A White House conference spotlighted the obstacles girls of color face in school. The Obama administration announced a set of tools to help school districts address sexual trauma and other needs of this neglected demographic.
San Francisco school board president set off a firestorm on social media for his proposal to rename George Washington H.S. He said no school should be named for slave holders.
A state judge ruled that Connecticut underfunds poor schools. The state now has a deadline to overhaul its system.
Marvel Comics unveils its lineup of special issues to promote math and science education. Three of the superheroes are Black.
Chicago public schools announced a record high graduation rate. The teachers union applauded the students, community organizations, and educators for more than a decade of hard work.
Northern Kentucky University students rallied against racism. A flier mocking Welcome Black Week sparked the protest.
In a joint complaint, the NAACP and two disabled Black students accuse Richmond, Virginia Schools of Discrimination. The U.S. Department of Education's Civil Rights Division is evaluating the allegations.
Opponents of public school closures have new evidence of discrimination. A new study says school closures disproportionately harm Black and poor students.
U.S. Secretary of Education John King shares his vision for education equity. NewsOne Now host Roland Martin and his panel evaluate King's vision and the likely education policies of the presidential candidates.
Advocates and educators say teachers can play a major role in bridging communities and schools. Teachers who know the community they serve are more effective.