education

Atlanta Elementary School Under Federal Investigation; Parents Allege Students Assigned Class By Race

The Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights is investigating if students were subjected “to different treatment based on race.”
12/02/2022

Student Loan Forgiveness Applications No Longer Being Accepted

The Education Department’s website says, “courts have issued orders blocking our student debt relief program.”
11/12/2022

Long-Serving NBA Referee Derek Richardson Buys Elementary School, Renames It After His Mother

The school renamed after Delores T. Richardson will preserve the legacy of the provider educational institution created in 1971.
10/30/2022

Post-COVID National Test Scores Show Major Setbacks For Students, Especially Along Racial Lines

Black and Hispanic students were already disadvantaged before the pandemic derailed in-class learning, but the pandemic widened the gaps.
10/26/2022

Another Type Of Homecoming: What's Behind The Jump in HBCU Enrollment?

For reasons ranging from better financial aid to academic environments that comes with a safer space, young people are increasingly turning to HBCUs.
10/21/2022

A Different Path To Excellence: Unique HBCU Programs For Ambitious Students

While business, engineering and the arts remain popular, there are some Black Colleges that offer specialized majors.
10/14/2022

Emmy Winner Sheryl Lee Ralph Helps Jackson State Rise Further By Helping Raise $300,000 in Scholarship Money

Just after being honored for her role on “Abbot Elementary” she made it a point to show why supporting HBCUs is important.
10/14/2022

Revered Boston Civil Rights Activist, 91, Fought Off Attacker Who Stabbed Her Multiple Times

Jean McGuire, an education equality trailblazer in Boston, is reportedly recuperating in the hospital.
10/13/2022

Republican Governors Ask Biden To Withdraw Student Loan Forgiveness Plan

The president’s plan forces taxpayers to financially bail out ‘an elite few,’ the governors argue.
09/14/2022

Texas School District Approves Policy Limiting Critical Race Theory, Gender Identity Discussions

Teachers can’t assign students to read the award-winning ‘1619 Project’ under the new rules.
08/24/2022

From Primary Care To Plastic Surgery: 6 Black Docs On TikTok Who Are Changing The Way We Think About Medicine

These physicians are using their larger than life personalities and loyal following to spread the word on how to live a healthier lifestyle.
08/21/2022