Education

A new survey found that education policy tops the list of issues that young adults care about. That's especially true for African-Americans.

Dozens of Black pastors in Florida are urging the state NAACP to drop a lawsuit that seeks to end a school voucher program. This is a rare example of disharmony.

Ivory Toldson is leaving his post as executive director of the White House Initiative on HBCUs. Deputy Undersecretary of Education Kim Hunter Reed will serve as acting executive director.

The CEO of pilotEd, a Chicago-based education nonprofit, won a global fellowship for social entrepreneurs. PilotEd has a holistic approach to educating minority students while connecting with the community.

The Rev. Al Sharpton and partners are launching a four-city tour to promote the reconnection of communities and schools. The cities are Atlanta, Richmond, Baltimore and Columbia.

Black woman graduates as first valedictorian at the world's first school of dentistry. She was just one of 10 Black female students in a graduating class of 130 students.

Watch Roland Martin, Rep. G.K. Butterfield, Rev. William Barber, Edith Bartley, and the NewsOne Now panel discuss the battle against SB 873 in the video clip above.

A Louisiana high school prevented its valedictorian from graduating because he refused to shave off his facial hair. The school district said it has a longstanding ban on male facial hair. But it was not enforced during the school year.

Through support and nurturing, Dr. Isiah Warner overcame obstacles to become a leading chemist. He's reaching back to help others.