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Report Illustrates Importance of Preventing Black Male School Suspension
August 23, 2018
A recently released report, conducted by three education professors at San Diego State University and UCLA, revealed disturbing data about black student suspension. ... read more »
Success On “The Way,” Ask Dr. Jeanette: Where Does It Start?
June 21, 2018
Black male students are suspended at the highest rate in the state in the Sacramento City Unified School District according to a new report. One in five Black male students have been suspended in the district, more than any other district in the state. ... read more »
Black Students Deserve a Better Education Than What We’re Giving Them
April 12, 2018
The academic performance of Black children is lower than all other students in California and it’s been this way for awhile. ... read more »
MLK tackled many issues in his lifetime. Where are we now?
April 5, 2018
Fifty years after his assassination, some of these barriers have fallen _ but others remain. ... read more »
IS AN AFRICAN AMERICAN SCHOOL SYSTEM REALISTIC?
March 29, 2018
Public education has failed Black students.  Tragically, by virtually any measure, they are behind all other groups, including immigrant Latino students who have been in the U.S. for only three years.  At the federal, state and local levels there have been some programs   that relate to African American students. ... read more »
Black Students Hit Hard by For-Profit College Debt New Center for Responsible Lending Report Says For-Profit Education “a Risky Proposition”
January 11, 2018
Similarly, Elena, a 35-year-old Latina enrolled in a for-profit institution after seeing television commercials for the local branch of Everest College targeted at those without a GED, like herself. ... read more »
We’re 42 Years Apart But Our Mission Is the Same: Change Education for the Black Community
October 5, 2017
Every day countless numbers of our children do not receive the quality education they must have in order to have even a modicum of a chance to live a decent life in today's world. ... read more »
Schools Still Fail to Educate Black Students
October 5, 2017
The Local Control Funding Formula is a California legislative initiative that enables  school districts, rather than the state, to receive and allocate funds to those schools most in need.  ... read more »
Lawmakers, civil rights leaders challenge DeVos on student loan enforcement
September 21, 2017
More than 40 national organizations joined in noting DOE’s apparent failure to embrace its duties in civil rights when it comes to higher education. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Jabari Hughes
September 7, 2017
Jabari Hughes became a starter for the varsity squad in the ninth grade; he had spirit even when the team did not believe in themselves. ... read more »
Affirming Black Students Home Language
June 1, 2017
The failure of public schools to properly educate Black students is criminal. They have long been at the bottom of virtually every measure of effective schooling. Yet the Black community has remained largely on the sidelines; its dominant response, silence. ... read more »
Stop Policing Black Girls’ Hair
May 17, 2017
Education should never attempt to stamp out culture but expand student’s exposure to various people and experiences ... read more »
NAACP NATIONAL TASK FORCE ON QUALITY EDUCATION AND CHRONICALLY FAILING SCHOOLS
February 15, 2017
Effective, committed leadership—and leadership accountability—are central for developing sustainable solutions to chronically failing public schools ... read more »
Black students urge changes at University of Oregon
November 16, 2016
A dozen black student leaders at the University of Oregon organized a rally Friday to hold the administration to account, express the pain of racist incidents on campus, and be buoyed and inspired by one another. ... read more »
Schools Fail Black Students, Why Are We Silent?
July 20, 2016
(The mission of the Black Community, Clergy and Labor Alliance (BCCLA) is to develop a Black united front, which has not happened on a broad or sustained manner since the civil rights era.  ... read more »
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