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AKRON– The University of Akron announced on Friday that they will soon begin a three-year plan to address financial issues at the school. After a 9-month review, it was determined that changes would have to be made. The $40 million of expense reductions include the following: Eliminating 215 positions via a planned reduction in workforce.  […]

A North Carolina elementary school teacher resigned after he read a gay-themed children’s book to his third-grade class led to controversy. Sign Up For Our…

Chicago Public Schools Chief Barbara Byrd-Bennett has resigned from office amid a federal investigation into a $20.5 million no-bid contract to one of her former employers, according to The Chicago Tribune. Byrd-Bennett, who has not been accused of wrongdoing, announced the leave via a statement on Friday; it went into effect Monday. She did not […]

You can be used by God to make a difference. A Detroit physical education and health teacher was when she gave her student a new…

Earlier this week we heard about Harold Ekeh, the New York teenager accepted to all eight Ivy League schools. Now, Munira Khalif, a senior at Mounds Park Academy in…

A group of teachers, principals, and administrators from Atlanta were found guilty this week of taking part in one of the nation’s biggest cheating scandals for their own personal gain. According to the New York Times, 11 teachers were convicted of racketeering, while some were charged with perjury and giving false statements to the police. The cheating scandal […]

A video clip of a California middle school vice principal telling a group of children he didn’t like the black students at the school is sparking…

UPDATED, 2:20 p.m. EST, 3-10-15: Howard Dixon, who worked for 15 years as a chef at the now-defunct Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house, says that while he considers the former chapter members to be family, he does not blame officials for taking action against them, Yahoo News reports. According to the news site: “I think […]

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At only ten-years-old, Esther Okade has begun taking college courses to her Open University undergraduate Math degree. She was accepted as a student after acing an exam and winning…

Three years after the killing of Trayvon Martin, and subsequent killings of unarmed Black men sparked a national reaction movement in the form of #BlackLivesMatter, Dartmouth College is now set to offer a spring semester course dedicated to the politics of the hashtag. Dartmouth’s “10 Weeks, 10 Professors: #BlackLivesMatter” course will consider “race, structural inequality and violence in both a […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland Police are at John Adams High School, after shots were fired near the building. It happened around 1:45 p.m. Thursday. John Adams is located at 3817 Martin Luther King and the shooting happened at MLK and East 116th. Police say shots were fired at an SUV. A window in […]

The outgoing head of Arizona’s Education Department has taken a bold stance against the inclusion of lyrics from Rage Against the Machine and KRS-One being used in public school classrooms in Tuscon, Arizona. After helping pass a law in 2010 that helped ban a portion of Mexican-American studies teachings in the state, former Senator John Huppenthal is set to […]