Kodak Black

A 6th Grade Teacher Used Lyrics from Notoriously Foul Rapper Kodak Black for a Homework Assignment

by Zahara Hill

A Georgia teacher was suspended after assigning homework centered around lyrics from rapper Kodak Black. Read More

KKK assignment

Fifth-Graders Were Asked To Justify The Logic Of The Ku Klux Klan For A Homework Assignment

by Zahara Hill

The next question on the assignment asked students to imagine they were freed slaves and describe their level of satisfaction with their new lives. Read More

sexy teacher

The Debate Over #TeacherBae’s Outfits Misses the Point

by LaSha

There are few cyberspaces that make me as grateful for the Internet as Black Twitter. From the nostalgia to glorious shade to rallying cries for justice, Black Twitter is the... 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 Public School... 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... Read More

America’s Extreme Need for More Black Male Educators

America’s Extreme Need for More Black Male Educators

by Dr. Larry Walker

Recently, a friend sent me a YouTube video of a group of students stepping during homecoming. The video didn't appear any different than the... Read More

Empty Classroom

Detroit ‘Sick-out’ Movement Gains Momentum

by #teamEBONY

Teachers in Detroit are planning to protest outside of a court where a judge is to hear arguments in a case that could force... Read More

Flint Water and Detroit Schools: The Link Between Two Crises

Flint Water and Detroit Schools: The Link Between Two Crises

by Bankole Thompson

The crisis in Flint which has Michigan’s government looking everywhere for solutions is fueling demonstrations being staged by teachers in Detroit because one of... Read More

EBONY Magazine What Happened to All the Schools in New Orleans?

[KATRINA: 10 YEARS LATER]
What Happened to New Orleans Schools?

by R.L. Hill

When Angela Lockley started to reconstruct her family’s life after the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina, two big questions weighed on her mind: Where... Read More

 Nigerian teachers strike over kidnapped girls, killings of colleagues

Teachers in Nigeria Strike

by #teamEBONY

Nigerian teachers stage national strike.  Nigerian teachers went on strike and staged rallies nationwide on Thursday in protest against the kidnapping of more than... Read More