Articles in the Education Category

Chief Wahoo Protester Pleads Guilty To Theft Of Grant Money!
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Posted in Aside Left, Breaking News, Education, Health & Fitness on 22 May 2018
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Associated Press Posted May 22nd 2018 (PHOTO: ROBERT ROCHE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AMERICAN INDIAN EDUCATION CENTER)   AMERICAN INDIAN EDUCATION CENTER A man who has held protests saying the Cleveland Indians’ Chief Wahoo mascot is racist has pleaded guilty to stealing money from federal grants aimed at helping Native Americans. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Cleveland [...]

Hillary Clinton Pokes Fun At Trump, Herself In Yale College Class Day Speech!
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Posted in Breaking News, Education, Featured Article on 22 May 2018
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Good Morning American By M.L. Nestel-GMA Posted May 22nd 2018   HILLARY CLINTON YALE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CLASS DAY SPEECH VIDEO Former Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton took a subtle jab at her rival in the presidential election in 2016 yesterday — but also, injecting one of most contentious issues in the heated race, poked a little [...]

MXO ‘The Arts Unplugged’: Ballots And Bullets-Black Power Politics And Urban Warfare in 1968 Cleveland!
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Posted in Education on 7 May 2018
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mxoentertainment.com Posted May 7th 2018   FRED AHMED EVANS Examining the varioius forms of violence against African Americans that still exist 50 years after the summer of 1968 On July 23, 1968, police in Cleveland battled with black nationalists in a night of terror that saw 6 people killed and at least 15 wounded. The [...]

Whistleblower Accuses ECOT Of Data Manipulation!
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Posted in Breaking News, Education on 27 April 2018
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Ideastream.org By Andy Chow Posted April 27th 2018 (PHOTO: SANDY THEIS DIRECTOR PROGRESS OHIO)   Though it’s been closed for more than four months, critics are now accusing what was the state’s largest online charter school of deliberately manipulating student data to defraud the state out of millions of dollars. The allegation against the Electronic [...]

MXO ‘The Arts Unplugged’: Kent State’s May 4 Visitors Center Focuses On Life Amid Tragedy In “Sandy’s Scrapbook” Exhibition!
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Posted in Higher Learning, Special Events, The Arts Unplugged on 26 April 2018
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Kent State University Posted April 26th 2018   Sandy Scheuer was on her way to class on May 4, 1970, when she was shot and killed by Ohio National Guardsmen responding to protests of the Vietnam War at Kent State University. She was a junior honors student, a speech therapy major and a proud member [...]

Did You Know That Oklahoma Teachers Make Less Than Gas Station Workers?
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Posted in Breaking News, Education, Featured Article on 12 April 2018
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YourBlackWorld.net By Ryan Velez Posted April 12th 2018   In the U.S. it’s been commonly held that teachers aren’t getting paid or respected in a way that reflects their value to the country and its future. A recent West Virginia teacher strike gave this some limelight, but CNBC reports that they’re not actually the lowest [...]

Black Women Endorse 10,000 Black Men’s Convention!
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Posted in Education, Special Events on 10 April 2018
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YourBlackWorld.net By Doshon Farad Posted April 10th 2018   The daughter of Malcolm X, author and educator Ilyasah Shabazz recently endorsed the upcoming 10,000 Black Men’s Convention set to take place in Banneker City (Washington) from April 18-22 at the historic Shiloh Baptist Church. Not only has Ms. Shabazz endorsed the event, but she has [...]

Martin Luther King Jr.: 50 Years Later!
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Posted in Education, R.I.P., Special Events on 4 April 2018
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TheNation.com By Michael K Honey Posted April 4th 2018   Fifty years ago, on April 4, 1968, a bullet robbed us of one of the great human-rights leaders of the 20th century. The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee, accelerated the racist backlash of the late 1960s. Along with the murder of [...]

Linda Brown, Who Was At Center Of Brown v. Board Of Education, Dies!
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Posted in Breaking News, Education, R.I.P. on 28 March 2018
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NPR.org By Vanessa Romo Posted March 28th 2018 (PHOTO: LINDA BROWN ATTENDING (FORMER) SUMNER SCHOOL IN TOPEKA KANSAS)   Linda Brown, who as a schoolgirl was at the center of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case that rejected racial segregation in American schools, died in Topeka, Kan., Sunday afternoon. She was 76. Her sister, Cheryl [...]

Arming Teachers Would Put Black And Latino Kids In Danger!
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Posted in Breaking News, Education on 22 March 2018
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WashingtonPost.com By Stacey Patton Posted March 22nd 2018   President Trump wants to arm teachers to prevent, or reduce the carnage from, future school shootings like the one at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., this month. “A teacher would have shot the hell out of him before he knew what had happened,” [...]