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Weekly News Roundup

January 11, 2010 – January 17, 2010

King would have fought coal plants Joseph E. Lowery, Atlanta Journal Constituion, January 17, 2010 Life Sentence Given In Youth’s Killing Richard K. Deatley, The Press Enterprise, January 16, 2010 Do black girls play with white dolls for wrong reason? Debra D. Bass, St. Louis Today, January 16, 2010 Black Schools Restored as Landmarks Erik Eckholm, New York Times, January 14, […]

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Weekly News Roundup

January 4, 2010 – January 10, 2010

County gives Los Angeles International Charter High School a second chance Mitchell Landsberg, LA Times, January 10, 2010 Closing the Gap: Hamden seeks to boost minority test scores Ann DeMatteo, New Haven Register, January 10, 2010 Gainesville group’s awards honor King’s legacy Dante Lima, The Gainesville Sun, January 9, 2010 High school graduation rates rise in D.C. Bill Turque, Washington Post Staff […]

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Weekly News Roundup

December 28, 2009 – January 3, 2010

The science of science education Irving R. Epstein, LA Times, January 3, 2010 Chace Baptista: A young voice heard Linda Borg, Providence Daily-Bulletin, January 3, 2010 Texas schools see more minority, poor kids Gary Scharrer and Ericka Mellon, Express News, January 2, 2010 Heroin scourge has moved from black to white areas Keith Herbert, Newsday, January […]

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Weekly News Roundup

December 21, 2009 – December 27, 2009

Daley 2009 — flubs and fiascoes; Privatizing parking meters, failing to win Olympic bid leave the mayor reeling Fran Spielman, Chicago Sun-Times, December 27, 2009 Teens find a place they can call their own Kristin Davis, The Virginian-Pilot, December 26, 2009 A Random Shooting Disrupts a Life, but Good May Follow Don Terry, The New […]

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Weekly News Roundup

December 14, 2009 – December 20, 2009

City Schools’ New Criteria for Diversity Raise Fears Crystal Yednak and Darnell Little, The New York Time, December 20, 2009 Violence leaves family facing grim holidays; Murders of son, cousin shatter happiness — but not faith Mary Mitchell, The Chicago Sun-Times, December 20, 2009 Health gap kills 3,200 black Chicagoans a year; African Americans miss […]

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Weekly News Roundup

December 7, 2009 – December 13, 2009

Parent of beaten Fenger student to speak at church The Associated Press State, December 13, 2009 Harry Potter and the Engaged Readers Lauren Edelson, The New York Times, December 13, 2009 City sets up meeting to mediate school ethnic tensions Joseph A. Slobodzian, The Philadelphia Inquirer, December 13, 2009 On race issues, Harry Reid wallows in the mud Ruben Navarrette […]

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Weekly News Roundup

November 30, 2009 – December 6, 2009

HIV Increasing Among Michigan Teenagers Jerry Wolffe, Daily Tribune, December 6, 2009 Evidence-based and about common sense, too O. Ricardo Pimentel, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Wisconsin), December 6, 2009 Black Youths Miss Out on Good Jobs News Sara Murray, The Wall Street Journal, December 4, 2009 Florida’s Graduation Rate Highest Point Ever States News Service, December 4, 2009 Friday Dorsey High’s […]

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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 […]

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Weekly News Roundup

November 16, 2009 – November 22, 2009

Decade after Decatur, Racial Discipline Gap Widens John O’Connor, Associated Press, November 22, 2009 Lawmakers from Minority Districts Appointing Few to Service Academies Brian Witte, Associated Press, November 22, 2009 School Board Member: Race a Legitimate Issue in Curriculum Battle Marc Freeman, Sun Sentinel, November 21, 2009 FBI reopens 1962 slaying of Macon black youth […]

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Weekly News Roundup

November 9, 2009 – November 15, 2009

Mayor Dave Bing to speak at forum on Detroit youth Associated Press, November 13, 2009 Racial Profiling at Denver Safeway Store Alleged Felisa Cardona, Denver Post, November 13, 2009 Study: Black Children Cope Well with Behavioral Risks Staunton News Leader, November 11, 2009. New Web Site Gives Black Youth a Voice University of Chicago, November […]

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