NEW YORK (AP) — Two books based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning “1619 Project” will be released this fall, with contributions from Jesmyn Ward, Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi, and dozens of others authors and journalists.
Earlier this year in November, the University of Wisconsin in Stevens Point proposed to stop offering several of its liberal arts majors due to budget cuts, including German, French, Geography, Geology, Dimensional Art, and History.
Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with President & CEO of the Indiana Youth Institute Tami Silverman on improving the lives of children through providing training, resources, and important data to state-based organizations.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s state Board of Education balked Thursday at a plan to make standardized tests statistically meaningless for public high school students’ grades this year, in an hourslong clash that shows many board members disagree with state Superintendent Richard Woods’ efforts to dismantle Georgia’s system of grading students, schools and teachers.
A new proposal by a graduate from Yale Law School, Thomas Scott-Railton, seeks to improve integration at high schools by asking colleges to give priority to students from schools that have a certain percentage of economic integration.
In the last couple of years, Historically Black College and Universities (HBCU) have struggled to stay open as enrollment drops and students who once could only attend these universities are now enrolling at other universities. Three HBCUs have closed in the last two decades.
According to Caitlin Zaloom, an anthropologist and associate professor at New York University, family dynamics among middle class Americans have changed due to the high cost and pressure of higher education institutions across the country and around the world.