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In Passionate Speech, Detroit Teen Details Importance of Education to Betsy DeVos

by #teamEBONY

On Tuesday, Betsy DeVos, 59, President-elect Donald J. Trump’s pick for education secretary, stood before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee for a rare... Read More


5 Things to Know About the Student Loan Lawsuit Against Navient

by #teamEBONY

Federal regulators have filed a lawsuit against Navient Corp., the nation’s biggest student loan company, which had been part of Sallie Mae until spinning... Read More


The iZone, How School Districts are Closing the Achievement Gap

by Alisha Tillery

Hamilton Middle School, in the heart of South Memphis, isn’t your average middle school. Instead of the sound of chatty and energetic adolescents by... Read More

With A Sessions-Led DOJ, What Does the CPD Probe Really Mean?

With A Sessions-Led DOJ, What Does the CPD Probe Really Mean?

by Shari Runner

On November 24th, 2015, people in Chicago and around the world watched in disbelief as the horrific dashcam video of a White Chicago Police... Read More


The Civil Rights Threat Hovering Over the Dept. of Education

by Chris Stewart / Citizen.Education

The U.S. Department of Education’s overburdened Office of Civil Rights must be sweating as they face leadership changes in both their department and in... Read More


[Goal Oriented] Ex-NBA Star Jalen Rose Uses School to Put Students In the Zone

by Char’Nese Turner

The motto of the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy is “Enter a learner: Exit a leader.” But this philosophy is something that the Detroit public... Read More

To Tell The Truth…About Racism in Education

To Tell The Truth…About Racism in Education

by James E. Ford / Education Post

“If we would start telling the truth in schools, we would not have racism. We could cure racism in this country” —Jane Elliott These... Read More

8 Myths About HBCUs That Simply Aren’t True — And Why

8 Myths About HBCUs That Simply Aren’t True — And Why

by S. Tia Brown

Every year EBONY celebrates young Black women and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) with its Campus Queens competition. Inevitably, after the excited chatter... Read More


Why Black Families Should Be Skeptical of Trump’s Education Secretary Pick

by James E. Ford /

The school choice debate has perhaps never been more central to the national conversation than right now. With the NAACP’s recent call for a... Read More


What I Told My Black Students to Remember Under a Trump Presidency

by Sharif El-Mekki / Education Post

The morning after the election, Philadelphia was fresh off a six-day public transit strike. Now our students, who had demonstrated high levels of grit... Read More