Transformation and Opportunity: My Prison Experience

Nearly seven million people are in prison or on parole in the United States.…


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Creation of Rosenwald Schools a “Righteous Action” in Advancing Black Education in America

The response to the COVID-19 crisis across this country’s vast education…


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The Center for Advancing Opportunity Commends Announcement of New Federal Scholarship for K-12 Students

The Center for Advancing Opportunity Commends Announcement of New Federal…


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Academia.edu and Center for Advancing Opportunity Launch Initiative to Celebrate Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, Academia.edu, the world’s largest platform for…


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The Center for Advancing Opportunity (CAO) Supports National School Choice Week

The Center for Advancing Opportunity (CAO) joins millions of parents,…


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Reflecting on Brown v. Board of Education 64 Years Later

A quality education remains a pathway to middle class status in America;…


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Albany State University receives $3 million for new Center for Educational Opportunity

Albany State University (ASU) has received $3 million to establish the Center…


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Linda Brown Thompson

We have made tremendous strides in closing gaps in American society through…


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A Commonwealth of Second Chances

As a former secretary of education for the Commonwealth of Virginia who served…


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A New Year and New Possibilities for the Disability Community: Part Two

57 million people with a disability live in the United States. We are one to…


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A New Year and New Possibilities for the Disability Community: Part One

On March 22, 2017, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled 8–0 in Endrew…


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Center for Advancing Opportunity Convenes First State of Opportunity in America Summit

The Center for Advancing Opportunity (CAO), founded last year to expand…


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From Fragility to Opportunity: Why We Come Together

The gathering of a people committed to improving society is one example of our…


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TSU introduces new Center for Justice Research

Texas Southern University (TSU) announced the establishment of the Center for…


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Center for Advancing Opportunity (CAO) Expands Team with Gerard Robinson as Executive Director

The Center for Advancing Opportunity (CAO) today announces former Virginia…


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WSSU launches economic mobility research center supported by $3 million gift

The WSSU Center for the Study of Economic Mobility (CSEM) will serve as a hub…


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