IVN Co-Publisher’s Pen

My heart is truly grieved by the actions of sworn officers against our African American and minority males recently. I was watching the news today and saw a police pursuit that ended in one man who appeared to be Latino ...

Sergie Willoughby: New Verizon Campaign Promoting STEM Says #WeNeedMore

Of late, there have been quite a number of impressive programs created to bring STEM into underserved communities where access is severely limited.

SB 328 Clears First Legislative Hurdle

Landmark School Start Time Bill Passes the Senate Education Committee

Here Are Three Financial Must-Do’s for College-Bound High School Families

One challenge looms large for many American families as students approach high school graduation: how to pay for college.

Study Proves Black Students More Likely to Excel with Black Teachers

Yesterday as we prepared for church, my seven-year-old daughter put on a pink and maroon business suit. The skirt was knee-length, and the jacked was cropped, complete with a precious pink bow around her waist. She put on her white ...

Fontana School Earns Praise for Fostering Music Education

Kaiser High is one of 92 schools to receive 2017 SupportMusic Merit Award

Early Childhood Education is Crucial: How You Can Help

New research shows that many pre-K classrooms could benefit from more resources, especially for the most vulnerable children. Ninety-four percent of Head Start teachers report needing more resources to enrich their classrooms, and 84 percent say they are unable to ...

Deidra Hill Appointed VP of Marketing and Communications at Alvernia University in Reading, PA

Deidra Hill was appointed vice president of marketing and communications at Alvernia University in Reading, Pennsylvania.

NY Becomes 1st State to OK Free Tuition at Public Colleges

You get a degree! Everybody gets a degree! New York just cleared the way to become the first state in the United States to make tuition free for middle- and low-income students at two- and four-year public colleges.

Here Are A Few Tips to Make Math Your Child’s Favorite Subject

For many students, math can seem like a chore. Not only are the concepts sometimes tough at first, but teachers are required to keep their lessons moving at a particular pace, making it easy for any student to get lost ...

Soft Skills, Community Relations Are Necessities to Improve Policing Efforts

Police officers today face very different challenges than a decade ago. Social media and an increase in overall visibility of officers’ actions place them under increased scrutiny, and may have fueled disconnect between law enforcement and the communities they protect.

14-Year-Old Scientist Aims to Solve the Energy Crisis

The family trip. For most kids, it's a chance to relax, visit a new destination, collect souvenirs, and create stories and memories to share with their friends throughout the year.

Jesse Jackson’s PUSH Excel Scholarship Program

PUSH Excel Scholarship Program awards a number of scholarships each year to deserving students who plan to attend college but do not have the resources to pay for tuition. Each scholarship is open to students who meet the requirements.

IVN Co-Publisher’s Pen

While the days and times in which we are living are different from the one in which, Martin Luther King Jr. lived, in many ways they are the same. In today’s world, we are plagued and bogged down with many ...

Ohio State University President, Michael V. Drake, Md, Headlines Annual College of Podiatric Medicine Dean’s Lecture

Ohio State University President Michael V. Drake, MD, will serve as keynote speaker for the annual College of Podiatric Medicine Lawrence B. Harkless Dean’s Distinguished Lecture