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A LEAD-ing Chance

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The Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Program at Wharton engages youth of diverse backgrounds in the world of business. Founded at Wharton in 1980 by Harold Haskins and Bill Whitney. Guest: William Elliott, ...

A Can Do Lady

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Facing a monumental crisis in public education today, leaders in various sectors of society are searching for answers to poor academic achievement.  Surprisingly, one shining example of academic excellence can be foun...

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...

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...

America’s Future Speaks Out — Part 2

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Against the backdrop of an almost day-to-day occurrence of atrocities committed by youths, studies reveal that teenage pregnancy in the U.S. is at its lowest level in two decades. Another report revealed drug use amon...

An A+ Principal

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The nation’s school dropout crisis, especially among Black, urban and low-income students, has been dealt a setback at the Baltimore Talent Development High School. Principal Jeffrey Robinson talks about how hard work...

The Magnificent 114

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Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Their Feet Hurt

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Norfolk Virginia public school system (628)

Booker T. Washington Freedom Trail – Part 1

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Booker T. Washington, educator and statesman, is Hampton University's most famous graduate and founder of Tuskegee University. In many ways, he embodies the spirit of all of Black higher education. He represented the ...

Trouble in Paradise

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 Investigation on a report at Harvard University that charged that its Black students were intellectually ill-equipped. (401)