Thursday, September 20, 2018

Tag: education reform

Bill Gates Gives $44M to Influence State...

SEATTLE (AP) — Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates saw an opportunity with a new federal education law that has widespread repercussions for American classrooms. His non-profit,...

NAACP Sounds the Alarm on Charter Schools,...

The debate over charter schools — and whether they provide a benefit or do harm to Black and low-income children — is brewing once...

Critics Concerned Obama’s Every Student Succeeds Act...

President Barack Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Thursday, his administration’s replacement for President George W. Bush's unpopular No Child Left Behind...

In a Surprising Joint Statement, Civil Rights...

A dozen civil rights groups stepped forward on Tuesday with a statement that may surprise many parents and students amidst the growing scrutiny around...

New Study Gives Black Parents Yet Another...

While Black families have become one of the fastest-growing homeschooling populations, a new study suggests that homeschooling could be significantly beneficial for Black students. A study conducted by the...

When It Comes to Educating Black Children,...

NEW ORLEANS: Republicans are winning the support of Black Americans. But don’t give the GOP too much credit. Democrats have themselves to thank. And...

Why Are There So Few Black Students...

Just as the Obama administration recently announced that ten states would share in  $4.35 billion in grant money in the president’s Race to the...