charter schools

Chicago South Side educators are using innovative methods to reach their students. Winning a social entrepreneur award has opened new doors for PilotEd.

The Black Lives Matter platform addresses the need for education reform.

No new charter schools. That’s the request from the NAACP. The historic and iconic civil rights organization has approved a resolution calling for a moratorium on the expansion of Charter Schools in America. The resolution states in part: “Charter schools have contributed to the increased segregation rather than diverse integration of our public school system… “Weak oversight […]

Secretary of Education John King is urging charter schools to take a different approach to school discipline. Research shows that charter schools suspend students--especially children of color--at a higher rate than public schools.

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.

Educator and author Chris Emdin has some practical advice for teachers who want to more effectively teach and reach Black students and has detailed these practices in his new book, "For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood and the Rest of Y'all too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education."

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

The New Orleans School Board’s firing of 7500 employees in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina lacked decency, leadership and integrity. SEE ALSO: CBC Message To America: Some…

Renowned journalist Soledad O’Brien joined Roland Martin Monday on NewsOne Now to discuss the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and what has changed since the…

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Friday, June 19, 2015. (Interview Starts at 01:31 Mark On the PODCAST Media Player) Kevin Chavous is an Indianapolis native who has become one of the foremost spokespersons for education reform and school choice inn the country. A self proclaimed Voice for America’s Children, this former Washington DC City Councilman, […]

DOWNLOADABLE DETAILED DATA AND CHARTS AT BOTTOM OF POST! African-American high school students have made remarkable progress in graduating on time from Indiana high schools, with nearly four-in-five graduating on time in the state and in Indianapolis. According to the 2014 Graduate Rate data released by the Indiana Department of Education, the statewide Black graduate […]