Pennsylvania Mother Of 7 Jailed Over Truancy Fines Found Dead in Cell

A Pennsylvania mother of seven died in a jail cell where she was serving a two-day sentence for her children's absence from school, drawing...

Educators Applaud President Obama’s Order Capping Monthly Student Loan Repayments

Nearly five million borrowers of federal student loans will soon have their monthly repayments capped at 10 percent of their income, thanks to an...

President Obama Signs Executive Order that Allows Student Loan Borrwers to Pay No More...

President Barack Obama is signing an executive order that lets borrowers pay no more than 10 percent of their monthly income in student loan payments. The...

Best Selling Author of “Schools Cannot Do It Alone” To Headline Second Annual Education...

CAMP HILL, Pa., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jamie Vollmer, who went from corporate president to articulate champion of public schools, will be a keynote speaker...

Dr. Umar Johnson Launches Campaign to Buy St. Paul’s College in Virginia and Turn...

Dr. Umar Johnson, a controversial Black activist and orator, is launching an ambitious campaign to raise enough money to purchase St. Paul’s College in...

Liberty University Online Ranked as One of the Most Inexpensive Colleges in the U.S.

Around four out of every 10 working American adults are college-degree holders. These degrees come with a price tag of around $23,000 per year...

Urban Prep in Chicago Celebrates Its First Black Male College Graduates

Jamil Boldian headed to college four years ago, arriving in small-town Ohio with a one-way Megabus ticket and $17.91 to his name. Krishaun Branch moved...

University of Washington Students Push Plan for College Affordability

A group of University of Washington students wants to find a way back to the days when students could afford to work their way...

WATCH: Missouri High School Principal Applauded for Cleverly Working ‘God’ Into Commencement Speech; Atheist...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ctwrBqcBcgM A Missouri high school principal who garnered thunderous applause and a starring role in a viral video for a commencement speech in which he...

FAMU Professor Ngozi Ugochukwu and FAMU Engineering Student Renee Gordon Named Fulbright Scholars

Florida A&M University (FAMU) mechanical engineering doctoral candidate Renee Gordon and biochemistry professor Ngozi Ugochukwu, Ph.D., have been named Fulbright Scholars. The prestigious Fulbright Scholars Program is a highly...

North Carolina House Panel Passes Bill Regarding Religious Activity in Schools

Legislation designed to make clear how North Carolina students can participate in religious activities in the public schools has cleared a House panel, even...

17-Year-Old New York Student Commits Suicide After Getting Caught Cheating on Test

It seems like every time we turn around, we discover a young person who felt they had no other options available to them, decides...

17-Year-Old Virginia Teen on his Way Home from High School Graduation Killed in Shooting...

A 17-year-old on his way home from a high school graduation celebration and a police officer where among three people killed in a shooting...

Friend of Trayvon Martin, Rachel Jeantel, Graduates from High School

Memorable witness from George Zimmerman's trial puts in extra effort, proves people wrong. In a Miami auditorium less than three miles from where slain teen Trayvon...

In Harvard Commencement Address, Michael Bloomberg says, ‘Conservatives are at Risk of Becoming an...

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who now presses for nationwide gun control via his Mayors Against Illegal Guns group, took to the commencement...

California School Guard Who Attacked a Disabled Teen Fired

A California school guard has been fired and charged with felony child abuse for slapping a handcuffed student with cerebral palsy and dumping the...

Co-winners Declared as National Spelling Bee Ends in a Tie

A tense championship faceoff at the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee ended in a tie on Thursday, with co-winners declared for the first time...

Mark Zuckerberg and Wife Pledge $120 Million to Help California Bay Area Schools

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have pledged $120 million to Bay Area schools to help underserved communities in...

School in Suburban Chicago Releases Diplomas Withheld Over Cap-Tossing

Administrators at a suburban Chicago high school have had a change of heart after withholding diplomas from an entire class because some students defied...

Is New Orleans’ Divided School District System Unfair to African-American Children?

The news this week about the closing of traditional public schools in the Recovery School District in New Orleans raises questions about whether African American students...