Department Of Education

The President-elect wants DeVos to reform the education system. She's a strong proponent of school choice.

The Departments of Education and Justice urged schools to examine their use of police officers to discipline students. They offer guidelines and tools to revise their policies.

Homeless among students is a growing national crisis. The Department of Education has issued guidance to states and school districts on how to address this issue.

Ivory Toldson is leaving his post as executive director of the White House Initiative on HBCUs. Deputy Undersecretary of Education Kim Hunter Reed will serve as acting executive director.

The Department of Education reported a record number of civil rights complaints. Sec. of Education John King told NewsOne that he's optimistic, but there's more work to do.

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 […]

U.S. Education Department proposes new rules to standardize how states identify special education students. The Obama administration suspects there is racial bias in the system.

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…