The Wake County Board of Education will consider a permanent contract for a new superintendent with a vote on Tuesday.

Blackson, born in Ghana, opened "Michael Blackson Academy" in his hometown of Agona Nsaba. He says the school will be "free for all" and accommodate underserved 6th and 7th graders.


Nationally, they are the only group of girls disproportionately suspended in relation to their enrollment. The post Watch: Expert Dr. Andrea Joseph-McCatty Discusses Why Black Girls Are Disproportionately Suspended Compared To Their Counterparts appeared first on NewsOne.

A new agreement between Minneapolis Public Schools and a teachers union could result in white teachers being fired before teachers of color. The post Conservatives Big Mad That White Teachers In Minneapolis Could Get Laid Off Before Teachers Of Color appeared first on NewsOne.

Researchers found that just having one African-American educator can reduce one's risk of not finishing high school by 30 percent.

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

Ifeoma White-Thorpe has to make a tough decision among the elite schools vying for her enrollment.

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Shaun King, Senior Justice writer at the New York Daily News, tells the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the school in Arlington, Texas that seems to be poisoning children and teachers. Find out more about this horrific story. Listen below.  

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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 young man’s dream of space exploration is that much closer to reality when he graduates college this spring. But that’s not even the most amazing part of his story. When he graduates this May, he’ll be just 19-years-old. That’s right, when most students are either just starting or completing their freshman year, 19-year-old Ronald […]

An African-American boy launches a book club featuring literature with positive Black characters.