnant, according to the first big U.S. study to examine potential long-term problems in these infants.