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Chicago Schools Start With More 'Safe Passage' Safety Guards
For the first several weeks of school, students will be watched over by hundreds of adult guards....


In New York City, a Brewing Fight Over Charter Schools
New York City's mayor and the state's governor are in a public skirmish about charter schools....


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


'Black Girls Matter' Report Addresses School-to-Prison Pipeline in New Light
The study is based on a new review of national data and personal interviews with young women....


Chicago Public Schools Release "Safe Passage" Routes to Ensure Student Safety
Chicago Public Schools have released their "Safe Passage" routes to ensure that students will be sa...


Chicago Schools Open, Amid Controversial Building Closures
The Chicago Public Schools opened Monday amid great criticism about school closures and student saf...


Black Women Leaders Talk About the Power of Education
First Lady Michelle Obama hosts intergenerational panel of women civil rights leaders....


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


This Day in Black History: Oct. 29, 1969
The Supreme Court orders immediate school desegregation on Oct. 29, 1969....


Detroit Public Schools to Self-Govern for Upcoming Year
Detroit Public Schools has announced it will allow 10 high schools to self-govern for the upcoming ...


Philadelphia Public Schools Slash Obesity Rates by 5 Percent
Within four years, Philadelphia public schools slashed its obesity rates by 5 percent, according to...


Did Chicago Public Schools Target Black Teachers in Layoff Plans?
The Chicago Teachers Union says African-American teachers from poorest schools make up the bulk of ...


Failing Detroit Public Schools Are No Longer the City’s Responsibility
The governor announced on Monday that starting in the fall of 2012 around 45 schools could be moved...


Chicago to Name High School After President Obama
The selective college preparatory high school will open in 2017 with a freshman class....


Obama Says US Can't Shy Away From Ebola Battle
President Obama believes Ebola can be contained and defeated....


Detroit to Cut Number of Public Schools by Half
The state of Michigan approved a plan to close 70 Detroit schools over the next few years in an eff...


Teachers Take Charge to Save Ailing Public Schools
LOS ANGELES – Four years ago, Francis Parkman Middle School was spiraling downward with plumm...


Arizona Superintendent Wants to Cut School's Hip Hop History Course
John Huppenthal says program violates ethnic studies ban....


San Diego Public Schools to Consider Campus Ads
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Some San Diego schools would allow ads in classrooms, libraries, and other c...


New York City Mandates Sex Education for Public School Students
There will be a special focus on educating African-American and Latino boys to address the rising H...

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