How the typical American family pays for college

You're thrilled your child got into college, but that doesn't mean you're happy about the tuition bill.

Weeksville Heritage Center seeks financial support

The Weeksville Heritage Center in Brooklyn, the site of one of America’s first free Black communities, has made several budget cuts over the past years to continue its work of preserving the history of Weeksville.

Dorsie Willis, sole survivor of Brownsville Massacre

If you’re one of the deep diggers of African-American history and you’ve heard of Dorsie Willis, then I tip my kufi to you.

Get cash back for your student loans

It's simple. Buy stuff with this new debit card and you'll reduce your student loan debt.

Touro Medical Grads Receive NY State Service Award

Jemima Akinsanya and Jean Shiraki, two recent graduates of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, Class of 2016, received the Community Service Award of the Medical Society of the State of New York at commencement ceremonies held recently at the ...

Low-income single moms show greater earnings mobility than others

Single mothers in Georgia who participate in the federal government’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program experience greater income mobility than males, whites and people with disabilities, according to a study by Georgia State University economists.

Mathematician Dorothy Vaughan, a pioneer in the Space Age

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Diversity is the theme of Michelle Obama’s commencement speech

At City College of New York, with nearly 4,000 graduates who represent 150 nationalities and speak more than 100 languages, First Lady Michelle Obama was right at home with diversity as the theme of her commencement address Friday afternoon.

Free camp for SHSAT preparation announced

The controversy surrounding New York City’s Specialized High School Admissions Test has been well chronicled in the past decade.

Summit to ‘elevate’ teaching profession takes place next week

Through a joint initiative launched by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, ASCD and the U.S. Department of Education, teachers from across New York State will gather with the mission to advance student outcomes.

Roses bloom at celebration of sisterhood

Thursday June 4, 2016 the Respectful Outstanding Sisters of Excellence, or the ROSE, hosted their fourth annual ceremony at St. Francis in Downtown Brooklyn.

CDF Freedom Schools—Leveling the playing field

From correcting low self-esteem issues to learning fractions, the Children’s Defense Fund’s Freedom Schools program knows no bounds.

Student body president Philip Armendi and class valedictorian Mehwish Mahmood spoke jointly at the Touro commencement

Members of the Touro College of Pharmacy Class of 2016 received their doctor of pharmacy degrees last week at a spirited ceremony led by their new dean, Dr. Henry Cohen.

Harlem high schoolers speak on visit to Malcolm X gravesite

Thursday, May 19, 2016, students from New Design Middle School in Harlem took a trip to Hartsdale, N.Y. in commemoration of the El Hajj Malik El-Shabazz 91st birthday celebration.

Sen. Kevin Parker hosts 9th annual Prom Dress Giveaway

Saturday, May 14, State Sen. Kevin Parker hosted his 9th annual Prom Dress Giveaway at the Samuel J. Tilden High School campus in Brooklyn.