Over 80 senators and Assembly members released a letter calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to increase school aid by $1.9 billion
Thousands of students of color in Detroit; New York; Newark, NJ; Oakland; Washington, D.C; Chicago and Philadelphia have lost their schools due to mass school closings.
Bill de Blasio’s first week as mayor has been busy, and he wants to make sure state legislators are busy as well. Standing with union leaders during a news conference at the Union Johnson Early Learning Center on Monday morning, ...
Former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Dr. Louis W. Sullivan will speak on the state of Black American health at an event honoring the life of Martin Luther King Jr. on Wednesday, Jan. 22.
It’s not too farfetched to say that Maria Stewart was the female counterpart to the great Marcus Garvey.
East Harlem Tutorial Program received a whopping $15 million challenge gift from philanthropists Marilyn and Jim Simons.
On Monday, during holiday break, school officials revealed that bad calculations of the value that DCPS teachers added to student achievement last school year resulted in errors in performance evaluations for 44 teachers.
We must convince our athletes that the quality education and benefits that Howard offers is of far greater value than the dreams of going pro that Predominantly White Institutions (PWIs) concoct.
Dec. 17 was the anniversary of the death of Hubert Harrison.
Attorney Paula Edgar is on a crusade to make a way for more people of color to become lawyers. She is New York Law School’s (NYLS) new chief diversity officer, the inaugural holder of the position.
York, William Clark’s slave whose linguistic skills and natural diplomacy were indispensable to his master and his partner, Merriweather Lewis.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott and the Department of Education (DOE) announced the creation of the Nelson Mandela School for Social Justice, a new high school that is slated to be located in the Boys and Girls High ...
Education Councils representing parents citywide have signed on to a letter to Mayor- elect de Blasio
The direction for education policy during the coming years is in need of substantive assessment and discussion
Black fraternity Kappa Alpha Psi is at the center of a controversy over alleged discrimination of a gay student