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Over 100,000 Black parents are now homeschooling  their children

Over 100,000 Black parents are now homeschooling their children

Jan. 22 |       By Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu Guest Commentator We hear so much about the plight of Black children and their low test scores. We have not heard that African American children who are homeschooled are scoring at the 82 percent in reading...

Lack of oral healthcare a crisis for poor children, children of color

Lack of oral healthcare a crisis for poor children, children of color

Oct. 10 |   Current supply of dental providers  inadequate to meet provisions of  new healthcare law     Twelve years after issuing a landmark report that offered a framework for improving access to oral health, former Surgeon General David...

Poor MPS  test scores show  leadership’s lack of commitment  to students

Poor MPS test scores show leadership’s lack of commitment to students

Oct. 10 |   “We exist to ensure that all students learn” is the mission of the Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS). Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson states on the MPS website that she believes “more strongly than ever that our top priorities lie in...

Another child’s death spreads fear and dismay

Another child’s death spreads fear and dismay

Jul. 5 | When five-year-old Nizzel Anthony George’s mother laid him down to sleep Tuesday night, June 26, she assumed that her child, her “hero,” as she called him, would enjoy his sleep and have the pleasant dreams of a five-year-old child. Instead,...