Education

Another HBCU in Jeopardy: South Carolina State University May Close
By February 14, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Another HBCU in Jeopardy: South Carolina State University May Close

Another HBCU in Jeopardy: South Carolina State University May Close A panel of The South Carolina House of Representatives’ Ways and Higher Education Means Committee submitted a proposal to suspend  operations at South Carolina State University (SCSU) for some two years (from July, 2015 to the of Fall, 2017).  The panel’s proposal recommended that the […]

New Report Shows Bias Blocks Black Girls Success
By September 23, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

New Report Shows Bias Blocks Black Girls Success

Race and gender disparities in opportunity and academic achievement lead to high dropout rates, limited job opportunities, and increased risk of poverty     (Washington, D.C.)  A comprehensive report released today by the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) and the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) reveals that African American girls are faring worse […]

Parents of Bullied 13-Year-Old Who Committed Suicide Will Sue School District
By July 2, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Parents of Bullied 13-Year-Old Who Committed Suicide Will Sue School District

The parents of a 13-year-old boy who committed suicide after years of being bullied, have been ruled as able to sue the Texas school district where their son attended. A federal appeals court has ruled that Jon Carmichael hanged himself in 2010 after months of what his parents claimed was non-stop bullying that the Joshua […]

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Activist Destroys $500 Million In Student Debt Records
By May 26, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Activist Destroys $500 Million In Student Debt Records

Student debt is a major problem. Many graduates find themselves paying back the debts they accrue over the course of their entire lives. But now an activist Francisco Tapia has burnt documents representing $500 million in student debt. The Chilean activist stole and then destroyed the documents during a protest at Universidad del Mar. Tapia, […]

Amazing Response From An Unemployed Former Grad Student To University Requesting Donation
By May 18, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

Amazing Response From An Unemployed Former Grad Student To University Requesting Donation

The following is a response from an unemployed alumni to their former university’s request for donations. The author lives in Seattle, Washington and posted their response to CraigsList for all to see. After $40,000 of student debt and a masters degree, has not been able to find a job. Here’s what they had to say. Share if you […]

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