Top Education Stories Affecting African-Americans in 2012

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  • Affirmative Action Goes Before Supreme Court
  • Graduation Rate Narrows Between Black and White Athletes
  • African-American Students Feel More Prepared for College
  • Oprah's Academy Graduates Its First Class
  • Congress Extends Low Student Loan Interest Rate
  • Obama Sends Threat to Colleges
  • Education Equals Better Health
  • White House Hosts HBCU Entrepreneurship Conference
  • Michigan's Affirmative Action Ban Struck Down
  • Department of Education Pledges Funds for HBCUs
  • Morehouse to Introduce Black LGBT Course
  • NAACP Goes After NYC's Elite Schools
  • Spelman Chooses Health Over Sports

African-American Students Feel More Prepared for College

A study conducted by Chicago-based TRU revealed that 36 percent of Black high school students felt prepared for college compared to 28 percent of white students. African-American students also gave more thought to their applications and felt that the admissions process was fair. (Photo: Getty Images/STOCK)

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