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Tag: Academic performance
Creating Opportunities for Underrepresented Minority Students
Recent news reports have indicated that, once again, minority enrollment in New York’s eight specialized high schools was disappointing. Responding to this, New York City’s Mayor Bill de Blasio has called for a change in admission criteria to allow some students who do not quite make the grade on the standardized admission tests to be, nevertheless, granted admission into these eight schools. It’s little wonder why students desire such admission: these schools have historically produced some of the most successful students in New York City.
March 29, 2019
Study: Violent Behaviors, Weapon Carrying Down Among Black Youth
Violent behaviors and weapon carrying have decreased among African-American adolescents, but homicide rates continue to rise, according to a new report from Ball State University.
April 18, 2018
NCAA to Distribute Millions for Academic Performance
The NCAA will distribute millions of dollars in March Madness money to member schools as a reward for academic performance by athletes, starting in 2019-20. The NCAA announced Thursday that the Division I Board of Directors and NCAA Board of Governors approved the change to the revenue distribution model. The money will come from the […]
October 30, 2016
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