The Education Department accesses civil rights gains under President Obama. Activists are preparing for rollbacks under Trump's administration.
President Obama set out early in his presidency to reform education. He points to major achievements as his term in office comes to an end.
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.
U.S. Secretary of Education John King shares his vision for education equity. NewsOne Now host Roland Martin and his panel evaluate King's vision and the likely education policies of the presidential candidates.
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.
New data from the Education Department reveals inequality in school districts across the nation. Black students are experiencing fewer education opportunities and disproportionate suspensions.
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.