Butler

Chicago Principal Creates Model for Educating Black Boys

by Marilyn Anderson Rhames / Education Post

Christopher Goins is the founding principal of Butler College Prep, a four-year-old charter high school on the far South Side of Chicago with a... Read More

students

Survey Finds Thousands of NYC Public School Students Are Homeless

by #teamEBONY

School can be a tough place for kids these days, and for thousands of New York City public school students that stress is compounded... Read More

Sisters Seek to Educate Black Youth on the History, Culture of African Diaspora

Sisters Seek to Educate Black Youth on the History, Culture of African Diaspora

by Sylvia Snowden

The African Diaspora doesn’t have to feel so far away, thanks to the cleaver idea of two sisters. Williette and Watchen Nyanue immigrated to... Read More

Common on Adversity and Young People of Color

Common on Adversity and Young People of Color

by Sylvia Snowden

There’s an old saying that “if White America has a cold, Black America has the flu.” Well, that old saying is now being backed... Read More

Segregation

School Segregation Can End, If We Stop Feeding It

by Mark Anderson / Education Post

New York schools have a problem, as do many other schools across our nation. Our children are so segregated from others who aren’t of... Read More

CPS’ Chief Education Officer Talks City’s New H.S. Grad Plan

CPS’ Chief Education Officer Talks City’s New H.S. Grad Plan

by LaToya Cross

During an interview with CBS last week, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced the “Learn Plan Succeed” plan, which intends to motivate students to think... Read More

Budget

NY Becomes 1st State to OK Tuition-Free College at Public Institutions

by #teamEBONY

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo introduced a tuition-free plan for the state in January. Lawmakers agreed to include it in the state’s budget, which... Read More

black

African-American Students More Likely to Succeed with Black Teachers

by Shantell E. Jamison

A new study that takes a look at the long-run impact of same-race teachers reveals that Black students who have Black teachers are more... Read More

New Jersey Teen Gets Admitted to All 8 Ivy League Schools

New Jersey Teen Gets Admitted to All 8 Ivy League Schools

by #teamEBONY

Most high school seniors are lucky enough to get into eight schools, let alone the best of the best. But one New Jersey teen... Read More

Why Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Should Rethink His H.S. Grad Plan

Why Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Should Rethink His H.S. Grad Plan

by LaToya Cross

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a plan that has Windy City residents scratching their heads and wrenching their hands — and maybe even wondering how... Read More