Researchers have discovered that poor school performance among low-income students can often be traced to poor eyesight. Because of this, a new program called Vision To Learn was formed to help improve performance among poor students by giving them free eye glasses, and it improved reading efficiency significantly.

How the concept got started

Founded in 2012 in Los Angeles, Vision To Learn...

Columbus, GA — Georgia-based, Black-themed school supplies company, Innovative Supplies Worldwide, Inc., have embarked on a mission to help Hurricane Harvey flood victims.
 
The company is currently offering consumers the option to purchase school supplies from their website to donate to school-aged children and young adults who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey. Customers can...

Greensboro, NC — The Fourth Annual National HBCU Pre-Law Summit & Law Expo 2017, sponsored by AccessLex Institute, is scheduled to take place on Friday, September 15, 2017 at Bennett College and Saturday, September 16, 2017 at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, North Carolina. This groundbreaking summit is the exclusive national event of its kind in the entire...

Nationwide — Every year, billions of dollars in financial aid and scholarships are given away to students to help them pay for college tuition, books, and other college-related expenses. As the year winds down, here are the top national scholarship programs for African American students and others that are still accepting applications:

#1 – Ford HBCU Community Challenge: The Ford...

The Black community faces educational issues similar to other minority groups, including the need for adequate funding for schools serving minority and disadvantaged students, as well as other issues with a special impact on the community:

  • Student achievement gaps need to be aggressively addressed. For example, the percentage of Blacks age 25 and older with a high school diploma or more...

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