Officials Baffled by Michigan Teachers Union Contract that Gives Preference to Hiring “Non-Christians”

A Michigan school district's written policy of giving hiring preference to non-Christians has been scrapped after more than 30 years, and officials say they...

Omarosa Enters Special Election Race for Los Angeles Unified School Board

Known to some as the ruthless villain on the popular television show “Apprentice,” Omarosa O. Manigault has entered the LAUSD special election and is running for office. This new title...

Dr. Tuajuanda Jordan Named New President of St. Mary’s College of Maryland

St. Mary's College of Maryland has named a dean and scientist from Lewis and Clark College as the school's next president. The St. Mary's College...

Mary Hinton Becomes the First Black President of the College of St. Benedict in...

Mary Hinton has been named the first black president of the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph, Minn. Hinton, 43, who is vice president...

Video Shows Cops Wrestling Texas High School Student to the Ground and Breaking his...

Cellphone video footage allegedly shows a cop breaking a student's arm after an early March altercation at a Texas high school, the Blaze reports. The video,...

Students at Howell High School in Michigan Get Rebuked for Racist Twitter Posts

High school officials in Michigan said they reprimanded students involved in posting racist messages on Twitter after a predominantly white basketball team defeated a...

Some Astronomers say They Have Discovered Echoes of the Big Bang

Researchers believe they have found the signal left in the sky by the super-rapid expansion of space that must have occurred just fractions of...

Charges Dropped Against 1 Defendant in FAMU Hazing Case

An attorney for one of the remaining defendants charged in the hazing death of a Florida A&M drum major said Saturday that prosecutors will...

Online Programs Could Erase Half of U.S. Business Schools by 2020

Richard Lyons, the dean of University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, has a dire forecast for business education: “Half of the business schools...

Bill Gates says Having Common Core Standards In U.S. Schools Is Needed to Keep...

Microsoft Corp. founder Bill Gates said that having a common set of academic standards across U.S. schools is needed to keep the nation competitive. “It’s...

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and Other School Officials Battle Doubt in Black, Hispanic Communities...

As Mayor Mike Rawlings and others push to convert Dallas ISD into a home-rule district, they have struggled recently to sell their plan to...

SAT Officials Hope to Score High in Eliminating Racial Bias

  Administrators of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) have announced with great fanfare that they overhauling the standardized tool that helps determine whether an applicant...

California Lawmakers Take Aim At Elementary School Truancy

California lawmakers took aim Monday at truancy among elementary school children with a package of bills that would help families bring their kids to...

Students of Color at Oxford, Inspired by Black Students at Harvard, Share Their Own...

The black students at Harvard seem to be on to something. Students of color at Oxford University in the United Kingdom have launched their own social media...

Steve Harvey and Coca-Cola Launch New Scholarship Program For Minority Students

– The deadline to apply is March 15, 2014 – Comedian/ TV personality Steve Harvey and his wife, via their Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation,...

How Social Media Affects College Admissions

We saw how social media is changing the education industry. Diving deeper, how would social media affect college admission? The answer is, ‘a lot’. According...

“Cosmos” Host, Neil deGrasse Tyson, says ‘Enlightened Religious People Don’t Try to Use the...

Cosmos host Neil DeGrasse Tyson is a scientist, not a devout atheist, and he has no problem with people subscribing to whatever religion they believe in. But...

Peterson Family Foundation Donates $1 Million to Teach For America’s D.C.-Area Chapter

Prince Georges County Executive Rushern L. Baker III announced Monday that the Peterson Family Foundation is donating $1 million to Teach For America-D.C. Region...

WATCH: Beyonce and Condoleezza Rice Want to Ban the Word “Bossy” When it Comes...

Alabama native Condoleezza Rice teamed up with Beyonce, Jane Lynch, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and others to record a message for girls. The group...

WATCH: Malik Stewart, a Minnesota High School Wrestler, Shows the Crowd the True Definition...

A Minnesota high school wrestler showed the crowd the true meaning of a champion after a tough loss in the state championship match, news...