Day: January 28, 2011

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Major Owens Proposes Central Brooklyn Experimental Education District

In an effort to improve educational outcomes in central Brooklyn, former Congressman Major Owens is proposing a new organizational model, the Central Brooklyn Experimental Education District (CBEED). Owens aims to to localize the efforts of students, parents, teachers and administrators. “A major cause that renders inner-city schools too big to succeed, doomed to fail,” said […]readmore

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Howard Dodson Turns Over Key to Schomburg Kingdom to Khalil

Schomburg Center’s 85th Anniversary Gala Hailed Outgoing Chief Howard Dodson; Saluted 20th-Century Milestones in Black History, and Passed Legacy Key to Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, the nation’s premier repository of materials, items and treasures documenting the history, culture and experiences of people of African descent, celebrated its […]readmore


President Obama Calls for Investment in the Future

Campaign for High School Equity and NAACP Respond to President’s Address WASHINGTON- The Campaign for High School Equity (CHSE), a coalition of leading civil rights organizations, agrees with President Obama’s call for meaningful public education reform in the State of the Union Address last night as one critical strategy for winning the future by bolstering […]readmore