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Black College Day

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Black College Day, 1980 -- a march and rally held in Washington, D.C. -- is the focus of this program. Issues addressed include the impact of integration on Black colleges and the need for increased public support for...

From the Library of Black History: Booker T. Washington Freedom Trail: The Spirit of Black Higher Education

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This 30-minute version discusses Booker T. Washington’s impact on higher education. (1306)

The Changing Face of Black Higher Education

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The changing ethnic composition of traditional Black colleges and universities and the normal issues facing all institutions of higher learning present unique challenges for educators faced with the original mission o...

The Secretary of Education’s Plan for Better Schools

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A recent study found that only six percent of Black eight graders could pass the math section of the SAT test.  On this program, Secretary Rod Paige, the first Black secretary of education and the first to hold that o...

School To Work

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One solution to America's educational and industrial decline, host Tony Brown suggests on this edition, is to have the business sector write the curricula in the schools.  This edition was taped in Oklahoma City befor...

Schools: What’s The Plan?

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Dr. Rudy Crew is the Superintendent of the Miami-Dade County Public School System and author of Only Connect: The Way to Save our Schools. Dr. Crew says if we are to survive, we must place our schools at the center of...