education

The Ohio Department of Education released its annual Ohio School Report Cards Thursday. Assigning overall letter grades to each district and to each public, community, dropout, and recovery, and career technical school in the state. It’s the second year in which districts and schools received overall letter grades. They are calculated using results in six […]

He says many kids don't have mentors to keep them on track, as he had growing up.

Yara Shahidi has got her pick of schools to attend this fall! As college acceptance season begins to wind down, many high school seniors are still waiting to find out which school they got into. The Black-ish star, however, doesn’t have to wonder because she got into all the schools she applied for. Shahidi, who […]

The students and staff of Nichols Junior High, a predominantly black and Hispanic Title 1 school in Arlington, Texas, should be immediately removed from their school building. Something there appears to be poisoning and sickening them. Since this current school year began, over 500 medical complaints have been filed. Yeah, 500. These aren’t kids playing […]

NewsOne focuses in March 2017 on the steep uphill climb of Black girls in the K-12 public school system.

A young man’s dream of space exploration is that much closer to reality when he graduates college this spring. But that’s not even the most amazing part of his story. When he graduates this May, he’ll be just 19-years-old. That’s right, when most students are either just starting or completing their freshman year, 19-year-old Ronald […]

John Wilson, President, Morehouse College, says he doesn’t know if Trump’s HBCU executive order will make an impact.

HBCUs are still relevant in training skilled educators at a time when teacher diversity is needed.

3/1/17- Roland Martin talks to Omarosa Manigault and Howard University’s Dr. Greg Carr about the HBCU executive order, Pell Grants and more. “It tells the agency what the President wants to get done. This President has done this within the first 40 days. We’ve moved the Executive Director from three tiers down, which is where President […]

If you were like me, you had to take handwriting classes, which taught you how to write legibly and in cursive. If so, it may surprise you that many teachers are not teaching this important skill as much as they use to in the past. Now, some state lawmakers want to bring back handwriting classes […]

Byron Jones, the EVP and CFO of University of Phoenix, talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about Saving Tomorrow, Today, a partnership with Florida A&M University to offer online courses for minority K12 students and prepare them for higher education while also helping to create a pipeline for future HBCU attendance. Click the link below to […]

  Howard University President Wayne Frederick welcomed U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos with open arms. Only time will tell if Frederick made a wise decision. DeVos, the polarizing Education Secretary, got her first photo-op at a historically Black college since her razor-thin confirmation thanks to Frederick’s high-profile meeting. A billionaire who is facing mounting […]