Hundreds of for-profit college programs are at risk of losing federal funding after failing to meet new "gainful employment" standards.

The Education Department on Monday released its first data measuring whether graduates of 8,700 vocational programs earn enough money to repay student loans. A program is considered failing if typical graduates pay at least 12 percent of their annual...

Washington, DC — “Breaking into the tour market of DC is not easy when you’re trying to get people to #seemoreofdc and truly enjoy what we have to offer here, and your information is about Black people,” says Donald Folden.

Folden via his company, Capital Buddy Tours, has just launched 2 new African American history tours in the city – The DC Underground Railroad...

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — As a girl in the mid-1950s, Amy Roberts would catch a ride each morning with her neighbors the Johnsons, the couple that ran the one-room schoolhouse where black children were taught on St. Simons Island.

"Mrs. Johnson played the piano and she had the younger children," Roberts said, recalling her years attending first and second grade at the Harrington School on the...

Atlanta, GA — Orrin Checkmate Hudson, “Master Motivator Teacher and Mentor” and founder of Be Someone, Inc., will hold his annual Christmas Break Leadership Chess Camp from December 26th through December 30th in Stone Mountain, Georgia at his organization’s headquarters. This week-long leadership camp is a great opportunity for parents who want to keep their children out...

No one should be denied an education due to lack of money. Yet every year about 12,500 lower-income high school graduates with outstanding academic credentials do not attend a college with a high graduation rate because of financial barriers, according to information from the Bloomberg Philanthropies’ American Talent Initiative. But a $1.7 million, multi-year grant will change this!

Grant...

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