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Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) will hold town hall meetings to finalize the district’s strategic plan. The meetings will be held in each region of the district from Nov. 4 to Nov. 14  to give parents and community members a chance to attend, learn about and discuss the district’s six prio…

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Being a mentor to others has never been anything I had ever considered in my life, yet life always has always confronted me with the challenges and aspirations that I never thought were even possible. Though as I walk through this life, I made a realization that not only does my life matter,…

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Humans have understood for a long time that one effective way to remember important information is by putting it to a rhythm or making it rhyme. Think of the alphabet, which uses both of those techniques, or any number of songs that list all 50 states.

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Colleges and universities are enamored by the term “student success.” Most define student success with data points like retention rates, time to completion, graduation rates and other measurable institutional outcomes that are believed to be true indicators of student success rates. In some …

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In PreK-Corner, I share and offer discussions with you about issues that cover the journey that children take from birth through school age and how this journey will affect them throughout their lives.

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When Nate Turnipseed’s mother first enrolled him in 100 Black Men of Indianapolis’ Dollars and Sense program, he initially wasn’t happy to spend his Saturdays learning about investing in the stock market. Then he developed a passion for it. 

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The Greater Indianapolis NAACP is partnering with the city of Indianapolis and the Marion County Public Health Department to launch a lead-testing initiative in Marion County schools.

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Black high school students across Indiana and in Marion County are slowly trending upward when it comes to college readiness and success in higher education, but there is still a long way to go to close the achievement gap, according to the 2019 Indiana College Equity Report recently release…

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If high school students want some spending money over the summer before they go back to school or head off to college, they’re supposed to mow lawns or flip burgers or see if they can get those SoundCloud numbers up. But that doesn’t always have to be the case.

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As an avid reader of the Indianapolis Recorder, I read with great interest the news of  Congressman André Carson’s legislative accomplishments in advancing the causes of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). I am thankful for and loudly applaud his leadership, advocacy and ac…