Education Secretary Betsy DeVos vowed support for the students at the at Bethune-Cookman University graduation ceremony May 10, but was nearly drowned out by booing and shouts of “Liar!” Many graduating students turned their back to her in protest.
Six Dallas ISD students will be awarded and join the 38 previous recipients of the 2017 Deloitte/NTPGA Fairway to Success Scholarships, according to Deloitte LLP,
EARTHACK is an event designed to inspire young minds to use technology to help solve real world issues with innovative solutions that can be used locally and on a global scale.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos shouldn’t speak at historically Black Bethune-Cookman University’s graduation because she will bring controversy to a sacred moment for students and their families, a granddaughter of the college’s founder said.
For many African Americans, a college education means a better paying career with opportunities for advancement – one of very few avenues for evening the economic playing field, according to The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education.
A group of eighth-grade students wants the Wake County school board to name a future school after a local African American family who fought for integration.
Former President Barack Obama met Sunday with at-risk young men and boys in his hometown of Chicago before his first major post-presidency speech.
The experiences of segregated school systems and the contrasting, modern promise of evolving and inclusive teaching for all students intersected at the African American Educators Hall of Fame 2017 induction ceremony held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Duncanville April ...
Many education specialists have stated that the best start to a good education is an early start, namely a high-quality, full-day prekindergarten program.
From underwater robotics to computer coding, the Dallas Independent School District STEM Department briefed trustees on the amazing work happening inside schools. STEM – science, technology, engineering and mathematics – provides students with opportunities to grow through hands-on activities and ...
Innovative ways to manage the cost of public school lunches; a hands-on approach to pushing back against childhood obesity; and the chance for a local high school culinary team to win a trip to Washington, D.C. – all three factors ...
Ambassador Ron Kirk, former U.S. Trade Representative under President Barack Obama – the first African American to hold the position – was presented with the inaugural James C. Belt Life Time Achievement Award Feb. 25. The ceremony took place during ...
For more than 100 years, the Union Missionary Baptist Church has stood proudly at 520 Houston St. in Jefferson, having sustained fires both literal and figurative throughout the tumultuous Reconstruction period following the Civil War.
A tennis commentator dropped by ESPN for a remark about Venus Williams during the Australian Open sued the sports network Feb. 14 for wrongful termination.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ attempt to mend fences with teachers and parents across the country got off to a rocky start, when she was confronted by angry protesters during her first visit to a public school.