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Demanding Quality Education for Your Child Is Your Right

During September, National School Success Month, we are revisiting education-themed articles such as this one originally publsihed in August 2016.

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs to Open Third Charter School in The Bronx

Sean “Diddy” Combs is determined to further his commitment to education, as the music mogul…

Common

Why We Shouldn’t Complain About Common Funding Charter School

Last week, the Chicago Sun-Times released an article announcing that Chicago native, rapper and actor, Common, was…

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[Goal Oriented] Ex-NBA Star Jalen Rose Uses School to Put Students In the Zone

The motto of the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy is “Enter a learner: Exit a leader.”…

DeVos

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

The school choice debate has perhaps never been more central to the national conversation than…

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

As America’s oldest civil rights organization, the NAACP has fought to this very day to…

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

Editor’s Note: The following op-ed was quoted in an earlier EBONY.com story on the topic…

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NAACP Resolution Makes Its Position on Charter Schools Clear

The NAACP has outlined its position on further expansion of the charter school movement and…

When Outsiders Take Over Schools: Lessons From Memphis

What Happens When Outsiders Take Over Poor, Urban Schools

Depending on who you talk to, Memphis is rapidly becoming one of the best cities…

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

Chicago Public Schools has issued a call for new charter schools only months after what…