charter schools

  Howard University President Wayne Frederick welcomed U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos with open arms. Only time will tell if Frederick made a wise decision. DeVos, the polarizing Education Secretary, got her first photo-op at a historically Black college since her razor-thin confirmation thanks to Frederick’s high-profile meeting. A billionaire who is facing mounting […]

Renown Black scholar shares his philosophy in the design of a new school. Edmund Gordon explains his approach with NewsOne.

A new Brooklyn charter school held its naming ceremony. It will approach education based on how students learn.

Chicago South Side educators are using innovative methods to reach their students. Winning a social entrepreneur award has opened new doors for PilotEd.

Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers, knows just how important education is for the future leaders of our nation and the world. She recently spoke with Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, about the state of the American education system.

No new charter schools. That’s the request from the NAACP. The historic and iconic civil rights organization has approved a resolution calling for a moratorium on the expansion of Charter Schools in America. The resolution states in part: “Charter schools have contributed to the increased segregation rather than diverse integration of our public school system… “Weak oversight […]

Hillary Clinton gets pushback from teachers union members over her support of charter schools. Some of the educators booed the presidential candidate.

Secretary of Education John King is urging charter schools to take a different approach to school discipline. Research shows that charter schools suspend students--especially children of color--at a higher rate than public schools.

Dr. Karen Thomas, Founder and CEO of Marion P. Thomas Charter School in Newark, New Jersey, and Ana Ponce, Chief Executive Officer of Camino Nuevo Charter Academy in Los Angeles, California spoke with Roland Martin about the benefits of charter schools during Monday's edition of NewsOne Now.

Cornell Belcher discusses polling data showing that 72 percent of Black parents favor charter schools.

The New Orleans School Board’s firing of 7500 employees in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina lacked decency, leadership and integrity. SEE ALSO: CBC Message To America: Some…

Renowned journalist Soledad O’Brien joined Roland Martin Monday on NewsOne Now to discuss the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and what has changed since the…