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Texas Public Schools Removing Jim Crow and KKK Content From Textbooks
Texas public schools are removing passages about Jim Crow and the Klu Klux Klan and are revising th...


Confederate Flag Displays Banned in Schools in Charleston
Emblem cannot be displayed on apparel or vehicles....


Chicago Public Schools Release "Safe Passage" Routes to Ensure Student Safety
Chicago Public Schools have released their "Safe Passage" routes to ensure that students will be sa...


Chicago to Close 54 Schools to Address $1B Deficit
Chicago Public Schools officials say they will close 54 schools as part of a plan to address the di...


In New York City, a Brewing Fight Over Charter Schools
New York City's mayor and the state's governor are in a public skirmish about charter schools....


Chicago Schools Start With More 'Safe Passage' Safety Guards
For the first several weeks of school, students will be watched over by hundreds of adult guards....


Selma Coming to High Schools Everywhere
Paramount to give free DVDs of film to every high school in the U.S....


This Day in Black History: Oct. 29, 1969
The Supreme Court orders immediate school desegregation on Oct. 29, 1969....


Detroit Public Schools to Self-Govern for Upcoming Year
Detroit Public Schools has announced it will allow 10 high schools to self-govern for the upcoming ...


Did Chicago Public Schools Target Black Teachers in Layoff Plans?
The Chicago Teachers Union says African-American teachers from poorest schools make up the bulk of ...


Study: D.C. Public Schools Have the Largest Achievement Gap
According to a 2011 federal education study, the gap between Black and white students in D.C. is tw...


Philadelphia Public Schools Slash Obesity Rates by 5 Percent
Within four years, Philadelphia public schools slashed its obesity rates by 5 percent, according to...


Jeezy Donating 1,000 Backpacks to Atlanta Students
The Snowman and his Street Dreamz Foundation team for annual charity drive....


Chicago to Name High School After President Obama
The selective college preparatory high school will open in 2017 with a freshman class....


Detroit to Cut Number of Public Schools by Half
The state of Michigan approved a plan to close 70 Detroit schools over the next few years in an eff...


Teachers Take Charge to Save Ailing Public Schools
LOS ANGELES – Four years ago, Francis Parkman Middle School was spiraling downward with plumm...


San Diego Public Schools to Consider Campus Ads
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Some San Diego schools would allow ads in classrooms, libraries, and other c...


Schools Face Big Budget Holes as Stimulus Runs Out
SAN FRANCISCO – The nation's public schools are falling under severe financial stress as stat...


Does the White House Understand the Value of an HBCU Education?
Congressional Black Caucus members say HBCUs need more support....


New York City Mandates Sex Education for Public School Students
There will be a special focus on educating African-American and Latino boys to address the rising H...

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