Chance the Rapper

Chance the Rapper Donates $1 Million to Chicago Public Schools

by #TeamEBONY

After meeting the governor of Illinois last week to discuss school funding, Grammy winning artist Chance the Rapper is putting his money exactly where his mouth... Read More

Betsy DeVos

Betsy DeVos Confirmation Gets Heated Reaction on Social Media

by #teamEBONY

Reaction to the Senate confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary got swift reaction from several corners standing in stern disagreement with the appointment.... 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

California Governor Bans Redskins Name at Public Schools

California Governor Bans Redskins Name at Public Schools

by #teamEBONY

Four California high schools will be forced to change mascots after Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation making the state the first to bar public... Read More

Rethinking Punitive School Discipline

Rethinking Punitive School Discipline

by Brooke Wilson and Cynthia Boateng

Mistakes are as common as they are guaranteed. No matter who you are, and regardless of your particular walk in life, you are bound... Read More

california teacher tenure public schools

Is This the End of Teachers Unions?

by R. L'Heureux Lewis-McCoy, PhD

On June 10th, a Superior Court judge in California struck down California’s teacher tenure laws. While you may not be a California resident, I... Read More

Kelley Williams-Bolar and daughters

Mom Jailed for Enrolling Kids in School Tells Her Story in New Book, Film

by Khadijah Z. Ali-Coleman

With Hollywood knocking on her door, Kelley Williams-Bolar will be marking 2014 as the year that her story is finally told in summation. In... 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