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 ...
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.
The 25th annual Gardere MLK Jr. Oratory Competition, established in 1993, is hosted in conjunction with Martin Luther King Jr. Day to encourage the community to remember and pay tribute to the late civil rights leader’s legacy. The event is ...
Starting this month, Dallas County Community College District students – whether they are taking credit or continuing education classes – will be able to use their free DART Student GoPass for classes and travel around town.
After changing the game this school year by launching seven new collegiate academies and a Pathways to Technology Early College High School, Dallas ISD announced the launch of 10 new district collegiate academies for the 2017–2018 school year.