Washington, DC — It’s that time of year when millions of college-bound students and their parents are struggling to figure out how to pay for the high cost of tuition. And, for many returning students the issue is the same. Yet, one woman has unlocked the key to saving thousands of dollars by securing major funding for her son’s college education.

Gwen Thomas, a single...

New York, NY — New York University President Andrew Hamilton today named Lisa Coleman to be Senior Vice President for Global Inclusion, Diversity, and Strategic Innovation and NYU’s inaugural Chief Diversity Officer. Dr. Coleman will start in her position in September 2017.

Dr. Coleman comes to NYU from Harvard, where she has served as the Chief Diversity Officer and Special...

DETROIT (AP) -- The W.K. Kellogg Foundation announced Friday that it's giving $51 million over five years to the public schools in its hometown of Battle Creek, Michigan, in the hopes of tackling low academic performance that has been linked to longstanding racial inequality and segregation.

The grant ranks among the largest to a single, public K-12 school system. It will be put toward...

Beyoncé Formation Scholars Program is open to young women who plan to attend one of four participating colleges and major in creative arts, music, literature or African-American studies. Four scholarships will be awarded.

Applicants must be females who are creative, confident, and bold. They may be incoming freshmen, current college students, or graduate students. They must attend one of four...

Hillside, NJ — 8th Grade Middle School Chronicles: The Year That Changed Everything… is written by teen author, Essynce Moore.

6th grade was child’s play. 7th grade was a taste of what was to come. But 8th grade, was the year that changed everything. That includes me, my “friends,” and the Middle School Chronicle Series. It was one of the most memorable, educating...

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