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Black Twitter Hilariously Celebrates SCOTUS' Affirmative Action Decision

by #teamEBONY

After news of the Supreme Court ruling upholding Affirmative Action in… Read More

When a Mistake in School Can Cost You a Chance at Education

When a Mistake in School Can Cost You a Chance at Education

by Kate Weisburd / The Marshall Project

   The story is familiar: a high school… Read More

[Influencers] Meria Carstarphen Rebuilding Atlanta Schools from the Ground Up

[Influencers] Meria Carstarphen Rebuilding Atlanta Schools from the Ground Up

by Alisha Tillery

“Am I putting students first?” That’s the mantra of Meria Carstarphen, Ed.D, whose role, as the superintendent of Atlanta… Read More

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Teaching the Whole Child: Corey Carter

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Corey Carter, more affectionately known by his students as Mr. Carter, didn’t always envision himself as a teacher. Sitting in his public school… Read More

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Are Schools Purposely Trying to Steal Black Students’ Joy, or Nah?

by LaSha

A few months ago, I was at work and received a call from my son's school. Most moms will tell you they dread seeing the number of their child’s… Read More

Atmosphere of Unreported Assaults, Violence Grips NYC Schools

Atmosphere of Unreported Assaults, Violence Grips NYC Schools

by K. Barrett Bilali / Urban News Service

Osman Couey is a New York City teacher who allegedly threw Ka’Veon Wilson, a 7-year-old special-needs student, across a hallway at Harlem’s… Read More

The 5 Questions Black Parents Should Be Asking Their Kids' Schools

The 5 Questions Black Parents Should Be Asking Their Kids' Schools

by Charles Cole III / EducationPost.org

I spent nearly five years at a nonprofit focused on getting students in and through college. Many of the students who entered our program were not… Read More

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Seriously? Student Booted From Graduation For Wearing Kente Cloth

by Britni Danielle

Looks like we can add another item to the growing list of things that may get Black students kicked out of graduation. In addition to beards… Read More

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How Private Funders Help Black Students Get an Education

by Donna M. Owens

On a Sunday morning in April, dappled sunlight streamed through the stained glass windows of Rankin Chapel on the campus of Howard University. Seated… Read More

Speaking Racial Truth to Power in Education Reform

Speaking Racial Truth to Power in Education Reform

by Marilyn Anderson Rhames / EducationPost.org

Stay woke. I wore those two words on a small button at the NewSchools Venture Fund Summit in San Francisco this week. Initially, people chuckled… Read More

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