At a time when many messages for young girls seem to be conflicting, Baton Rouge teens are experiencing an influx of organizations and programs designed to show them how amazing and powerful they are in the world. From Black Girls ...
A new study conducted by Rice University suggests that “family and community engagement” were the biggest drivers of a parent’s satisfaction with their child’s school.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the approval of 88 Smart Schools Investment Plans aimed at reimagining teaching and learning for the 21st century.
Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña has launched Computer Science Education Week (Dec. 4-10), a global effort encouraging computer science education, and she has announced New York City’s new CS4All Hack League, a citywide coding competition.
The New York Civil Liberties Union has called out a state senator for suggesting armed police be put in schools.
South Bronx youths are about to make the neighborhood a whole lot safer with the introduction of a website that will allow users to anonymously submit tips about crime and safety concerns in the neighborhood.
Children of undocumented parents live in fear that their parents will be arrested. They are hypervigilant in their surroundings. They almost always fear the Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid, and there’s never a respite from the dread of what might ...
There’s a large blowup photo/poster of famed singer Alberta Hunter in the office of the Edwards Sisters’ Realty in Harlem. Hunter’s naked body is partially covered and at the bottom of the photo is her inscription to a Charlie Parker.
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) generate $14.8 billion in economic impact annually, according to a stunning new report by the United Negro College Fund (UNCF).
More than 4,000 Newark Public Schools students got a surprise Friday when they were all given free Sprint wireless devices.
The McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University Silver School of Social Work, has announced Dr. Christina M. Greer, associate professor of political science at Fordham University and media commentator, as the 2018 McSilver Fellow in ...
Among the several riveting discoveries disclosed in Tiya Miles’ book “The Dawn of Detroit—A Chronicle of Slavery and Freedom in the City of Straits” (The New Press, 2017) is the extended discussion on Elizabeth Denison Forth.
James B. Milliken, chancellor of the City University of New York, announced today in a letter to the University community that he plans to step down as chancellor at the end of the academic year.
GoFundMe recently announced a partnership with Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), the nation's largest organization exclusively representing the Black College Community.
Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine is holding a 10th anniversary gala at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Dec. 6 at 6:30 p.m. to celebrate the launch of the school and contributions of its founders, who opened it ...