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Tuesday Open Thread | HBCU’s

Remember this shit show? Trump Seems to Question Constitutionality of Federal Funding for Black Colleges President Donald Trump added his first-ever signing statement to the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill he signed into law on Friday, but made a confusing … Continue reading

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President Obama Wants to Make Community College Free….thank you, Mr. President

Because you understand…Education is Freedom ………………. Obama Plan Would Help Many Go to Community College Free By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS and TAMAR LEWIN JAN. 8, 2015 WASHINGTON — President Obama said Thursday that he would propose a government program to … Continue reading

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To be Young, Gifted and Black – Congratulations Patrick Peoples!

hat tip-GLH From The Grio North Carolina teen accepted into 7 Ivy League schools by Janae Frazier, WECT | April 23, 2014 at 12:30 PM WILMINGTON, North Carolina – Thousands of students apply to Ivy League schools, but very few … Continue reading

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First Lady Michelle Obama hosts education roundtable in China

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First Lady Michelle Obama Speaks at Peking University

First Lady Michelle Obama discusses missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

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First Lady Michelle Obama Tours China – Day 2

Michelle Obama visits China

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First Lady Michelle Obama tours Beijing’s Forbidden City

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Videos | President Obama: Pay-as-You-Earn Program, Speaks In Ohio & Nevada | Mitt Romney Tells Students to “SHOP AROUND” For EDUCATION

Update Below are excerpts of the President’s remarks as prepared for delivery — “I am only standing before you today because of the chance my education gave me. So I can tell you with some experience that making higher education … Continue reading

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President Obama Speaks On The Economy In Ohio

“SOMEBODY GAVE ME AN EDUCATION. I WASN’T BORN WITH A SILVER SPOON IN MY MOUTH; MICHELLE WASN’T. SOMEMBODY GAVE US A CHANCE.” Full video of speech here:

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President Obama Calls on Congress To Fix No Child Left Behind

Whitehouse.gov WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a speech at Kenmore Middle School, President Obama urged Congress to fix No Child Left Behind (NCLB) before the start of the next school year.  The President articulated key priorities for reforming NCLB that will … Continue reading

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