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Tennessee Kindergarten Teacher Reportedly Locks 5-Year-Old In Closet and Goes Home

A kindergarten teacher in Memphis, Tenn., is being accused of locking a student in a closet and then forgetting about her after she went...

President and First Lady Obama Urge College Presidents To Take Action on Expanding College...

President Barack Obama says the U.S. still has a long way to go to open the door to college for low-income Americans. Obama is convening...

Parents In Kansas Upset Over Middle School Classroom Poster that Lists Different Sex Acts

A Kansas Middle School is under fire for a sexually explicit poster that was used in a sex-ed class. The poster hung up at Hocker...

Des Moines Public Schools Educator and Tuskegee Airman James Bowman Dies at 91

James Bowman, who fought ignorance and prejudice from the cockpit of a World War II fighter plane and in front of Iowa classrooms throughout...

California Teacher Tells First Grade Student Not to Talk About the Bible

A teacher interrupted a student who was presenting a family Christmas tradition that involved the star of Bethlehem during a class presentation, according to...

Boy Shot by Classmate at New Mexico School Undergoes 2nd Surgery

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez says a boy shot by a classmate at their middle school underwent a second surgery and a girl who...

Two Students Injured; 12-Year-Old Shooter Arrested in New Mexico Middle School Shooting

Two students are hospitalized, one in critical condition, after gunfire erupted inside a New Mexico middle school on Tuesday, officials said. A 14-year-old boy is...

Deadline to Apply for Bill Gates’ 2014 Minority Scholarship Program Is Fast Approaching

The deadline is fast approaching for the 2014 Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program. Every year, the program selects 1,000 talented minority students to receive...

Is Pornography the New Sex Education?

A recent study asked a group of kids how often their peers look at porn online. They responded that it was often. The study also...

Liberty University Law School Ranks #1 Among Top Law Schools for Devout Christians

National Jurist offers new ranking on behalf of Protestant and Catholic students, as well as Mormons, Jews, and Muslims. Add one more variable to the...

Now, There Is a Push for All Day Kindergarten

In the not too distant past, kindergarten was a place where children learned to color, share and play. But a higher regard for kindergarten...

Some HBCUs Are Turning to Creative Solutions to Deal with Financial Woes

When Grambling State University’s football team forfeited a game against Jackson State University last year, players thought they were locked in a singular battle with the...

Pentecostal Theological Seminary Approved to Offer Fully Online Degree Programs

Cleveland, TN—The Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS), the major, national accrediting agency for more than 270 graduate seminaries in...

Hillsdale College Professor Terrence O. Moore says Common Core Is Killing the Nation’s Great...

Fewer students will be exposed to the great works of literature, art and music under the Common Core State Standards Initiative, Terrence O. Moore,...

Harlem Ninth Grader Kiara Molina Gives Great Introduction for President Obama

We think it’s fair to say ninth-grade student Kiara Molina had a great day Thursday. Not only did the teen introduce President Barack Obama before...

Los Angeles Public Library To Begin Offering High School Diplomas

A Los Angeles library plans to take its role as a place of learning a step farther and will start offering residents the opportunity...

HBCUs Are Leading the Way on Minority Health Care Research

Howard University Interim President Wayne A. I. Frederick wants his students following you around the grocery store. He envisions HU nutrition science undergraduates providing...

When Christian Colleges Cut Ties with Denominations

A new study raises questions about the merer Christian college. For decades, the Kentucky Baptist Convention had appointed the board of trustees of Georgetown College—all...

The Proven Way to Fight Income Inequality: Education

Progressives talk a lot about how to encourage economic mobility, but they are leaving big gaps in their education platforms.   Bebeto Matthews/AP Photo For progressives, the...

New Study Shows What Could Close The Achievement Gap For Young Students

Just a few years of high-quality early childhood education could close the academic achievement gap between low-income and affluent students, a new study suggests. The...