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Tell them we are resilient  

  • matthew laplante
  • July 5, 2019

The documentary “Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities” by director Stanley Nelson is the story of how black Americans fought against inadequate funding, overcrowded classrooms, poor facilities and inequitable government funding. It is also a story of remarkable resilience, and one that many of our teachers, counselors and social

Three questions that can help ensure equity, not just equality, in workforce training programs

  • Joanna
  • February 29, 2016

Acting U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King has made his priorities crystal clear. As Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act programs launch and grow over coming years, King has told implementers that equity is of paramount importance. Speaking last month to the WOIA “One Team, One Vision, One Conversation" national convening, King told more than