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A panel of experts from historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) discussed the benefits and challenges of establishing corporate partnerships during the 37th Annual BEYA STEM Conference in February 2023. They shared insights on current initiatives and ways companies can effectively collaborate with HBCUs. Dr. Stephanie Luster-Teasley, interim engineering dean at North Carolina Agricultural and […]

August 22, 2023 CAIRO – On August 21, 2023, the U.S. Embassy in Cairo held the RELO Cairo Ignite Conference for 400 Egyptian English language teachers, focused on strengthening the English language teaching community in Egypt and sharing best practices among educator communities.  The conference organization was supported by volunteer alumni of the Embassy’s Regional English Language Office (RELO) […]

Tommy Metthe/The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP Students make their way into Little Rock Central High School on Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, for the first day of classes in the Little Rock School District. CNN  —  Students in Arkansas public high schools enrolled in the controversial Advanced Placement African American Studies course will not be able […]

People gather at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church during an education town hall regarding the state’s newly adopted curriculum standards on African-American history, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2023 in Miami Gardens, Fla. (D.A. Varela/Miami Herald via AP) MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Leaders of a forum on Florida’s new standards for teaching Black history encouraged parents to […]

Joshua Lott/The Washington Post/Getty Images Demonstrators protest Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ plan to eliminate Advanced Placement courses on African American studies in high schools as they stand outside the Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee on February 15. CNN  —  The Florida Board of Education approved a new set of standards for how Black history should […]

The Florida Board of Education approved a new curriculum for African American history for kindergarten through 12th grades, despite criticism over the omission of “key historical facts about the Black experience.” File Photo by Bruce Brewer/UPI July 19 (UPI) — The Florida Board of Education approved a new curriculum for African American history Wednesday, for […]

U.S. Senate Candidate pushes for Black representation in the Senate, doubles down on education resource efforts  MSNBC Source link

A view of Montgomery College’s Takoma Park/Silver Spring campus. Montgomery College photo. The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights announced an agreement Wednesday to resolve a sexual harassment case at Montgomery College. According to the Office of Civil Rights, a male professor at the Montgomery County community college required female students to remove […]

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – On Thursday, the United States Supreme Court released two decisions that unravel decades of legal precedent on race-based affirmative action. The rulings in Students for Fair Admissions Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College and Students for Fair Admissions Inc. v. University of North Carolina, split 6-3, demolish an effective […]

Space engages people of all ages by sparking curiosity of the unknown. With NASA’s progress toward its first lunar missions in more than 50 years, a new generation of Americans can witness the awe-inspiring power and joy of a moon landing. It can also inspire people of all ages and backgrounds to pursue space-related science, […]

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