Department Of Education
HBCUs that experienced bomb threats could apply for grant funds and other resources as a part of the Project School Emergency Response to Violence (Project SERV) program, the Department of Education announced.
The agency took to Twitter in an attempt to highlight African-American icon W.E.B Du Bois and misspelled his last name.
The U.S. Department of Education misspelled W.E.B. Du Bois’ name on Twitter while trying to pay homage to the civil rights leader.
The Departments of Education and Justice urged schools to examine their use of police officers to discipline students. They offer guidelines and tools to revise their policies.
Ivory Toldson is leaving his post as executive director of the White House Initiative on HBCUs. Deputy Undersecretary of Education Kim Hunter Reed will serve as acting executive director.
The Department of Education reported a record number of civil rights complaints. Sec. of Education John King told NewsOne that he's optimistic, but there's more work to do.
U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez recently joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss returning trade skill training and technical education back to our nation’s schools. Sec. Perez explained in the not-so-distant past, “We as a nation devalued over a series of decades … devalued career technical education, we called it shop.” “Today’s CTE is so different and we have […]
U.S. Education Department proposes new rules to standardize how states identify special education students. The Obama administration suspects there is racial bias in the system.
According to new data from the Department of Education, graduation rates for Black and Hispanic students increased by nearly four percentage points from 2011 to 2013, outpacing growth for all students in the nation. Even though the gap between Black and Hispanic students and their White/Asian counterparts is closing and more minorities are receiving high school diplomas, the […]
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