"Parental Involvement Is Overrated" by Professor Angel Harris

By KEITH ROBINSON and ANGEL L. HARRIS April 12, 2014, 2:32 pm Most people, asked whether parental involvement benefits children academically, would say, “of…
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The Hip-Hop Fellow: Producer 9th Wonder Schools Harvard

A new documentary follows 9th Wonder to the Ivy League by Gloria Ayee | TheRoot.com Hip-Hop has made its way into the academy and…
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AAAS Senior Anastasia Karklina Named a 2014 Hart Fellow

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Four Duke seniors to pursue research as Hart Fellows By Sasha Zients | April 1, 2014 Four seniors have been named Hart Fellows for…
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"Fair Wages: A History of Getting Paid" with Karin Shapiro

Ed talks with historian Karin Shapiro about the convict leasing arrangements of the 1890s that led to labor disputes with free workers, and even…
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Thavolia Glymph Wins 2013 George and Ann Richards Prize for Article

Thavolia Glymph has won the George and Ann Richards Prize for the best article published in The Journal of the Civil War Era in…
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Book: helping your kids with homework may do more harm than good

Posted: Mar 25, 2014 10:39 PM EDT Updated: Mar 25, 2014 10:39 PM EDT By JOHN HUDDY, @JohnHuddyfox5 MYFOXNY.COM - Helping your kid with…
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Don't Help Your Kids With Their Homework

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And other insights from a ground- breaking study of how parents impact children’s academic achievement Dana Goldstein Mar 19 2014, 9:06 PM ET Jean…
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The Dilemma of Dual Identities in Black France

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Duke postdocs Jean Beaman and Dena Montague are providing new research about race and ethnicity in France. Not all French citizens are considered French,…
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Associate Professor Charmaine Royal: Recipient of the Thomas Langford Lectureship Award

Charmain Royal (AAAS) has been selected as one of five recipients of Duke University’s Thomas Langford Lectureship Award for the academic year 2013-14. This…
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April 2014