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U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez recently joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to  discuss returning trade skill training and technical education back to our nation’s schools. Sec. Perez explained in the not-so-distant past, “We as a nation devalued over a series of decades … devalued career technical education, we called it shop.” “Today’s CTE is so different and we have […]

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According to new data from the Department of Education, graduation rates for Black and Hispanic students increased by nearly four percentage points from 2011 to 2013, outpacing…

Historically black colleges and universities are a cornerstone of the black community and the American education system. There are still 105 HBCUs operating today. Their value…

The U.S. Department of Education’s office of civil rights is investigating whether black male students are punished disproportionately in the Christina School District in Wilmington and Newark, one of five districts nationwide under scrutiny for its discipline record.

A new study details how African American boys are suspended at double and triple the rates of their white male peers. English language learners who, for years, remain in separate classes, are falling behind their peers and scoring poorly on standardized tests. Disabled students and those with illnesses are also discriminated against because of their […]