By Progress 2050 - The mandate of Brown v. Board of Education has yet to be fulfilled. Research has shownthat for children for African American and Latino children, access to high-quality public education remains a challenge. Today, the vast majority of schools remain highly segregated, with African American students more likely to attend schools with less qualified...

NEW DELHI (AP) — Nearly six years after her son slipped and fell around 100 meters (yards) into a raging mountain river in India, never to be seen again, Elizabeth Brenner is still wondering how such an accident could have happened.

Brenner's son, Thomas Plotkin, was one of the millions of American students who have studied abroad on university-sponsored programs in the last decade &mdash...

Democratic attorneys general in 18 states and the District of Columbia are suing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos over her decision to suspend rules meant to protect students from abuses by for-profit colleges.

The lawsuit was filed Thursday in federal court in Washington and demands implementation of borrower defense to repayment rules.

The rules aim to make schools financially responsible for...

Detroit, MI — Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., (PBS), is set to host its International Conclave on July 18 – 23, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. The conclave, the organization’s official conference for its members worldwide, is projected to be the largest in the organization’s history. Thousands of “Sigmas” from all...

Low income mothers need all the help they can get when it comes to emerging themselves to high-wage careers in technology. Fortunately, there are non-profit programs that are reaching out to assist them.

Giving back to help women move forward

One helpful program is Techtonica (www.techtonica.org). Techtonica is a non-profit coding bootcamp for women, and they cover more than just web...

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