education

Chicago South Side educators are using innovative methods to reach their students. Winning a social entrepreneur award has opened new doors for PilotEd.

Opponents of public school closures have new evidence of discrimination. A new study says school closures disproportionately harm Black and poor students.

Advocates say it’s a temporary setback in a struggle likely to reach the Supreme Court.   Afederal judge in Texas issued a nationwide injunction on Sunday, blocking a directive from the Obama administration that would penalize school districts for not allowing transgender students to use the bathroom of their choice, USA Today reports. Texas Attorney […]

Advocates and educators say teachers can play a major role in bridging communities and schools. Teachers who know the community they serve are more effective.

Studies show that students connect better to teachers who look like them. A group of Black teachers and education advocates discuss the value of diversity.

Studies show that students connect better to teachers who look like them. A group of Black teachers and education advocates discuss the value of diversity.

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A federal judge blocks Obama's transgender school bathroom rule. The plaintiffs accused the president of an overreach.

Principal Nadia Lopez has earned recognition for her inspirational programs. She's even more determined to steer her students on the path to success.

Educators and activists issue an urgent call for community members to get involved in their local school. Parents must also participate in their child's education.

A decision is expected by the end of the academic year. Spelman College may join other prestigious all-women’s colleges in accepting transgender students for enrollment, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. A letter to the college’s community says a task force, led by Vice President for Enrollment Ingrid Hayes, will study the issue and make a recommendation […]

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

A local NAACP filed a lawsuit against a California school district. The civil rights group accused school officials of failing to follow through on a discipline agreement.