Retaining a year’s worth of learning during the summer break is a challenge, especially for children in low-income families.
Darryl Aikens met all the requirements for his diploma and inspired the Golden State Warriors with his tenacity.
Jahmir Smith's mother envisions him becoming a doctor and NFL player.
Raven Osborne, once labeled as having a learning disability, persevered with encouragement from her mom.
Students are under siege, over-policed, and marginalized in their communities and schools. That creates barriers to learning.
Black students disproportionately face a set of barriers to success that researchers call Adverse Childhood Experiences.
Ariyana Davis, 18, earned acceptance letters from 23 historically Black colleges and universities, with schools offering a total of $300,000…
Ifeoma White-Thorpe has to make a tough decision among the elite schools vying for her enrollment.
Nia Mya Reese also inspires other young writers in her school.
An African-American boy launches a book club featuring literature with positive Black characters.
Educators encourage girls of color to pursue their passion for technology and science.
Literacy advocates press for more books with diverse characters.
A record seven Black students won the prestigious Rhodes Scholarships. They are among an elite group of 32 American college…
A high school student reaches out to help a bullied classmate. He gives his new friend a gift of new…
A study finds that the stress of dealing with racism contributes to the academic achievement gap. Part of the solution…
A 10-year-old student mows lawns to help his mom pay for school supplies. He inspired others to help kids in…
GoFundMe is investigating a homeless student for possible fraud. Meanwhile, the $184,000 raised on his behalf is frozen.
Former homeless valedictorian decides to support other homeless students. He understands the obstacles homeless kids must overcome to be successful.
A new survey found that education policy tops the list of issues that young adults care about. That's especially true…
A homeless Georgia teen biked six miles to return to college. Strangers donated thousands of dollars to help him.
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