The U.S. Department of Education investigates systemic racial discrimination in Pinellas County Schools. Federal education officials had previously criticized the district for its five failing predominantly Black elementary schools.
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Former Sec. of Education Arne Duncan takes new job in Chicago to help high school dropouts. He plans to create a program to teach them job skills to escape gang life.
Several Republicans joined Democrats to confirm John King for education secretary. King’s main task is implementing the sweeping new education law.
A Senate committee approved John King for education secretary. He awaits a confirmation vote from the full Senate.
An Inspector General report says the Education Department misled the public about the misdeeds of student loan companies. Lawmakers are outraged over the mistreatment of military service members.
A group of Black women who were kicked off a train while touring wineries in Napa Valley are seeking justice.
We were taken aback by an article that appeared in the New Pittsburgh Courier on February 5, 2015 that misrepresented The Pittsburgh Promise. As chairman…
A few years ago, there was widespread discussion around Pittsburgh, about whether to lower the academic standards for high school athletes. The advocates of lower…
Why does everything have to be a contest? Why can’t we just do the right thing? I’m talking about the Pittsburgh Promise. Joseph Kennedy is…