School Choice

Several education news stories in 2016 impacted the African-American community. Black educators reached new heights and the community debated school choice.

Watch Roland Martin, Howard Fuller, Nina Rees, guest host Avis Jones-DeWeever, and the NewsOne Now panel discuss the charter school versus traditional school debate in the video clip above.

Dr. Karen Thomas, Founder and CEO of Marion P. Thomas Charter School in Newark, New Jersey, and Ana Ponce, Chief Executive Officer of Camino Nuevo Charter Academy in Los Angeles, California spoke with Roland Martin about the benefits of charter schools during Monday's edition of NewsOne Now.

Dr. Steve Perry is a man on mission — a mission to help educate African-American youth. According to www.WeareCapitalPrep.org, the goal is simple — provide…

Cornell Belcher discusses polling data showing that 72 percent of Black parents favor charter schools.