Education

President Obama advocates for My Brother's Keeper initiative. He affirms that the program, which helps young men of color, also benefits the U.S. economy.

A Seattle high school singled out Black students to sign an agreement to work hard in school. Several Black students got angry and threw the document in the trash.

Michelle Obama says enabling girls around the world to obtain an education is personal. A documentary that highlights her global efforts airs on CNN.

Lawmakers filed a bill to fund President Obama's Computer Science Initiative. The president launched the partially-funded program earlier this year.

Dr. Steve Perry is a former principal of Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford Connecticut, a school that sees 100% of its predominantly low-income students off to four year institutions. Dr. Steve Perry is revolutionizing education in America. He says it is a blessing when you have the opportunity to help a child discover who […]

A White House conference spotlighted the obstacles girls of color face in school. The Obama administration announced a set of tools to help school districts address sexual trauma and other needs of this neglected demographic.

San Francisco school board president set off a firestorm on social media for his proposal to rename George Washington H.S. He said no school should be named for slave holders.

Vanderbilt University will spend $1.2 million to remove the word "Confederate" from a dorm building. The school's chancellor said the word doesn't reflect inclusiveness.

Bill Clinton put a spotlight on a little-known early childhood program. HIPPY helps parents, especially those with limited education, prepare their young child for school.

Homeless among students is a growing national crisis. The Department of Education has issued guidance to states and school districts on how to address this issue.