Education

Put Our Children 1st: Common Core for Common Goals



"Put Our Children 1st: Common Core for Common Goals" Campaign Teaches Parents About New Education Standards for Children

- National Urban League provides parent-focused communications, resources and tools to support children’s successful transition to Common Core State Standards –

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2014 State of Black America

Read the Book Online & Watch the 6-Part Web Series

National Urban League Endorses Common Core State Standards

National Urban League Endorses Common Core State Standards – Huffington Post Feature Part II

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Full Court Press: Prep for Success

The National Urban League, National Basketball Retired Players Association, and National Police Athletic League make a triumphant return to the New Orleans, Louisiana Lower 9th Ward Read more »

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Whitney M. Young Academy Helps Break The Cycle Of Poverty

www.WOWT.com: Whitney M. Young Academy Helps Break The Cycle Of Poverty

Educatin has been called the key to advancement.  Getting that key and opening the door has been somewhat problematic for some.  The Whitney Young academy helps unlock that door for African-Americans in our community. 

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2014 National Urban League Conference: Recap

2014 National Urban League Conference: Recap

RogerEbert.com and Chicago Urban League Mentor Young Critics

RogerEbert.com Partners with Chicago Urban League to Mentor Young Critics

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Scholarships Available for College Bound Students

ALERT: Scholarships Available for College Bound African American Students-DEADLINES in January 2014

ScholarshipsOnline.org announced the 10 best scholarships available for African American students this year. There is more than $50 billion dollars available in scholarship funds, but note that deadlines are fast approaching this month.

To read the entire list see below. Read more »

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Youths Get $20,000 in Financial Aid

South Florida Times: Youths Get $20,000 in Financial Aid

A program sponsored by the Urban League of Palm Beach County (West Palm Beach, FL) to encourage young people to pursue higher education donated more than $20,000 in scholarships last year, President and CEO Patrick Franklin said.

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Student Success Hinges on Parental Involvement

“Every parent wants their child to achieve, thrive and succeed. Too often though, negative perceptions of children of color and their parents can influence the ability of parents and children to get the supports they need.”—Chanelle P. Hardy, executive director, National Urban League Washington Bureau Read more »

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