Analysis of federal data finds that charter schools suspend students at a higher rate than public schools do. It also reveals racial disparities in charter school suspensions.

Credit: GETTY A church promoting school choice is enlisting the help of a gospel heavy-hitter to empower parents to take control of their children’s education.…

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In recognition of the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Roland Martin and News One Now explore the New Orleans education system.

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The school choice battle rages on — public school proponents believe their way of implementing education is the best way, while proponents of charter schools…

  Pastor and gospel singer Marvin Sapp’s Grand Rapids Ellington Academy of Arts and Technology charter school is partnering with Amway and the nonprofit KaBOOM! to build…

  A Grand Rapids charter school founded by gospel singer Marvin Sapp announced Monday that next school year it will offer classes in grades pre-K…

  A Grand Rapids charter school has received approval to expand to offer classes for younger students. The Ellington Academy of Arts & Technology will begin…

This week the first charter school chartered not by the City or Ball State, but by the State of Indiana opens in midtown Indianapolis. It’s the Carpe Diem School and it introduces a new concept in education.  The school was founded by Arizona pastor and businessman Rick Ogsten. Interviewed on Afternoons with Amos, the Carpe […]

After being blasted by media and politicians for having the poorest scores in the recent IRead 3rd grade reading tests, Flanner House Charter School’s 3rd graders showed fought back with near perfect scores on ISTEP English/Language Arts tests. Afternoons with Amos broadcast live from the northside charter school to hear the FACTS from teachers and […]

Click Above for Interview. Runs 33 Minutes ©2011 WTLC/Radio One. Board members of Stonegate Early College High School, a Mayor’s charter school that suddenly announced that it would close December 16th, explain what happened to the school in an Afternoons with Amos interview. Board President Tracy Barnes and Board Member Darwin May explained the severe […]