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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.

Dr. Will Crossely, president of The Piney Woods School in Jackson, Mississippi, discusses the legacy of America’s largest black boarding school. He breaks down the mission…

For the second straight year, a student from Long Island, New York's Elmont Memorial High School has been accepted at all eight Ivy League schools, according to NBC 4 New York. The student, Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna, 17, who is the class valedictorian, has until May 1 to decide whether she'll attend one of the prestigious northeastern schools

A new report says the college graduation gap between Black and Whites students remains, even with an overall increase in graduation rates. But some institutions are successfully helping to close the gap.

A new survey finds that the number of college freshmen who plan to major in education is at a 45-year low. That raises alarm when coupled with the high turnover and retirement rate for teachers.

Analysis of federal data finds that charter schools suspend students at a higher rate than public schools do. It also reveals racial disparities in charter school suspensions.

Serena Williams will donate funds for supplies in Compton public schools. This is part of the #BestSchoolDay campaign that includes 50 celebrities who are donating to schools through the crowdfunding platform DonorChoose.org.

The unnamed male teacher at Green County High School in Greensboro, Georgia, is accused of calling Shaniaya Hunter, "the dumbest girl I have ever met." The comment came after Shaniaya experienced a number of absences due to an eye condition and asked the teacher in December for assistance catching up on her work, reports the New York Daily News.

The White House announces a plan to curb chronic school absenteeism. It incorporates mentorship and awareness.

Michelle Obama launched a project that will allow students and educators around the nation to access scores of e-books.

A pro-charter school group released a report that claims violence surged last year in New York City public schools by 23 percent. But education officials reject that claim.

In the face of a $480 million budget gap, an estimated 200 Chicago Public Schools employees are expected to receive pink slips in the latest round of belt-tightening at the nation's fourth largest school district.