Top Education Stories Affecting African-Americans in 2012

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  • NAACP Goes After NYC's Elite Schools
  • Spelman Chooses Health Over Sports
  • 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

Affirmative Action Goes Before Supreme Court

The Supreme Court took on an affirmative action case after student Abigail Noel Fisher's application to the University of Texas was rejected. Fisher claims the school's entry process favors African-American and Latino applicants over other races. A ruling is expected in early 2013.  (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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