Rose

[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

DeVos

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

by James E. Ford / EducationPost.org

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

Charter

NAACP President: Why We Should Pause the Expansion of Charter Schools

by Cornell William Brooks

As America’s oldest civil rights organization, the NAACP has fought to this very day to give each of the nation’s youngest citizens a quality... Read More

Charter

Why the NAACP’s Position on Charter Schools is a Mistake

by Rev. Ronald Slaughter

Editor’s Note: The following op-ed was quoted in an earlier EBONY.com story on the topic of the NAACP and charter schools. At a time... Read More

charter

NAACP Resolution Makes Its Position on Charter Schools Clear

by #teamEBONY

The NAACP has outlined its position on further expansion of the charter school movement and has called for a moratorium on it. At its... Read More

Demanding Quality Education for Your Child Is Your Right

Demanding Quality Education for Your Child Is Your Right

by Charles Cole III / Education Post

Recently, the NAACP called for a moratorium on charter schools, which would deal a blow to African-American families and their right to school choice. There are... Read More

When Outsiders Take Over Schools: Lessons From Memphis

What Happens When Outsiders Take Over Poor, Urban Schools

by The Atlantic

Depending on who you talk to, Memphis is rapidly becoming one of the best cities to teach in America—or one of the worst. For... Read More

[ENOUGH] CPS Calls for New Charter Schools Despite Closures and Budget Cuts

[ENOUGH] CPS Calls for New Charter Schools Despite Closures and Budget Cuts

by Rod McCullom

Chicago Public Schools has issued a call for new charter schools only months after what has been described as “the largest shakeup ever attempted... Read More

Why Are Texas Schoolchildren Being Taught ‘the Curse of Ham?’

Why Are Texas Schoolchildren Being Taught ‘the Curse of Ham?’

by Michael Arceneaux

Mirror, mirror on the wall, why must my home state be so adamant about making sure its children become the dumbest of them all?... Read More

STILL SEPARATE, STILL UNEQUAL:
The School Divide Continues

STILL SEPARATE, STILL UNEQUAL:
The School Divide Continues

by R. L'Heureux Lewis-McCoy, PhD

Despite the rhetoric of change and racial transcendence the schools that our children attend are deeply segregated. In fact, according to scholars like Gary Orfield, schools... Read More