Philadelphia Schools Accused Of Religious Beard Bias

The city's school district has been accused in a federal lawsuit filed by the Department of Justice of discriminating against an employee who said...

SAT College Admissions Exam Will Return To 1600-Point Scale

The venerable SAT college admissions test will look very different in spring 2016. And, according to the new test's architect, there will be "no...

March Is HBCU Awareness Month

Monday, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund launched a new nationwide campaign, National “I Love My HBCU” Month, to honor historically black colleges and universities and the pride that HBCU students,...

Some Rutgers University Faculty and Students Are Protesting Condoleezza Rice as Commencement Speaker

Rutgers University professors and students are crying foul over the school's decision to invite former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to speak at this...

Duke University Student Does Pornography to Pay Duke Tuition

The Duke University freshman who turned to a career in porn to fund her education identified herself Tuesday in an online column in which...

Solutions to Black Education

A fortnight ago, my column focused on how Philadelphia's schoolteachers have joined public-school teachers in cities such as Atlanta, Detroit, Los Angeles, Columbus, New...

Rachel Canning Filed a Lawsuit Asking her Parents for Money, and Even Though She...

New Jersey teenager Rachel Canning, 18, lost a lawsuit asking her parents to pay her child support. Canning, however, is still hoping that the judge will...

Oklahoma House Passes ‘Merry Christmas Bill’ Authorizing Religious Symbols, Greetings In Schools

The Oklahoma House passed HB 2317, or the “Merry Christmas bill,” with a 73-10 vote on Monday, advancing a measure to authorize public school students, teachers and...

Student Mentoring Program in Opelousas, Louisiana Begins Monday

Several schools in Opelousas are currently ranked as academically unacceptable, with the entire school system achieving a D grade. Those rankings mean a disturbing number...

Daughter’s Celebratory Facebook Post Costs Father $80,000 School Discrimination Settlement

The former head of a private preparatory school in Miami, Florida is out an $80,000 discrimination settlement after his daughter boasted about it on...

At the College of William & Mary Law School, African-American Law Graduates Celebrate a...

Alumni gathered at the Law School on Feb. 21-22 for the first African-American Law Alumni Celebration, an event that brought together nearly 70 African-American...

More Historically Black Colleges and Universities Are Being Challenged by Economic Hardships

For more than a century, historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) affiliated with the Episcopal Church have worked to provide high-quality education to students...

Pearson Falls as Earnings Drop on Education in North America

Pearson Plc (PSON) fell as much as 8 percent after saying it wouldn’t emerge from a difficult transition period until 2015 after earnings plunged...

Study Finds that Over 20% of Middle School Kids Engage in ‘Sexting’

More than 20 percent of middle school age children are engaging in sexting, the act of sending racy text messages with or without an...

These Colleges Will Pay Your Student Loan Bills

A small but growing group of colleges are guaranteeing students that they will help them pay their student loan bills until they secure a...

National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers Holds ‘Meeting...

A crowd of scientists, educators and scholars flooded into Choppin Hall on Tuesday night to witness the “Meeting of the Minds,” a discussion panel...

Mellody Hobson and Husband, George Lucas, Donate $25 Million to New Arts Hall at...

Chicago investment executive Mellody Hobson and her husband, "Star Wars" creator George Lucas, are donating $25 million to the private University of Chicago Laboratory...

Segregation’s Demise Leads to Questions About the Future of Black Colleges

The photograph, taken in 1963, shows uniform-clad women huddled around a newspaper, a hint of a smile on some of their faces. At first...

Morris Brown College to Sell Most of Its Campus Property

Morris Brown College wants to sell most of its 34-acre campus in Atlanta, court records indicate. The cash-strapped historically black institution is headed to bankruptcy court...

The Book and Film for ’12 Years a Slave’ Will Now Be Taught in...

Author Solomon Northup’s harrowing book “12 Years A Slave,” and the Oscar-nominated film it inspired, will be added to the high school curriculum later this year,...