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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 ...


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....


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....


Obama Says US Can't Shy Away From Ebola Battle
President Obama believes Ebola can be contained and defeated....


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


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...


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


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 ...


Failing Detroit Public Schools Are No Longer the City’s Responsibility
The governor announced on Monday that starting in the fall of 2012 around 45 schools could be moved...


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...


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...


New Rules Aim to Rid Schools of Junk Food
Healthier pizzas, low-fat burgers and yogurt will be offered to kids instead....


Kanye West Makes Surprise Homecoming in Chicago
Yeezy blesses inaugural AAHH! Fest stage alongside Common to support Chi Town's youth employment in...


Commentary: Democrats Stand on the Wrong Side of History
Opportunity Scholarships under the Obama Administration are not so opportunistic for underprivilege...


Educator Steve Perry Is Taking on America's Failed Schools One Kid at a Time
Meet Steve Perry | an educator in Connecticut who created a prep school that raises the standards f...

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