education

How would you feel about schools teaching sex abuse education??? Via: (WKRC) In light of recent sex abuse cases in the Cincinnati area, some local lawmakers have introduced a new bill that mandates child sex abuse education in Ohio schools. Rep. P. Scott Lipps says he decided to introduce the bill after hearing about the […]

He says many kids don't have mentors to keep them on track, as he had growing up.

On Friday, lawmakers in New York struck a budget deal that includes a provision to make public higher education tuition-free. After the deal, the state budget now includes the Excelsior Scholarship, an idea proposed by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo in January which covers tuition for any New Yorker accepted into a community college or public four-year university, […]

Chance the Rapper announces the launch of the New Chance Arts and Literature Fund for Chicago public schools.

NewsOne focuses in March 2017 on the steep uphill climb of Black girls in the K-12 public school system.

A school district agrees to pay three Black students $450,000 to settle a racial discrimination lawsuit.

Former First Lady Michelle Obama made a special appearance on Thursday night’s episode of FOX’s MasterChef Junior.

Senate Education Committee chairman John Eichelberger reportedly said during a town hall meeting that he blames failing urban school systems for minority students dropping out of college and that money would be better spent training them for vocational programs.

John Wilson, President, Morehouse College, says he doesn’t know if Trump’s HBCU executive order will make an impact.

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

New York City plans to launch a college savings plan for kindergarten students from low-income families. The program encourages parents to put away small amounts consistently to make college affordable.

In the class, students explore how Black social movements have contributed to empowerment within the African-American community.