Education Secretary Duncan: HBCUs as Relevant Today as Ever

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan made his first official visit to Howard University Thursday to discuss the role historically Black colleges and universities must continue to play in preparing teachers to educate the nation’s increasingly diverse student body.



The visit to the Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science (MS)2 came on the heels of a promise Duncan made earlier this month on the nationally ... Full Story »

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Patricia Blochowiak
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by Patricia Blochowiak - Mar. 1, 2009

Having a good, or even a great, program at a HBCU doesn't back up the thesis that HBCU's are relevant. This story neither supports nor refutes that thesis.

I would hope for a more in-depth discussion of the same topic.

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Gerard Barberi
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by Gerard Barberi - Mar. 1, 2009

The title concerns the relevancy of HBCUs, but the article doesn't even discuss that. You can replace every instance of the word HBCU(s) with 4-year college(s) and the article would still make sense. There's nothing here that supports the statement made in the title.

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