Rep. Maxine Waters Delivers Keynote at Los Angeles Southwest College Commencement

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) delivered a keynote address to the 2016 and 2017 graduates of Los Angeles Southwest College (LASC) during the college’s 2017...

Samuel D. Cook, First Tenure-Track Black Professor at Duke University and Former President of...

Samuel DuBois Cook, a lifelong educator who was widely saluted as the first tenure-track black professor appointed by a predominantly white university in the...

Research Shows a Shortage Among Minority Teachers Is a Problem of Retention

Dante Little, a former public middle school teacher in Boston, Massachusetts, was one of only a few black males teaching in the city. But...

Department of Education Closes Title IX Sexual Assault Investigation At Liberty University

The Department of Education has closed an investigation into Liberty University that was set in motion by a sexual assault claim last fall, citing...

Christian School Fires Teacher for Refusing To Give Up Second Job as Porn Star

An unidentified Christian school that offered to give a raise and provide housing for one of their preschool teachers to stop her from moonlighting...

10 Incoming Harvard Freshmen Ousted Over Social Media Posts

Few college-bound kids lose their shot, and their slot, at their dream school once they get in, but it happened at one of the...

White House Confirms Liberty Univ. Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. Will be On Higher Education...

Jerry Falwell Jr., president of Liberty University and a vocal supporter of President Trump, will be part of a planned task force on higher...

Formerly Homeless Teen is Accepted into Stanford University

Starting in November 2015, Megan Faircloth bounced around from relatives' homes, hotels, a shelter and even her family's car with her two sisters and...

Tonjua Williams Named First Female and First Black President to Lead St. Petersburg College

A 30-year employee of St. Petersburg College rode an overwhelming tide of public support to be named the school’s first female and first black...

WATCH: There are 125 Billionaires Among Harvard Graduates

Harvard has 125 graduates who are billionaires. Here are the five wealthiest. (Time) https://videos.usatoday.net/Brightcove2/29906170001/201706/3041/29906170001_5464981584001_5464948395001.mp4

Apple CEO Tim Cook Warns Graduates Tech Threats ‘Cutting Deeper Than Ever Before’

Apple CEO Tim Cook addressed the graduating class of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Friday, where he warned students about the drawbacks of...

Proud Dad Kevin Hart Shares 6th Grade Graduation Message To his Daughter Heaven

Kevin Hart‘s baby girl is growing up “so fast” – but he couldn’t be prouder. The celebrity dad praised his daughter Heaven‘s accomplishment in a...

“Black-ish” Actress Yara Shahidi Is Officially Joining Malia Obama At Harvard University

Yara Shahidi, the bright and beautiful actress from ABC’s hit show “black-ish,” is officially heading to Harvard University. The 18-year-old star, who was accepted into...

Interim Morehouse President Bill Taggart Dies Suddenly From Aneurysm; College Mourns Loss, Moves Ahead...

Morehouse College’s effort to bring stability to its campus took a surprisingly sad turn Thursday when it announced its interim president, Bill Taggart, died.  Taggart...

North Carolina Star Athlete and Scholar Jahmir Smith Accepted to All 8 Ivy League...

Jahmir Smith is not only a football hero and outstanding scholar but also one of the few high school students in the nation to...

Dr. Candice Bledsoe says Excellence in Education Does Not Shield Black Students from Racism...

by Candice Bledsoe Growing up, my parents taught me that excellence would yield results. Get good grades in school, develop a hard work ethic, and...

Five Children Plan Awesome Surprise for 64-Year-Old Atlanta Mother Who Graduated from Law School

Jerita marveled at the Mercedes Benz C300 outside on the curb. "Oh, who got a car for graduation?" she wondered aloud.  She had no idea...
The campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. (Lisa Poole/AP)

Harvard University Withdraws 10 Acceptances for Incoming Students Who Posted ‘Offensive’ Memes in Private...

The Facebook messaging group was at one point titled “Harvard memes for horny bourgeois teens.” It began when about 100 members of Harvard College’s incoming freshman class contacted each...

Several States Moving to Extend Compulsory Attendance Age for School

A dozen states are trying to keep children in school longer, from making kindergarten mandatory to raising the legal drop-out age. But it's not...

In Baltimore, Some Made It Through High School Alive and Some Didn’t; Graduation Mixed...

When principal Tammatha Woodhouse pronounced 104 Excel Academy seniors high school graduates Friday night, tassels flipped to the right, caps flew and the room...