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Latino students at Loyola Marymount University in California have an enviable 80 percent graduation rate, compared with 77 percent for white students.

New research shows Latinos closing the racial gap on college degrees, but still lagging far behind whites

Big differences in graduation rates persist, depending on the institution

The Jefferson County Public Schools have made a commitment to “whole-child education” that goes beyond academics.

When yoga becomes a respected part of the school day

Pushing for “whole-child education,” the Compassionate Schools Project focuses on mind and body wellness

Charter school leaders are complicit with segregation, and it’s hurting their movement

Proponents of charter schools have bought into the watered down notion of inclusion

Third indication U.S. educational system is deteriorating

In reading, U.S. fourth-graders slide from 6th to 15th in the world

More charter schools means fewer early education options, new research shows

In New Orleans, a study finds that charters don’t have incentives to offer PreK

Teachers often ask youngsters to learn in ways that exceed even adult-sized attention spans

Elementary school students were frequently "off task" in study of more than 50 classrooms

Members of the BizTech Challenge winning team (from left to right): Rashad Pierre, senior, business management major; Nathan Morrison, senior, mechanical engineering and supply chain management; Ashley Lewis, sophomore, electrical engineering; and Polite Stewart, Jr., senior, mechanical engineering and physics.

When a dollar and a dream isn’t enough

Venture capitalists must support black-run start-ups by going to where the black people are

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U.S. ranks No. 13 in new collaborative problem-solving test

Video game playing appears to harm social skills

Grambling State University President Richard Gallot, Jr. (pictured right) rides in the homecoming parade in Grambling, LA with his wife Christy Gallot and sons.

Black colleges can revive American cities

Historically black colleges and universities help boost incomes in their towns

The U.S. might have been 19th in the world in math (instead of 36th) if we’d bribed our students with $25

Money didn't motivate Chinese students at the top of the pack

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