Jaden Smith Compares School to Prison: There Are Too Many Correlations!

Jaden Smith Compares School to Prison: There Are Too Many Correlations!

by Jessica Bennett   Jun 04, 2018

Jaden Smith has always thought outside of the box, recently sharing his ideas on the public school system, which he believes is far too... Read More

Chance the Rapper

Chance the Rapper Donates $1 Million to Chicago Public Schools

by #TeamEBONY   Mar 06, 2017

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   Feb 07, 2017

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

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NAACP Resolution Makes Its Position on Charter Schools Clear

by #teamEBONY   Oct 17, 2016

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   Aug 30, 2016

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   Oct 13, 2015

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   Apr 15, 2015

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

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Is This the End of Teachers Unions?

by R. L'Heureux Lewis-McCoy, PhD   Jun 18, 2014

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   Mar 20, 2014

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   Oct 31, 2013

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