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May 10, 2016

Under Desegregation Order, Black Child Ineligible for Charter School, Suit Says

A 3rd grader is being turned away from his charter school because of a desegregation agreement that forbids suburban black students from attending city charter schools.

March 26, 2014

White House Sponsors Summits to Boost African-American Student Achievement

White House-sponsored national summits aim to bolster, support efforts to improve African-American student achievement.

August 26, 2013

Kellogg Foundation to Invest $5 million in Family Engagement Efforts

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation plans to invest $5 million to enhance and develop family engagement efforts to support the education of children from birth to age 8 living in low-income and or minority communities.

July 21, 2013

Children's Cheerios Talk Provides Poignant Lesson on Race in America

A new video shows children reacting to the Cheerios commercial featuring a biracial family that prompted some to post racist comments about the advertisement on YouTube.

July 19, 2013

Parents of Black Children Urged to Become Education Advocates

Mocha Moms, a nonprofit support group for African-American mothers, and the filmmakers behind the award-winning documentary "American Promise" are launching national initiatives to empower more minority parents to take an active role in their children's education.



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