Iowa City Police are investigating the attack of a University of Iowa student as a hate crime. The victim’s family said the attack was unprovoked.
A Utah school district punishes a White teacher for using the N-word during a history class. The teacher said he meant no harm in using the word to explain its meaning before showing students the film ‘Glory.’
Secretary of Education John King talks with NewsOne about elevating the teaching profession. He wants to give teachers a voice and prepare them for the 21st century classroom.
A total of 94 schools were shut down Monday as teachers protested the news that they would not receive pay. The district has about 46,000 students in 97 schools.
Growing numbers of Black parents are deciding to homeschool their children. Racial bias and school safety are some of their major concerns.
NY state lawmakers have a plan to diversify NYC’s elite public high schools. The city has long sought a way to bring Blacks and Hispanics into the schools.
The U.S. Department of Education announced that Oklahoma City Schools settled a complaint over racially biased student discipline. The school district agreed to modify its policies. This follows a civil rights investigation into unfair treatment of African-American students.
Prince helped to launch a technology initiative to teach coding to Black youths. An emotional Van Jones said Prince worked generously behind the scenes to uplift African-American youths.
The Department of Education announced funding for new tools to help those returning from prison. Grants offer a means to establish and build on existing programs. At the same time, a tool kit offers other resources.
First Lady Michelle Obama hosted the third annual College Signing Day in Harlem. About 4, 000 high school seniors and several celebrities joined Mrs. Obama for the event to promote higher education.