08 28 2015
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Education Trust finds achievment gap in military testing for recruits

The achievement gap is affecting not only African-Americans' college and career goals on the civilian side, but also their ability to join and move up in the military.

Dr. Thomas LaVeist will speak in Portland on April 7

Why is it that, on average, African Americans tend to get sicker and die younger?
Dr. Thomas LaVeist, Ph.D., the director of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine's Center for Health Disparities Solutions, will present some of his findings on the topic at 3 p.m. this Thursday, April 7, at the Oregon Convention Center, room F150.
The presentation, "It's the Skin You're In: Why African Americans Live Sicker and Die Younger" will question the conventional wisdom of racial health disparities

Geeky Greg Heffley (Zachary Gordon) has resigned himself to returning to Westmore Middle School after spending most of the 6th grade getting picked-on by bullies. At least the scrawny, 98-pound weakling and his beefier best friend, Rowley (Robert Capron), have buried the hatchet, even if they remain social outcasts as they start the 7th.

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