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June 27, 2014

Forum Spotlights Efforts to Boost College Access for Young Black Men

A "breakfast club," a "posse" program, and a universal college savings account were among the programs highlighted this week at a Washington forum aimed at smoothing the way to college for young black men.

June 17, 2014

Researchers Explore Ways to Improve Racial Diversity at Colleges

A new book coauthored by a variety of experts outlines strategies to diversity the nation's college campuses.

June 10, 2014

After-School, College-Readiness Program Shifts Focus to Younger Students

The non-profit College Tribe in Washington, D.C. shifted its focus from high school to 3-8th graders in hopes of building basic academic skills and aspirations early enough to impact college success.

May 06, 2014

Policymakers Must Act to Diversify Teaching, Report Says

Across all routes into teaching, policymakers need to improve recruitment efforts of minorities, a new study says.

May 02, 2014

Friday Reading Roundup: Diversity, Censorship, and Libraries

This week's Roundup looks at diversity in the publishing world, censored books, and the value of library visits.

April 30, 2014

Racism's Ugly Face Calls Us to Positive Action

In our words and actions, we must represent the good in America. We must hold the doors open to those who have found them closed. That's what educational leaders are called to do.

April 20, 2014

Seasons, Holidays, and Children

As our society has become more diverse, in color, country of origin, and religion, we should consider the messages that our students are receiving even outside of our schools.As we develop school environments that accept and protect all children from bullying, marginalization, exclusion, or simply being ignored, should we be watching how their larger world is behaving?

April 18, 2014

Friday Reading Roundup: Library Challenges, Kid-Lit's Diversity Problem, and an Amazon Backlash

This week's Roundup looks at the National Library Week, the lack of diversity in children's literature, and some recent bad press for Amazon.

April 17, 2014

Online Directory Details College-Access Programs

NACAC introduces resource to find organizations that help disadvantaged, first-generation college-going students to help colleges in diversity efforts.

March 19, 2014

Authors Lament Dearth of Black Characters in Children's Fiction

Two prominent African-American children's book authors, and at least one language arts teacher, say the lack of black characters in recent children's literature has series implications for students' understanding of the world.

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