education

Education in Columbus: An Urban One Virtual Town Hall Pt.2, hosted by DJ Mr. King and Stephanie Hightower, President & CEO of the Columbus Urban League, will provide resources for parents around Central Ohio.  The discussion will include many helpful topics to navigate education and what it looks like in a COVID world. Education in […]

Part One of Education in Columbus: An Urban One Virtual Town Hall, hosted by DJ Mr. King and Stephanie Hightower, President & CEO of the Columbus Urban League, took place as a resource for parents around Central Ohio.  The discussion included many helpful topics to navigate education and what it looks like in a COVID […]

  The COVID-19 virus is hitting Central Ohio citizens in many ways and many agencies and corporations are here to help you through these trying times.  We’ve collected a list of transportation help, child care, shelter, employment help, educational, info on local courts, health care and more.  See below for information on help:     […]

On Friday, lawmakers in New York struck a budget deal that includes a provision to make public higher education tuition-free. After the deal, the state budget now includes the Excelsior Scholarship, an idea proposed by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo in January which covers tuition for any New Yorker accepted into a community college or public four-year university, […]

A young man’s dream of space exploration is that much closer to reality when he graduates college this spring. But that’s not even the most amazing part of his story. When he graduates this May, he’ll be just 19-years-old. That’s right, when most students are either just starting or completing their freshman year, 19-year-old Ronald […]

3/1/17- Roland Martin talks to Omarosa Manigault and Howard University’s Dr. Greg Carr about the HBCU executive order, Pell Grants and more. “It tells the agency what the President wants to get done. This President has done this within the first 40 days. We’ve moved the Executive Director from three tiers down, which is where President […]

“Sesame Street” is taking part in Black History Month that all parents and children can enjoy together. The classic TV show is dropping gems from their vault on some of the biggest black entertainers, poets, and icons on Youtube. A spokesperson for the show told The Huffington Post that diversity is a very important part of […]

Byron Jones, the EVP and CFO of University of Phoenix, talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about Saving Tomorrow, Today, a partnership with Florida A&M University to offer online courses for minority K12 students and prepare them for higher education while also helping to create a pipeline for future HBCU attendance. Click the link below to […]

She will take a year off before beginning school in 2017. Ending months of speculation, the White House announced Sunday that Malia Obama will attend Harvard University. But the 17-year-old will not head directly to the university in Cambridge, Massachusetts after graduating from Sidwell Friends this spring, she “will take a gap year before beginning […]

School officials in Henrico County, Va., apologize to parents for showing students a racial discrimination video during Black History Month. The parents complained that it promoted white guilt.