education

Several education news stories in 2016 impacted the African-American community. Black educators reached new heights and the community debated school choice.

New York City plans to launch a college savings plan for kindergarten students from low-income families. The program encourages parents to put away small amounts consistently to make college affordable.

In the class, students explore how Black social movements have contributed to empowerment within the African-American community.

A survey of K-12 teachers found a high level of satisfaction with the profession. Here are some ways to pursue an education career.

Several Black parents refuse to allow their children to do the assignment. They say it teaches them to defend hate.

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser nominates Antwan Wilson for schools chancellor. Wilson would bring his reform-mindedness to schools in the nation's capital.

The report highlights the progress that has been made in regards to creating opportunities for women and girls of color.

A new study finds that income inequality has remained unchanged for less-educated working-class Black men for decades. However, high-income Black men with college degrees are narrowing the income gap with their White counterparts.

The Education Department accesses civil rights gains under President Obama. Activists are preparing for rollbacks under Trump's administration.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and To Kill a Mockingbird have been snatched from bookshelves as a Virginia school district decides whether or not to permanently ban the books.

Voters overwhelmingly turned down a constitutional amendment for the special statewide school district. At issue were education funds and control.

James Coleman's landmark study is still relevant today. Its findings about poverty and education continue to inform policymakers.