education

Researchers found that just having one African-American educator can reduce one's risk of not finishing high school by 30 percent.

Basketball superstar LeBron James announced recently that his foundation plans to open a public school in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, for academically at-risk students, reports the Huffington Post. The foundation is working with the Akron Public Schools district to open the doors of I Promise School for students in the third and fourth grades in the […]

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

Ifeoma White-Thorpe has to make a tough decision among the elite schools vying for her enrollment.

Chance the Rapper announces the launch of the New Chance Arts and Literature Fund for Chicago public schools.

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

An African-American boy launches a book club featuring literature with positive Black characters.

Former First Lady Michelle Obama made a special appearance on Thursday night’s episode of FOX’s MasterChef Junior.

Senate Education Committee chairman John Eichelberger reportedly said during a town hall meeting that he blames failing urban school systems for minority students dropping out of college and that money would be better spent training them for vocational programs.

Marvel Comics character Riri Williams, an African-American woman superhero, was featured in MIT’s admissions video.

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.