education

Yara Shahidi has got her pick of schools to attend this fall! As college acceptance season begins to wind down, many high school seniors are still waiting to find out which school they got into. The Black-ish star, however, doesn’t have to wonder because she got into all the schools she applied for. Shahidi, who […]

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The Lebron James Family Foundation is already making good on promises to 1,100 kids and their families. One man, along with a small army of people who believe in and share his mission to leave no kid behind in Akron. Now they are about to super charge their promise with the I Promise School. The […]

Marvel Comics character Riri Williams, an African-American woman superhero, was featured in MIT’s admissions video.

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New national Black poll quantifies the political pulse of the African-American electorate ahead of the 2016 presidential election.

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Watch excerpts of the second part of Roland Martin and a group of impassioned educators' discussion on school choice, charter schools and vouchers.

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Watch excerpts of the second part of Roland Martin and a group of impassioned educators' discussion on school choice, charter schools and vouchers.

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Roland Martin and a group of passionate, committed leaders in education came together for an important discussion on the issue of school choice.

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Roland Martin and a group of passionate, committed leaders in education came together for an important discussion about school choice.

A new study of federal data finds that black and Latino students are far less likely to attend top public colleges than their white and Asian peers. The Center for American Progress think tank reported Thursday that among all black students at U.S. public colleges in 2014, only 9 percent attended highly selective schools. For […]

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Public school students in the District of Columbia graduated on time in record numbers. However, the stubborn graduation gap continues for students of color.

No score results yet, but students didn’t seem to be scared off by the new version of the SAT college entrance exam. The College Board, the nonprofit organization that owns the SAT, said Tuesday that nearly 1.4 million high schoolers took the newly redesigned SAT between March and June of this year. The board says […]

On Thursday the MacArthur Foundation announced the 23 recipients of its prestigious award, commonly referred to as the “genius” grant. Joyce J. Scott was an artist in utero. She will tell you that while she was safely inside the womb, her mother, an internationally recognized fiber artist, was nourishing her with colors and patterns and […]