Black Issues in Higher Education

Black Issues in Higher Education is a magazine specializing in African American Focused topics.

Articles from Vol. 21, No. 1, February 26

Baby Steps toward Educational Success
Noted columnist launches program to help poor parents guide their children's learningLast year, Washington Post Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist William Raspberry attended a reunion at the small, private Episcopal school he graduated from in Okolona,...
Courting the Best & the Brightest
Honors colleges mushroom across the country in both two-and fouryear institutionsFrom parents to politicians to professors, everyone seems to have adopted "achievement" as a favorite buzzword, so perhaps it's no surprise that honors education - and specifically...
Facing UP to Realities
Harvard economist investigates the racial achievement gap.As an economist, Dr. Ronald F. Ferguson often applies quantitative analysis to public policy dilemmas, which yields data models and quantitative measures of complex issues. In tackling the racial...
HBCUs among Few Winners in Bush's Budget Plan
BY STAFF AND NEWS WIRE REPORTSFinancial aid programs see little, if any, gainBlack colleges would receive more money next year while most student financial aid programs face freezes or cuts under President Bush's new education budget.By percentages alone,...
Hispanic Leaders, Maricopa Board Continue to Clash
THE LATEST NEWS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRYLatino community looks to legislators to rein in community-college board membersPHOENIXA board member's habit of maintaining an office on campus has gone from an arcane governance question to political controversy...
On the Move
DR. JEROME H. BLUE has been appointed interim vice president for research, governmental and corporate relations at New York City College of Technology at the City University of New York (CUNY). He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Vermont,...
So, Your Children Are College Bound . . . but Are They SAT Ready?
Parents play a key role in preparing students for standardized tests, experts agreeParents are an essential component in their children's SAT success, says Starlett Craig, director of outreach and enrichment programs at Clemson University in South Carolina....
The Great Divide
Racial achievement gap gains recognition as national concern, but solution continues to elude educators, scholars and policy-makers. BY RONALD ROACHAmericans know that Black and Latino children, by and large, are not reaching their full potential when...
WASHINGTON UPDATE; HBCUs among Few Winners in Bush's Budget Plan
Black colleges would receive more money next year while most student financial aid programs face freezes or cuts under President Bush's new education budget.By percentages alone, minority-serving colleges and universities were one of the plan's few winners...
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