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Participation in music programs is linked to improved language development and reading skills, as well as higher levels of creativity and critical thinking. The post Cutting Music Programs Harms Black Students’ Academic and Social -Emotional Development appeared first on NewsOne.

Spelman College graduates were in for a surprise as Angela Bassett delivered the 137th commencement speech for the graduating class of 2024.

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After going test optional, the Ivy League and MIT had more racial and economic diversity than ever before. The post Will Returning To Standardized Tests For Colleges Hinder Student Diversity? appeared first on NewsOne.

Researchers conducted a study that found students are not negatively impacted by anti-racism programs in schools. The post Study Finds No Increase In Stress Among High School Students Who Participated In Anti-Racism Program appeared first on NewsOne.

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Fayetteville State University was awarded a $2.3 million grant to advance its STEM education initiatives.

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Harvard University, the nation’s oldest and wealthiest college with an endowment of over $50 billion, will partner with HBCUs and implement other strategies to try to make amends for their involvement in slavery.

Students at Virginia-based HBCU Hampton University got a pleasant surprise this week after learning that all balances from the Spring 2022 semester will be wiped, in addition to a halt in tuition, fees, room and board for the fall semester as well.