A judge dismisses a case from a St. Louis mother who says her school district’s desegregation plan is racially discriminatory. Her legal team expects to take its fight to the Supreme Court.
A new survey found that education policy tops the list of issues that young adults care about. That’s especially true for African-Americans.
A homeless Georgia teen biked six miles to return to college. Strangers donated thousands of dollars to help him.
The Dept. of Education announces a new round of competitive grants for Promise Neighborhoods. Harlem Children’s Zone inspired the program.
A philanthropy organization awards nearly $3 million in grants toward education programs in Kentucky for Black boys. Observers praised the award, but warned that Black girls are being neglected.
Students often lose much of what they learned during summer break. The so-called “summer slide” harms many Black students.
A Black worker at Yale smashed a stained-glass window that depicted slaves picking cotton. He lost his job and faces a felony.
Ohio public school students outscored private school voucher students. Shocked, school choice advocates try to see the glass half full.
An Education Department report finds a dramatic increase in prison spending over education funding. The Obama administration is calling for a reprioritization.
The University of Alabama announced a new plan to address racism among its sororities and fraternities. This comes after a campus newspaper exposed systemic racism in the membership selection process.