American Teacher William Vahey Who Drugged and Abused 90 Students at 10 International Schools...

The devastating damage inflicted by one of history’s worst pedophiles began to emerge Thursday as parents in London were informed that a serial sex...

Sad: 16-Year-Old Connecticut Girl Stabbed and Killed by Classmate Over Prom Date Rejection

A 16-year-old girl was assaulted and killed by a classmate Friday morning at a Milford, Connecticut, high school, authorities said. The attack occurred in a...

Kennesaw State University in Georgia on Lockdown as Police Look for Possible Armed Man...

Georgia's Kennesaw State University, the state's third-biggest university, said on Friday the school was under lockdown because of a possible armed man on campus. "Kennesaw...

Did a Community College Reject a Student’s Application Because of his Christian Faith?

Brandon Jenkins was denied entry to a radiation therapy program at the Community College of Baltimore County because of his Christian faith and was...

11 Children and Bus Driver Injured in School Bus Crash

Eleven middle school students and their driver were injured when a school bus jumped a curb Thursday and rammed into trees in Southern California,...

North Carolina High School Student Patrick Peoples Accepted by 7 Ivy League Schools

When high school senior Patrick Peoples decided to apply to a number of Ivy League schools, he was doing it largely on a whim....

New Review Finds University of Illinois Finances in the Black

The University of Illinois has brought in about $300 million a year more than it has spent since 2010 but has put off more...

How to Shed College Debt

Editor’s note: This is part 2 in a five-part series on growing and maintaining wealth. Read part 1. I grew up thinking that a college degree would...

8 Great High Schools for Black Students

We’ve heard the saying time and time again, “Knowledge is power,” but it isn’t just a cheesy cliche. Your high school education and performance...

HBCU Fisk University is Back in the Black; Applications Double in Single Year

Interest in attending Nashville’s Fisk University is the highest it’s been in a dozen years. This year, roughly 5,500 students applied, compared to not...

Atheist Family Sues New Jersey School District Over ‘Under God’ In Pledge Of Allegiance

The American Humanist Association filed a lawsuit Saturday against New Jersey’s Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District on behalf of a local atheist family seeking to omit the...

Two Students Attending $35K-Per-Year Prep School Drop Out to Run Massive Drug Ring in...

Neil Scott, 25, and Timothy Brooks, 18, both played lacrosse at The Haverford School. Then they used connections to build a drug ring at...

Some People Are Upset that 16-Year-Old Ralph Jones Jr. Chose an HBCU Over an...

Ralph Jones Jr., a brilliant 16-year-old who had his pick of colleges and chose Florida A&M University, chatted with The Root about why he...

Hobby Lobby’s Steve Green Launches Public School Bible Curriculum

The Mustang, Okla., school board voted Monday (April 14) to adopt a Bible course developed by Steve Green, clearing the way for the Hobby Lobby president, whose...

Hey There, Graduate, Go Forth and Conquer, but Please Leave the Selfie Out

Sign of the times: Bryant University in Rhode Island has told its graduating seniors not to take selfies when they come onstage for their...

First Lady Michelle Obama and Bow Wow Join 37 Chicago Students for a Tour...

First lady Michelle Obama and cable television host and rapper Bow Wow joined 37 students from Chicago public high schools for a tour of...

Ohio Science Teacher, Gil Voigt, Fired for Telling Student ‘We Don’t Need Another Black...

A science teacher in Fairfield, Ohio, was officially fired Thursday after facing accusations that he told a black student the nation did not need another...

First Lady Michelle Obama To Deliver Commencement Speech at Dillard University

First Lady Michelle Obama will deliver the 2014 commencement speech at Dillard University in New Orleans, LA on May 10th. The University is supporting the First Lady’s higher education...

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal to Be Liberty University’s Commencement Keynote Speaker

Liberty University has announced that Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will be its commencement keynote speaker on May 10. “Many believe could hold the highest...

Dr. Ben Carson to Give Commencement Address at Regent University

Benjamin M. Carson, Sr., M.D., renowned pediatric neurosurgeon, inspiring storyteller, New York Times best-selling author and FOX News contributor, will speak at Regent University's 2014 Commencement...