Education

Survey Shows Overwhelming Support for Common Core State Standards

National Urban League Survey of African American Parents Shows Overwhelming Support for Common Core State Standards, But Underscores Need for Sufficient Resources To Ensure Its Success

- 60% of African American parents retain a favorable perception of the goals for student achievement under Common Core -

- Parents agree that schools with a majority African American (64%) or Latino (67%) student population were deficient in resources necessary to teach the Common Core -

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Comcast Awards Urban League STEM with $60K Grant

The Urban League of Springfield (Springfield, MA) was recently joined by representatives of Comcast for a special ceremony to announce the award of a $60,000 grant, payable over three years, from the Comcast Foundation. Read more »

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2015 Emerging Leaders Program Application

2015 Emerging Leaders Program Application Application Deadline: November 14, 2014

“Mama I Made It”: Town Hall on Higher Education Recap

Students, educators, researchers, and policy experts convened at the restaurant Busboys & Poet’s located in Washington, DC’s for a town hall forum on higher education and to highlight the findings of the recent Washington Bureau report “From Access to Completion: A Seamless Path to College Graduation for African American Students." “Mama I Made It,” the title of the evening’s program, is a play on Read more »

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Underwriting Standards for Student Loans

National Urban League Applauds Department of Education's Proposed Rule on Underwriting Standards for Student Loans

The National Urban League has praised the Department of Education's prop

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Key Statements on Ferguson, MO

Latest Information on Justice for Victims of Police Misconduct

Justice for Victims of POLICE MISCONDUCT!

National Urban League President Marc H. Morial today issued the following statement on the death of Michael Brown and the unrest in the city of Ferguson, Missouri.

Statement on Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

National Urban League Statement on Passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

National Urban League President and CEO, Marc H.

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