The Dept. of Education announces a new round of competitive grants for Promise Neighborhoods. Harlem Children’s Zone inspired the program.
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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.
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.
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.