Houston school district approves $1.2 M to rename schools honoring the Confederacy. The divisive plan goes into effect for the 2016-17 school year.
A survey found that students brought more than 185 guns to school so far for this academic year. The group that conducted the survey laments that there's no federal gun safety law in place.
Atrocious school conditions prompted the union to seek outside help to show the DPS just how harmful the lack of resources are for children.
In the face of a $480 million budget gap, an estimated 200 Chicago Public Schools employees are expected to receive pink slips in the latest round of belt-tightening at the nation's fourth largest school district.
Michigan's water crisis in Flint has also opened up concern for the state's school issues in Detroit, U.S. Uncut reports.
With extensive training, community outreach and research, The Hip-Hop Education Center assesses how hip-hop can play an important factor in education. Currently, there are 300 international programs that use the genre to infiltrate social change in the minds of adults and youths.
The FLOTUS penned a passionate op-ed for the Atlantic about her education initiative with President Barack Obama.
A group of teachers, principals, and administrators from Atlanta were found guilty this week of taking part in one of the nation’s biggest cheating scandals…
The Mississippi Legislature passed a bill allowing student-led prayer in public schools with a majority vote in both the Senate and the House Senate…
As we get ready for back to school… it looks some schools are not only pushing for students to dress for success but teachers are being required to tighten it up! According to this article from Fox News: Flip flops, tattoos, cutoff shorts and body piercings are quickly falling out of favor—for teachers. At some […]
In an effort to pass Florida’s new “Pull Your Pants Up” law, State Senator Gary Siplin showed up to Orlando schools on the first day of classes to hand belts to students whose pants sagged. “We want our kids to believe they’re going to college, and part of that is an attitude, and part of that […]
Audio Included in Post. Runs 52 Minutes. Audio ©2011 WTLC/Radio One. Stand for Children is a national and local grassroots organization working for educational reform. They’ve just started an Indiana chapter. The National Director of Stand for Children is Jonah Edelman, son of legendary civil rights and child rights advocate Marian Wright Edelman. Jonah appeared […]