San Francisco school board president set off a firestorm on social media for his proposal to rename George Washington H.S. He said no school should be named for slave holders.
NY launches mental health initiative for young children. Researchers say that children of color disproportionately lack access to quality mental health services.
The Dept. of Education announces a new round of competitive grants for Promise Neighborhoods. Harlem Children's Zone inspired the program.
Watch Roland Martin, Rep. G.K. Butterfield, Rev. William Barber, Edith Bartley, and the NewsOne Now panel discuss the battle against SB 873 in the video clip above.
A total of 94 schools were shut down Monday as teachers protested the news that they would not receive pay. The district has about 46,000 students in 97 schools.
The Department of Education announced funding for new tools to help those returning from prison. Grants offer a means to establish and build on existing programs. At the same time, a tool kit offers other resources.
With all of the negative publicity concerning Black youth in Chicago, it's important to take note of positive stories and this one is truly unique: The Huffington Post reports that Chicago twins, Deprice and Shaprice Hunt, were accepted into a combined 56 colleges and have earned about $1.6 million in scholarships.