Category : Education

- 18 hours ago

In Memoriam: Josephine McCann Posey

Josephine McCann Posey, the former educator and university historian at Alcorn State University in Mississippi, died on January 15. A native of Collins, Mississippi, Posey was a graduate of Alcorn State University and went on to earn a doctorate in e...

- 1 day ago

The Racial Gap in High School Completion Rates No Longer Exists

A new report from the U.S. Department of Education offers new data on high school dropout and completion rates. Some of the data is broken down by racial and ethnic groups. Here are some of the key findings: The status completion rate is the percenta...

- 1 day ago

African Americans and the Mountain of Graduate Student Loan Debt

The issue of student debt has become a major issue in the 2020 presidential election. But one part of the crisis that gets little attention is the mountain of debt taken on by graduate students. A new report from the Center for American Progress find...