High school

A Gary, IN teen has proven that hard work really does pay off.  18-year-old high school student Raven Osborne is about to graduate from college before even receiving her high school diploma.  Osborne graduates from college on May 5th, and doesn’t graduate high school until May 22nd. Wait, how is that even possible?  Osborne currently attends […]

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About three months ago, high school student Amy Joyner-Francis lost her life after she was involved in an altercation with three other girls in a women’s restroom at her school.  A 16-year-old female was formally charged in Joyner-Francis’ death, and now the judge is considering charging her as an adult. The 16-year-old, appeared in court this past Monday, where […]

Education is one of the topics that must be addressed by both Republican and Democratic presidential candidates, because it is what many consider to be the “great equalizer” in America. As many of NewsOne Now’s viewers know, Roland Martin and the University of Phoenix are committed to promoting initiatives that further academic achievement. Martin caught […]

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16-year-old Destyni Tyree may look like a normal carefree teenager, but she is actually one of 1.3 million homeless students in the U.S.  Tyree refused to be part of another statistic, so she worked hard to graduate two years early with a 4.0 GPA, and she has also received a full ride scholarship to college. Tyree’s mother lost […]

Earl Davis of Ft. Wayne, IN was on his way to a job interview when he noticed a boy working out on the side of the road.  Davis was curious why the boy appeared to be weight training with homemade resistance weights made of tires chained around his waist. Davis then turned around to ask […]

The two youngest victims of the massacre were only teenagers with bright futures ahead of them.

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About three weeks ago, high school student Amy Joyner-Francis lost her life after she was involved in an altercation with three other girls in a women’s restroom at her school.  The three other females involved have now been formally charged in the death of 16-year-old Joyner-Francis. Cell phone video footage from the incident has been […]

The incident occurred Saturday around 1 p.m. when police responded to a call that Dyzhawn Perkins, 19, was behaving erratically at a local grocery store and later attacked an elderly couple who lived nearby, WTVR reports. When two Buckingham County police officers later found Perkins at a nearby home, he reportedly jumped through a plate-glass window and allegedly attacked one of the officers.

Turns out, Obama was actually given the opportunity to speak at the 17-year-old's ceremony, but he turned it down because he'll be too busy crying.

According to reports, the U.S. high school dropout rate has significantly plunged over the past few years. In 2008, there were 1 million dropouts and…

It's unclear who the students in the dated video are, or if their behavior was addressed by the school. But what this video does show is that teachers do indeed get bullied.

Students from Tolman High School in Pawtucket, Rhode Island were pepper sprayed and arrested by police during a protest that were sparked after an officer body slammed a teenager to the ground earlier this week.