St. Louis Schools plan to draw down its long-running school desegregation program. Observers say the program achieved integration, but mixed academic results.
New York asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit by a teacher who claims she was fired for how she taught a Central Park Five Lesson. The city claims her lesson was not protected by the First Amendment.
Police reopened a criminal investigation into hazing at Alpha Phi Alpha at Virginia Tech. This comes after the university failed to follow its own protocol of sharing the results of its investigation with local authorities.
An attorney filed a third complaint accusing NYC schools of systemically mismanaging sex assault cases involving disadvantaged Black girls. While the city continues to review the cases, the lawyer for the girls is seeking a wider federal probe.
Black parents in Buffalo call attention to alleged institutional racism. They’re prepared to seek a federal civil rights investigation.
A Louisiana community celebrates the valedictorian banned from graduation ceremony over his refusal to shave his facial hair. The case raised questions about school districts selectively enforcing its policies.
The Rev. Al Sharpton and partners are launching a four-city tour to promote the reconnection of communities and schools. The cities are Atlanta, Richmond, Baltimore and Columbia.
Federal prosecutors filed a civil rights lawsuit against the NYC Education Department over a racist principal. The suit alleges that the department failed to address the principal’s behavior.
New data from the Education Department reveals inequality in school districts across the nation. Black students are experiencing fewer education opportunities and disproportionate suspensions.