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Weekly News Roundup

November 23, 2009 – November 29, 2009

Urban ice hockey teams in Newark and Philadelphia enjoy rare scrimmage
Karen Kelle, New Jersey Real-Time News, November 29, 2009

Alexandria Rethinks Gifted Education; More Diversity Sought in Classes
Michael Alison Chandler, Washington Post, November 27, 2009

A black teen longs for the wild blue yonder
Sholnn Freeman, The Washington Post, November 26, 2009

Watching Youth Make Changes Is the Payback for a Founder of 100 Black Men of Syracuse
Maureen Nolan, Syracuse Post-Standard, November 26, 2009

Famous sit-in photo stumps Jeopardy! Players
Dioni L. Wise, News & Record, November 25, 2009

Pittsburgh Black Students’ PSSA Scores Up
Daveen Rae Kurutz, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 25, 2009

Blacks Hit Hard By Economy’s Punch; 34.5 Percent of Young African American Men Are Unemployed
V. Dion Hayes, Washington Post, November 24, 2009

Challenge Black Students, Scholar Says
Charles Lussier, The Advocate, November 24, 2009

Illinois Senate to Study School Discipline Racial Gap
John O’Connor, Associated Press, November 24, 2009

Black students make gains, but disparity still exists at city schools
Daveen Rae Kurutz, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, November 24, 2009

Few blacks attend Coast Guard Academy despite 8-year-old deal
Dennis Conrad, Star Tribune, November 24, 2009


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