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Teen accepted to all 8 Ivy League schools makes her choice

A Long Island teen who received acceptance letters from all eight Ivy League schools has decided where she'll attend college in the fall.

What's it like to apply to college from one of America's poorest neighborhoods?

CNNMoney followed Olatunde and several classmates during their senior year of high school as they tried to defy the odds by getting into college from one of America's poorest neighborhoods.

Oliver Law, Black commander during the Spanish Civil War

To balance our last classroom featuring Salaria Kea, an African-American nurse who volunteered in the fight against the fascists during the Spanish Civil War in the 1930s, we profile the adventurous life of Oliver Law.

First Lady celebrates College Signing Day in Harlem

Tuesday April 26, 2016, Michelle Obama and many other celebrities came to New York City’s Harlem Armory to celebrate National College Signing Day.

First Lady Michelle Obama hosts college signing event in Harlem

As part of her Reach Higher initiative, First Lady Michelle Obama celebrates her signature College Signing Day at the Harlem Armory on Tuesday.

Requesting parental consent for a preschool special education evaluation

In the state of New York, children between the ages of 3 and 5 years who qualify for special education services receive their services and support through the Department of Education’s Committee on Preschool Special Education.

Salaria Kea, a Black nurse in the Spanish Civil War

Usually, when there is discussion of the Spanish Civil War in the 1930s, the role of African-Americans who volunteered to battle against fascism is given little mention.

President Obama to deliver commencement speech at Howard

President Barack Obama is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at Howard University during the school’s graduation ceremony May 7 in Washington, D.C.

A. Philip Randolph: Father of the Black labor movement

April 15 is A. Philip Randolph’s birthday.

Discipline and the Black preschool student

Many aspects of African-American history in this country are painful and difficult to address

NeOn Arts program comes to Brownsville and Staten Island

In the wake of gun violence, Chris Foye is doing his part to steer at-risk youth from negative alternatives and provide them with opportunities through his NeOn Arts Film and Music production program.

Sad state of our union

A new study has found that immigrant children living in the U.S., who are undocumented or without legal status, have been blocked from registering for school and accessing the educational services.

Victor H. Green and his indispensable ‘Green Book’

Once upon a time, not too many years ago, traveling to the South for Black Americans was almost as challenging as the forces their ancestors faced as runaway slaves on the Underground Railroad.

Learning and leading in multiple languages: NYC expands bilingual programs


Like many New Yorkers, I grew up speaking Spanish at home (and a bit of Galician!) and English at school.

‘The Divine One,’ Sarah Vaughan, a vocalist of extraordinary range

Around this time of year, when spring was emerging from its chrysalis and Gil Noble’s “Like It Is” was part of our Sunday afternoon television fare, the famous vocalist Sarah Lois Vaughan would be among the divas featured on his ...

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