On this segment of Access Houston KG Smooth welcomes the founders of You Are A Queen and Kings II Kings, Sena Pierre and Kenton Barnes, respectively, along with Ron Jemison Jr. of Franklin Barber & Beauty Institute, to talk about Student Appreciation Day. Theses two non-profits, along with Franklin Barber & Beauty, has teamed up […]

An English teacher at Cliffside Park High School in New Jersey was recorded last week yelling at a three students to not speak Spanish. The English teacher was substituting for an Algebra class when she was reprimanded the three students for speaking to each other in Spanish. One of those students was Vianery Cabrera, 16, […]

A teacher from Brazil taught a lesson in loving yourself and dismissing negativity just by changing her hair. It’s not new information that kids can be really mean sometimes. However, BBC.com reports that Ana Barbara Ferreira of Sao Paulo decided to lift the spirits of a little girl who was being bullied in a slightly […]

A group of Michigan school staffers are in hot water after a video of them surfaced having an extremely inappropriate conversation.

With Donald Trump‘s surprising win over Hillary Clinton last week, the world seems to be getting more and more mean-spirited everyday. A California middle school teacher is under fire after being recorded telling minority students that their parents would be deported, leaving them to be placed in foster care following Trump’s victory. According to reports, […]

In a truly touch video, you can see a group of 400 students from Nashville’s Christ Presbyterian Academy outside of their teacher, Ben Ellis’ house singing to him. Mr. Ben Ellis is a teacher who teaches Latin and Bible studies at the school and he is currently battling an aggressive form of cancer. The school’s […]

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In a world full of sadness and bad news, it’s always refreshing to run across something that truly changes your perspective on life and generally serves as an uplifting message to carry with you. That’s exactly what a viral video of a martial arts instructor and his student have managed to do, as it’s also […]

Three 7th grade students in Honolulu took on race, privilege, and self-actualization in a podcast posted on Twitter by their teacher.


A Baltimore school police officer, captured slapping and kicking a student last month in a viral video, will not face child abuse charges, reports The Baltimore Sun.

In 2009, the organization launched the Y-Scholars (referred to as Rowe Scholars for high schoolers), a comprehensive program that targets students from low-income families, shepherding them through the education pipeline into college.

Scores of Boston Public School students walked out of class to protest proposed education budget cuts. They gave voice to fears about how cuts would harm their education.