Schools & Youth
by Julianne Hing on April 27 2012, 11:00AM
Critics have called the move another sign of CSU officials’ “tone-deafness.”
by Julianne Hing on April 27 2012, 10:00AM
Sean Arce may have been fired, but he’s not going to stop defending the Arizona ethnic studies program he says is actually reaching Latino students.
Topics: Schools & Youth
by Julianne Hing on April 26 2012, 11:56AM
Under the proposed plan, 40 percent of Philly schoolkids will be enrolled in charter schools by 2017.
by Julianne Hing on April 25 2012, 11:08AM
With some help from The Roots on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.”
by Jorge Rivas on April 24 2012, 2:57PM
Watch Romney tell students worried about student loans to go to cheaper colleges.
by Channing Kennedy on April 24 2012, 8:29AM
In light of Florida kindergartener Salecia Johnson’s classroom arrest, here’s more from our interview session with Harry Belafonte, in which he discusses his fight to end child incarceration.
by Kai Wright on April 23 2012, 11:37AM
Another bad day for the secretive conservative group that’s spread pro-corporate and Tea Party-style legislation around the country. Common Cause challenges its tax exempt status.
by Julianne Hing on April 23 2012, 8:44AM
Louisiana now has the most expansive school voucher system in the nation. How that happened is a lesson for the school wars nationwide.
by Jorge Rivas on April 18 2012, 3:56PM
John Huppenthal, a state official who spearheaded the attack on the Tucson program appears to have a new target: Mexican-American studies at the college level.
Trayvon Martin’s killing stirred many debates about crime surrounding black men. It also kicked up many familiar misconceptions, like the idea that black-on-black crime is uniquely bad. Hatty Lee’s infographic breaks down the realities.
by Jorge Rivas on April 4 2012, 10:05AM
The school has made international headlines year-after-year for their perfect college going rates—including a segment on the Oprah Winfrey show—but skeptics say there may a lot more to the success story that we don’t know about.
by Hatty Lee on March 28 2012, 9:00AM
For all the talk of hoodies and school suspensions and who punched whom first, one thing stands above the rest in Trayvon Martin’s death: There was a gun involved, and that’s a terribly common feature in the deaths of young black men.
by Jorge Rivas on March 27 2012, 4:56PM
The changes will not affect students who may not have access to government-issued IDs, according to The College Board.
by Jamilah King on March 23 2012, 10:08AM
While March Madness kicks into full swing, it highlights college athletes who are simultaneously the most visible and most vulnerable students in the country.
by Jorge Rivas on March 22 2012, 5:26PM
Former Rutgers student Dharun Ravi, who was convicted last week of a hate crime for spying on his gay roommate’s date, will make his first primetime television interview on Friday night.
by Jorge Rivas on March 21 2012, 4:29PM
Fairfax County, Virginia school administrators have placed a school teacher on paid administrative leave she asked only black student in class to read a poem in a “blacker” style.
by Jorge Rivas on March 21 2012, 2:06PM
Nine employees of the Tukwila School District near Seattle, Washington, have filed complaints of racial discrimination against the districts black superintendent, Ethelda Burke.
by Jorge Rivas on March 21 2012, 12:10PM
The majority of students locked out of enrolling in the Spring are mainly transfers from community colleges who are overwhelmingly students of color.