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Race Cannot Be Ignored In Closing The Achievement Gap In Public Education

Posted by DallasBlackBlog on Sunday, September 16, 2007

Narrowing the achievement gap in schools requires acknowledging race, not ignoring it.

September 16, 2007

The achievement gap between African American and Latino students and their white peers is stark and persistent. It has existed for decades, and it’s growing more pronounced. The data refute what would be reassuring explanations. The gaps in reading and math test scores are not due to income disparities, nor are they attributable to parents’ educational levels. The simple fact is that most black and brown children do not do as well in school as most whites.

The data also show, however, that African American and Latino children are excelling in schools scattered throughout California and the nation, suggesting that the achievement gap is not intractable. Rather, there is a profound disconnect between what we say are high expectations for children of color and the quality of education delivered to them in the classroom.

All of which leads to an uncomfortable but important conclusion: If a less-stratified society is desirable, we must be prepared to design educational programs that explicitly take race into account, that address African American and Latino students specifically and that openly recognize that we are not a single society when it comes to the needs of our children.

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Real Estate Investment Club Training Center -Third Annual Money Clinic Panel

Posted by DallasBlackBlog on Tuesday, September 11, 2007

 
 


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Secure The Funding That You Need For Those Investment Deals!! Our Third Annual “Money Clinic” Meeting Will Feature Some Of The Areas Top Hard Money Lenders That Will Give You The Insight To Acquiring Cash For Your Investment Properties! Some Of These Hard Money Lenders Don’t Even Require Job or Credit Verification. If Your Desire Is To Take Your Investment Business To The Next Level, This Is Must Attend Meeting That Will Help You Get There. Come See What Other States These Lenders Loan Money In!

 

 

 

 

REITC CLUB MEETING

September 11, 2007

Crown Plaza Hotel

7050 Stemmons Freeway

I-35 & Mockingbird Lane

Dallas, TX 75247Networking – 6:00 PM – Meeting – 7:00 PM

 

Money! Money!

 

Money!

 

 

 

 

 

 

” REITC’S Third Annual

 

Money Clinic Panel”

 

 

 

 

Have You Been

 

Wanting To Invest In

 

Real Estate But

 

Thought You Would

 

Need Lot’s Cash To

 

Get Started? Well

 

Come Out To Our

 

Always Highly

 

Attended Annual

 

Money Clinic And

 

Learn The Secrets To

 

Getting The All The

 

Money You Need To

 

Acquire All The

 

Houses You Want!

 

Craig Pettit-President and CEO of Ready Mortgage, Corp., has been in the Real Estate business over 25 years. He has bought and sold over 400 houses, and has financed millions of dollars to new and seasoned Real Estate Investors.

Bill LoweBill Lowe-President and Operations Manager of Investwell, Corp., has been an avid Real Estate Investor and Hard Money Lender over 20 years. He has facilitated the acquisitions of investment properties for 1000’s of investors.

These Lenders will be in attendance to answer any questions you may have regarding financing your investment properties to selling them!

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Billionaire Bob Johnson Provides Foreword To Conversations With Black Millionaire Entrepreneurs

Posted by DallasBlackBlog on Wednesday, August 29, 2007

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August 29, 2007
CONTACT:
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Bob Johnson

Detroit, MI (BlackNews.com) – The first Black Billionaire, Bob Johnson, Founder of BET and The RLJ Companies, has provided the Foreword for the Book My Conversations with Black Millionaire Entrepreneurs. The book is a compilation of interviews of some of Black America’s most successful Entrepreneurs.

Here is an excerpt of what Mr. Johnson’s Foreword says, “In My Conversations with Black Millionaire Entrepreneurs you’ll get real life changing information from some of the most successful black entrepreneurs in America today. All in one source, all at the same time. Although I didn’t have a book like this when I started, I believe it is a valuable resource for those who are striving to become successful entrepreneurs.”

When asked about the importance of Bob Johnson being involved Bro. Bedford the book’s author and founder of How To Be A Black Entrepreneur.com said, “This is just a wonderful day, a couple of weeks ago Russell Simmons endorsed what we are doing and now to have a giant like Bob Johnson involved just proves that the message of Black empowerment and Black Entrepreneurship is resonating with Black people. There are some others who are coming on board very soon and we’ll be sure to announce them. I feel Truly Blessed.”

Conversations with Black Millionaire Entrepreneurs is literally sprouting entrepreneurs all over the world and is helping to give clarity to entrepreneurs who have stalled in their endeavors.

The book is available for immediate download at: www.conversationswithblackmillionaires.com


About The Author
Bro. Bedford sees Black Entrepreneurship as the answer to curtail unemployment and corporate dependency at a time when both are proving detrimental to the African-American community, as well as provide solutions to the challenges faced by and the limited information available to African-Americans.

Bro. Bedford has been providing information on Entrepreneurship and Investment/Finance in his free e-zine that goes out weekly to over 2,000 subscribers worldwide. To subscribe and have access to this vital information go to www.howtobeablackentrepreneur.com


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Three Free Real Estate Workshops

Posted by DallasBlackBlog on Tuesday, August 21, 2007

 
 

Three Free Real Estate Workshops

by Paul Lewis

Friday, August 24, 2007 – 1:00 PM and 6:30 PM – Dallas

Crowne Plaza Hotel – Dallas

7050 Stemmons Freeway

I-35 & Mockingbird Lane

Dallas, TX 75247

Saturday, August 25, 2007 – 1:00 PM – Arlington

Hilton Arlington

2401 East Lamar Blvd.

Arlington, TX 76006

Paul New Pic

 

Spend the weekend with Paul E. Lewis, who is fast becoming one of the country’s top real estate investment training guru’s.

 

Paul will challenge you, expand your thinking, open your eyes to opportunities that you never knew existed, and encourage you to dream the impossible dreams.

If you’re tired of living from paycheck to paycheck, and would like to know how ordinary everyday people are getting rich investing in real estate, then you need to be attendance at Paul’s Free Real Estate Workshops.

Be Like Mike: Michael Pleasant, one of Paul’s students made over $26,000 on his very first real estate deal! Paul’s got a copy of Mikes check, ask him to show it to you!

Come on out to learn the nuts and bolts secrets to buying and selling real estate that most people don’t want you to know!


Paul Lewis
Real Estate Investors Training Center

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