Public Schools

A champion of equity in education, Lindsay Love planned to attend a conference for school board members in urban districts. But conservatives tried to twist the purpose of the conference claiming it proved the district supported critical race theory.

Harlem-bred designer and stylist Ashlee Muhammad is using fashion as an avenue to benefit public elementary schools.

Watch Roland Martin, Howard Fuller, Nina Rees, guest host Avis Jones-DeWeever, and the NewsOne Now panel discuss the charter school versus traditional school debate in the video clip above.

Roland Martin and NewsOne Now discuss the benefits of Black-owned charter schools.

Educator and author Chris Emdin has some practical advice for teachers who want to more effectively teach and reach Black students and has detailed these practices in his new book, "For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood and the Rest of Y'all too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education."

Florida defends itself in court for allegedly failing to provide quality education to poor and minority students. The judge could order the legislature to redesign education funding and take other measures to level the field for all students.

A report says NYC's Education Department fails to meet the special education needs of thousands of students. The report blames the city's faulty multi-million-dollar tracking system.

Wednesday Aug. 26 at 11 am ET/10 am CT watch the National Urban League's town hall on the city's schools 10 years after Hurricane Katrina. NewsOne.com will livestream the discussion. Don't miss it!

Chicago Public Schools Chief Barbara Byrd-Bennett has resigned from office amid a federal investigation into a $20.5 million no-bid contract to one of her former employers, according to The Chicago Tribune. Byrd-Bennett, who has not been accused of wrongdoing, announced the leave via a statement on Friday; it went into effect Monday. She did not […]

A substitute teacher at a middle school in Prince Georges County, Maryland is being investigated on charges of disciplining students with a belt last week, according to Washington D.C.’s Fox 5. In the video, the unnamed male teacher can be seen hoisting a belt and thrusting it down forcefully toward the floor at what appears […]

Once thought of as a practice traditionally dominated by White Christian families in the rural South, homeschooling as an alternative to urban public school education is an increasing phenomenon among a number of Black families, according to a recent BBC report. SEE ALSO: Southern Miss Apologizes For “Green Card” Chant Citing a range of factors, […]

D.C. Public Schools let go of hundreds of teachers today, as part of the policy introduced by former education chancellor Michelle Rhee to let go of low-performing educators. The District on Friday fired some 227 teachers and gave raises and bonuses to more than 600 teachers, based on numbers generated by its controversial teacher evaluation […]