Education

Some administrators in District of Columbia Schools are spending their grant money on arts programs. It's helping boys of color discover new career paths and develop life skills.

The Education Department accesses civil rights gains under President Obama. Activists are preparing for rollbacks under Trump's administration.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and To Kill a Mockingbird have been snatched from bookshelves as a Virginia school district decides whether or not to permanently ban the books.

Michelle Obama says enabling girls around the world to obtain an education is personal. A documentary that highlights her global efforts airs on CNN.

HBCU enrollment booms. Many point to the increasing racial turmoil on campuses as a driving force for the uptick.

A first-time teacher may have discovered a surefire way get students excited for the dreaded first day of school by creating a catchy rap song. Dwayne Reed, a fourth-grade teacher in Chicago, created a song to replace the typical “Welcome Back” newsletters the school gives out, the description on the video’s YouTubepage reads. The song […]

Photo By Raymond Boyd/Getty Images Spelman College, the nation’s top HBCU for women, is considering accepting transgender students. The news was announced by the college’s president late last week. The AJC.com reports: President Mary Schmidt Campbell included the information in a welcome back letter to the campus community on Thursday and posted on the private […]

Former homeless valedictorian decides to support other homeless students. He understands the obstacles homeless kids must overcome to be successful.

The man who broke a stained-glass window at Yale that showed slaves picking cotton will return to work. He apologized, and the university offered him his job back.

Students often lose much of what they learned during summer break. The so-called "summer slide" harms many Black students.