Put youth who break the law where they belong — in a great school

School and city officials surround family members of Travis “Trumpet Black” Hill at a dedication of the new school housed within a youth jail. Attendees included Ismail El-Shaakir,…

How can we raise future black women mathematicians? Start by asking them

The new movie Hidden Figures tells an inspiring behind-the scenes story of black women mathematicians Studying the successes of black women mathematicians opens a window into how…

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What these teens learned about the Internet may shock you!

Can digital media literacy contend with bogus news?

What will happen to after-school programs in a Trump administration?

Providers need to make themselves heard to influence those decisions

Show me the data! Government restrictions hamper attempts to see how NOLA kids really fare

Andre Perry discusses the Data Center of New Orleans’ Youth Index. Here are some key recent findings about the youth of New Orleans during the last year:…

Youth aren’t props — they need an actual seat at the policy table

School discipline ranks high among concerns


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We need more black people rooting for tech entrepreneurs, not just football players

America’s future is at stake if we keep excluding people of color from tech jobs

Reform Democrats: Stop calling Trump names when you really support his policies

It’s one thing to disavow President-elect Donald Trump. It’s another to rally against his policies, which we assume will be what his nominee for Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos…