Education

The Single Most Important Experiment in Higher Education

The Alatntic: The Single Most Important Experiment in Higher Education


The campaign goal: “Every American Child is ready for College, Work and Life!” Join a community that is well informed on education issues in the news.  See the links below and Get Empowered Now.

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Why single-sex education is spreading across the US

Christian Science Monior: Why single-sex education is spreading across the US

The campaign goal: “Every American Child is ready for College, Work and Life!” Join a community that is well informed on education issues in the news.  See the links below and Get Empowered Now. Read more »

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Health-Care Ruling Has Implications for Education Spending

Education Week: Health-Care Ruling Has Implications for Education Spending

The campaign goal: “Every American Child is ready for College, Work and Life!” Join a community that is well informed on education issues in the news.  See the links below and Get Empowered Now.

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40th Anniversary of Equal Academic and Athletic Access

Marc H. Morial
6/26/2012

To Be Equal #26
June 26, 2012
40th Anniversary of Equal Academic and Athletic Access

Marc Morial
President and CEO
National Urban League

No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.”

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Featured Education Links

Study Links Childhood Obesity to Poorer Math Performance

The campaign goal: “Every American has access to jobs with a living wage and good benefits!” Join a community that is well informed on health issues in the news. See the links below and Get Empowered Now.

The Sacramento Bee: Study Links Childhood Obesity to Poorer Math Performance

Obese children face risks to their emotional and social well-being that can harm their academic performance, new research suggests. Read more »

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The Urban Policy Alert (June 07, 2012)

Rep. Lewis, House Democrats Introduce Voting Rights Bill, The "Voter Empowerment Act"

Led by civil rights icon, Congressman John Lewis (D-GA) and five other democratic Members, the House of Representatives have unveiled comprehensive voting rights legislation, H.R.
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Washington Updates (05.23.12)

Policy Institute Briefs Hill Staff on 8-Point Plan to Educate, Employ and Empower

On Friday, May 18th the National Urban League Policy Institute hosted a congressional briefing entitled, “Educate, Employ and Empower” to share the National Urban League’s policy proposals that couple education with employment opportunities in urban communities.  The event was well-attended, with an audience of more than 60 people, including about 20 co
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Student Loan Debt Crushing College Dreams

Marc H. Morial
5/15/2012

To Be Equal #20
May 15, 2012
Student Loan Debt Crushing College Dreams
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TBE#20 - Student Loan Debt Crushing College Dreams

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To Be Equal #20
May 15, 2012
Student Loan Debt Crushing College Dreams

Marc Morial
President and CEO
National Urban League
 

Higher education can’t be a luxury, it is an economic imperative that every family should be able to afford.” 

- President Barack Obama

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