The Dallas ISD Menu Advisory Committee held a presentation to unveil its Lean and Green initiative on March 25 during a monthly meeting. To demonstrate the Food and Child Nutrition Services’ healthier menu offerings, staff, students and parents were offered ...
High school sophomore Kymberlynn Jackson made history last month and is hoping that it will help take her future in a new direction.
High school boys basketball coach Robert Hughes, 86, achieved career milestones that might make any coach envious.
Increased investment in early childhood education and care can eradicate many of the racial success gaps that persist throughout society, according to a new report from the Center for American Progress.
According to a report released last week, 3.5 million K-12 public school students were suspended in the 2011-2012 school year – enough to fill every stadium seat in Super Bowl 1 through Super Bowl 45.
The walls that were once covered with music notes and faces of composers were bare. Various trophies and accolades collected over the last four-and-a-half decades were boxed. The dry erase board is how students would learn the notes do, re ...
As the Republican-led Congress prepares to update the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, civil rights groups, educators and student advocates fear that current proposals leave many poor and Black children behind.
Completing his final semester, Quentin Neroes spends most of his free time in Emmett J. Conrad High School’s Go Center, a college resource room for upperclassmen. It’s in the Go Center where he applies to the colleges of his choice. ...
Last year, more than half of Dallas County seniors failed to fill out Free Application for Federal Student Aid and Texas Application for State Financial Aid and missed out on more than $34 million in grants.
The University of Florida saw a more than 50 percent drop in enrollment of Black freshmen from 2007 to 2013 and a nearly 30 percent drop in overall enrollment of Black students.
The enshrinement of the 2015 Class of Inductees of the Parrish Texas Black Sports Hall of Fame will “Celebrate Athletic Brilliance” during a luncheon on Saturday.
They may come from worlds apart, but together, they share a common passion: environmental justice.
Today there is an urgent need to save our sons, stressed the African American Pastors Coalition during its annual Martin Luther King Jr. holiday celebration, held at Concord Church on Jan. 19.
The Texas Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear the state’s gargantuan, multiyear school finance case – and set a timetable that ensures there won’t be a decision until after the legislative session ends in June.
The U.S. Fund for UNICEF recently announced a new partnership to combat Ebola with a consortium of noted faith-based leaders who head up some of the largest African American churches and religious organizations in the country.