HBO Deal for 'The Couple,' Autism's New Criteria and the 'School To Prison Pipeline'
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Autism Cases May Drop Under New Diagnostic Criteria. Changes in the way that autism is defined may mean fewer cases, and could leave many families without needed services. Time
Black students and the ‘school-to-prison pipeline’ Earlier this month, the federal Education and Justice departments issued new guidance on school discipline, designed to disrupt what’s increasingly called the “school-to-prison pipeline” that critics say lands far too many black and Hispanic students in the courthouse – or jail. america.aljazeera.
How can we address inequalities in American schools? America Tonight is taking an in-depth look at how American children are getting schooled. Soledad O’brien joined the panel discussion yesterday at america.aljazeera.com
HBO Deal for The Couple. Aficionados of Black cinema and television arts are ecstatic about the announcement of a TV deal involving Black & Sexy TV’s hit web series The Couple and powerhouse cable television network HBO. Ebony
How President Obama Will Achieve His ‘Year of Action’ In his most recent weekly address, President Obama boldly declared that 2014 will be a “year of action.” He seeks to achieve “a breakthrough” over the next 12 months, citing that “we are primed to bring back more of the good jobs claimed by the recession and lost to overseas competition in recent decades.” BlackEnterprise
Minding the gender gap in Latin America. When half the population is faced with wage discrimination, the development of any country suffers. From the looks of it, the wage gap between women and men in Latin America is alarming. Voxxi
Vegan, Vegetarian, Paleo…Us News Ranks Plant-Based Diets. US News has designated a brand-new category for ranking plant-based diets – naming 10 that can help you shed pounds, feel great, and get healthy. Ecosalon
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