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Toward a Black education agenda

The miseducation of Black children has increasingly become a burning issue in New York City.

Thomas McCants Stewart, jurist, educator, author and civil rights leader

Among the illustrious Black New Yorkers cited in Carla Peterson’s “Black Gotham: A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth Century New York City” is Thomas McCants Stewart.

Harlem School for the Arts announces major renovation

The Harlem School of the Arts at the Herb Alpert Center recently announced the start of a major construction project that will transform the 37,000 square foot facility.

Waters, Durbin Reintroduce Bill to Give Students Defrauded by For-Profit Colleges Their Day in Court

U.S. Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA-43) and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and have reintroduced bicameral legislation designed to strengthen students’ ability to hold for-profit colleges accountable in court for their misconduct.

All-male Morehouse College to begin admitting transgender students in 2020

Morehouse College, a historically black all-men’s school in Atlanta, will begin admitting transgender students who identify as men in 2020, according to a news release from the school.

Racial discrimination lawsuit filed against Bronx private school

A student at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School, a K-12 private school in the Bronx, announced that he and his parents filed a lawsuit against the institution Monday, April 1

High hopes in education: A community conversation in Brooklyn

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio charged Friday that the city’s specialized high schools practice “massive segregation” as the controversy grows over admissions criteria to the elite institutions.

Christian Academy to host second annual Community Learning Experience

Mt. Pleasant Christian Academy International is set to host their second annual Community Learning Experience in New York City April 13, a set of workshops targeted toward STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) students.

Honoring great African-American women of Oberlin

Nothing pleases a writer, reporter or historian more than recognition by his or her peers. And you can understand how overwhelming it was for me to learn that three of my comrades—John Williams, Trust Graham and Ahmed Abdullah—follow this classroom ...

Education Department helps loan servicers instead of borrowers

In an increasingly competitive global economy, highly skilled workers have a sharp advantage in securing and keeping employment

Solving problems with math and music

Harvard-trained mathematician and popular jazz saxophonist Marcus Miller teams up with jazz pianist and math professor Rob Schneiderman to unveil the secrets behind successful problem solving at Quadrivium, MoMath’s Math+Music Salon, on Friday, April 12, at 8 p.m. at the ...

Diverse books are lacking in the NYC elementary curriculum

Kadija Kone still remembers the first time she read a book with a main character that looked like her.

Tommie Agee, team record holder and amazing Met

Like millions of American boys, I once dreamed of being a Major League Baseball player.

Tackling the high cost of student loan debt

There’s no way around it: Americans are drowning in student loan debt, collectively owing $1.5 trillion. Rising college costs mean that number isn’t likely to drop much in the next few decades.

All Your Dreams Can Intersect

Journalist. Business Analyst. Motivator. Entrepreneur. I’ve had a huge interest in these careers for the past four years.

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