U.S. Secretary of Education John King shares his vision for education equity. NewsOne Now host Roland Martin and his panel evaluate King’s vision and the likely education policies of the presidential candidates.
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Homeless among students is a growing national crisis. The Department of Education has issued guidance to states and school districts on how to address this issue.
The Dept. of Education announces a new round of competitive grants for Promise Neighborhoods. Harlem Children’s Zone inspired the program.
An Education Department report finds a dramatic increase in prison spending over education funding. The Obama administration is calling for a reprioritization.
Secretary of Education John King is urging charter schools to take a different approach to school discipline. Research shows that charter schools suspend students–especially children of color–at a higher rate than public schools.
New data from the Education Department reveals inequality in school districts across the nation. Black students are experiencing fewer education opportunities and disproportionate suspensions.
The new federal education law grants states and school districts more decision-making authority. This raises concerns for many about the future of education equity.
The Department of Education hosted a national teacher diversity summit. It also released new data on the issue.
The Department of Education reported a record number of civil rights complaints. Sec. of Education John King told NewsOne that he’s optimistic, but there’s more work to do.
Banning the box on college applications, “ensures that every young person has a shot,” Valerie Jarrett, senior advisor to the President, said.