PHOENIX (AP) — A renewed focus on social justice in the wake of police killings of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd has seen sales soar at Black-owned bookstores around the country as customers seek out knowledge from their own communities.
Although Republicans in New York have been relatively resistant to Governor Cuomo’s education plan for prisoners, the program will carry forward with the support of $7 million, granted by Manhattan district attorney, Cyrus Vance Jr.
According to the results of a new survey conducted by the Public Policy Institute of California survey on more than 1500 Californians, more than half of participants don’t believe higher education is necessary.
Although the general consensus across U.S. schools is that smaller classrooms improve learning environments for students, there is little research to support the idea that students are learning more in smaller classroom settings.
According to national data, African Americans hold fewer than one percent of doctorates awarded to mathematicians in the U.S., and overall earn fewer than 7 percent of doctoral degrees across all disciplines.
SEATTLE (AP) — Democrats in the Washington state Legislature thought they had passed a routine sex education requirement for public schools earlier this year. But a coalition of Republicans and religious conservatives launched a swift, historic backlash that’s led to a bitter partisan fight and an effort to overturn the measure on the November ballot.
Though data indicates that a majority of first-time undergrad students attend colleges and universities that are close to home (less than 50 miles from home), there are many areas in the country that are without higher education institutions, which makes attending college “close to home” difficult for many others to achieve.