black students

Florida’s School-to-Prison Pipeline Is Largest in the Nation

Florida’s School-to-Prison Pipeline is the Nation’s Largest

It used to be that getting in a schoolyard fight meant a trip to the…

Members of the Morehouse College 2002 graduating class

Maryland’s HBCUs Rally for Funding and Support

More than 2,000 students and supporters of Maryland’s four historically Black colleges and universities will…

The graduating class of Livingston High School prepares for commencement June 3, 2008, in New Orleans.

The “Acting White Theory” Doesn’t Add Up

Do Black students purposefully underachieve because they attribute being smart to “acting White”? For more…

Derek Shrout

Alabama White Supremacist Charged With Plot to Blow Up Black Classmates

A 17-year-old Alabama high school student, Derek Shrout, who was arrested last week for allegedly plotting…

Experts explain that poor teachers and barriers to resources fuel an academic achievement gap.

What’s Stopping Black Students’ Success?

In an effort to improve educational offerings, some school districts across the country have taken…

The Civil Rights Wrong of Blaming Admissions Tests

The Civil Rights Wrong of Blaming the Elite High School Admission Test

I am thinking hard and critically about a “civil rights” complaint taken to the United…

Black Students Will be Hit Harder by Student Loan Debt

Unfortunate studies show that students of color will likely be hit with student loan debt…

High Numbers of Black Students in Special Education Being Addressed

A disturbing new report finds that thirty one percent African-American public school students are labeled…