charter schools

Dr. Steve Perry questions the motives of the NAACP's Board of Directors in calling for a moratorium on charter school expansion.

Dr. Karen Thomas, Founder and CEO of Marion P. Thomas Charter School in Newark, New Jersey, and Ana Ponce, Chief Executive Officer of Camino Nuevo Charter Academy in Los Angeles, California spoke with Roland Martin about the benefits of charter schools during Monday's edition of NewsOne Now.

Cornell Belcher discusses polling data showing that 72 percent of Black parents favor charter schools.

Renowned journalist Soledad O’Brien joined Roland Martin Monday on NewsOne Now to discuss the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and what has changed since the…

In Arizona, a charter school has come under heavy criticism for using books that feature questionable religious teachings. The Americans United for Separation of Chuch…

I’ve spent my entire career as a civil rights activist and anti-violence advocate. I hear from folks all over the country about how fed-up they…

Marvin Sapp is not just a grammy-nominated gospel artist. He is the founder of The Grand Rapids Ellington School of Arts and Technology, a performing arts…

Voters in Atlanta and throughout the state of Georgia have approved a constitutional amendment that gives the state more authority to create and approve charter schools. The amendment, which had strong support and opposition, passed by a 58-to-42 margin on Election Night. Supporters of the measure argued that its passage would mean more opportunities for […]

NBC has devoted a week to focus  on America’s troubled schools. “Education Nation” takes an in-depth look at reforming our education system. What’s at the heart of the problem in our nation’s public schools? What reforms are working and how can those solutions be part of a national model? “Meet the Press” featured a conversation […]