Tag: #Education

  • A New Student Loan Plan Could Reduce the Burden for 10 Million Borrowers. Here’s How — TIME

    On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Education proposed new regulations that could cut monthly payments for millions of undergraduate borrowers in half. The changes would affect the existing Revised Pay As You Earn Repayment Plan (REPAYE Plan), which is one of four income-driven repayment plans. Nearly 10 million borrowers are enrolled in an income-driven repayment… A […]

  • America’s ‘African Founders’: The Black Thinkers Who Shaped the U.S. — TIME

    Historian David Hackett Fischer, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington’s Crossing, has been writing history books since 1965, and his latest, African Founders: How Enslaved People Expanded American Ideals, is an encyclopedia of enslaved people’s experiences in the United States from the 17th century to the 19th century. The book, which came out May 31,… America’s […]

  • Brown v. Board of Education’s Legacy Remains Unfulfilled — The Urban Daily

    Source: skynesher / GettyNearly seven decades after the U.S. Supreme Court’s unanimous landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision in 1954, the court’s declared goal of integrated education is still not yet achieved. American society continues to grow more racially and ethnically diverse. But many of the nation’s public K-12 schools are not well integrated… Brown […]