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Does the White House Understand the Value of an HBCU Education?
Congressional Black Caucus members say HBCUs need more support....


Commentary: #BlackEnough? The Million-Dollar Question About Obama’s Presidency
POTUS is making it clear through his initiatives that he's concerned about the African-American com...


Department of Justice Says Affirmative Action Has Not Ended
The Department of Justice and the Department of Education issued a letter to colleges, high schools...


Obama: Students Need Help to Get 'In-Demand Jobs'
President Obama and Vice President Biden announce funding to boost young Americans' future job pros...


Report: Dark-Skinned Black Girls Receive Harsher Discipline in School
Study finds that darker skinned African-American girls are three times more likely to be suspended ...


Is the Paris, Texas, School District Discriminatory Against Black Students?
More than 90,000 people have signed a petition urging the Paris, Texas, District Attorney Gary Youn...


HBCUs Get $228 Million in Grants
The Department of Education announced it will distribute nearly $228 million in grants to HBCUs....


Initiative Aims to Close Education Gap for Blacks
The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans will create a national n...


Education Civil Rights Complaints at an All-Time High
The Department of Education is investigating queries whose number they are calling a "record."...


Federal Report: L.A. Schools Provide Inferior Education to Minority Students
A Department of Education study finds that Los Angeles public schools fail to provide equal teachin...


Department of Justice Sues Louisiana to Block School Vouchers
The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against the state of Louisiana to block them fro...


Ex-Teacher Farina to Lead NYC Schools
New York mayor-elect Bill de Blasio selected Carmen Farina, a former teacher and principal and a lo...


First African-American Woman to Fly U-2 Spy Plane Promoted
Lt. Colonel Merryl Tengesdal is making history....


Why More Black Families Are Homeschooling Their Children
African-American families have become one of the fastest-growing demographics in home education....


82 Percent of U.S. Schools May Be Labeled "Failing"
The number of schools labeled as "failing" under the nation's No Child Left Behind Act could skyroc...


Obama Speaks on Education System as White House Hosts HBCU Summit
President Obama speaks on education system as White House hosts HBCU summit....


Many states don't regulate seclusion, restraint
ATLANTA – Don King didn't have a clue his son, Jonathan, was being put in a seclusion cell at...


Feds: Colleges Must Have Blind-Friendly Gadgets
ATLANTA (AP) — Federal officials are requiring colleges that use Kindles and other electronic...


Obama Pushes for Investment in Education During Visit to Brooklyn School
President Obama urges Congress to make education a priority in upcoming budget debate....


Florida State Under Federal Investigation Over Jameis Winston Case
Feds looking into handling of sexual assault allegations against star quarterback....

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