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What if My Trayvon Came Home? Protest without Protection, Affection, and Correction is Miseducation

Let’s say your Black son comes home one night, scared, out of breath from running. He tells you that some...
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Congratulations to the 2013 COSEBOC School Award winners!

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2nd annual COSEBOC School Awards: Best Academy in Minneapolis, Minnesota  Devonshire Elementary...
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President Obama’s 2014 Budget Signals the Importance of Education

On April 10th, President Obama released his Fiscal Year 2014 Budget. Overall, for education, it’s good news. The Administration is...
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132,000 Black Men and Boys Are Too Precious to Lose

The gun violence issue most keenly affects black men in America. While black males are 6 percent of the United...
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Give boys a chance to learn alone: The many benefits of a single-gender education

In September, the Eagle Academy Foundation will open a new school in Harlem: a school for boys only, from grades...
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Seeing potential and talent where others see misbehavior and disrespect

During a recent site visit to our Mississippi Leadership Academy, I had the good fortune of meeting 5 year Kaiden Johnson...
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California Introduces New Legislation to Support Education and Career Pathways

California State Senate has introduced new legislation that will provide more career-oriented curriculum and training for California students by enhancing the...
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New Report Analyzes Mayoral Control of School Systems

The Center for American Progress (CAP) has a released a new report, "Mayoral Governance and Student Achievement: How Mayor-Led Districts Are Improving...
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There goes our Young, Gifted and Literate

Imagine with me for a minute that every high school graduating class from this point forward has all young men...
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Running a Three-Legged Race with Poverty

A solid education that prepares a student for college and careers makes a huge life difference for a boy of...
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Equity and Excellence Commission Makes Recommendations to Secretary Arne Duncan

On February 19, 2013, the Equity and Excellence Commission publicly released its report, "For Each and Every Child: A Strategy...
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NCEBC Talk Radio interviews Ron Walker, from Monday, Feb 11, 2013, at 10am EST

Tune in to NCEBCTalkRadio to hear COSEBOC Executive Director Mr. Ron Walker answer these questions. He will interviewed by NCEBCTalkRadio...
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COSEBOC will not push the Mute button

Why are we mute? This was the powerful essential question that Harry Belafonte asked as he received the prestigious Spingarn...
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Bullying Resources Available in Spanish

StopBullying.gov, an initiative of the US Department of Education's Office of Safe and Healthy Students, has launched a new Spanish...
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The Expanded Success Initiative School Design Fellowship

The Expanded Success Initiative School Design Fellowship will design and launch a breakthrough high school model whose outcomes are measured by...
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Quality Counts 2013 Focuses on School Climate and Discipline

On January 10, 2013, Education Week released its annual Quality Counts publication. This year’s report, Quality Counts 2013: Code of Conduct—Safety,...
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Professional Athletes Wellness Group

In the past week we have been exposed to yet two more tragic incidents in the world of professional sports....
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Successful School Practices

I’ve just finished three different pieces that include lists of successful practices of inner city schools. The first is a...
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Hip Hop Professor joins with Hip Hop Star

I've always been a bit wary of bringing the street into the classroom; not because I thought it was a...
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Rethinking School Discipline

On November 6, 2012, Education Week featured an article entitled, "Suspended in School: Punished But Still Learning" to highlight schools...
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