Researchers found that just having one African-American educator can reduce one's risk of not finishing high school by 30 percent.
Chance the Rapper announces the launch of the New Chance Arts and Literature Fund for Chicago public schools.
HBCUs are still relevant in training skilled educators at a time when teacher diversity is needed.
Voters overwhelmingly turned down a constitutional amendment for the special statewide school district. At issue were education funds and control.
President Obama advocates for My Brother's Keeper initiative. He affirms that the program, which helps young men of color, also benefits the U.S. economy.
A Kentucky high school principal apologized for one of his teachers' homework assignments that repeatedly used the n-word. It was supposed to prepare the students for when they encountered the slur in the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird.
A federal judge blocks Obama's transgender school bathroom rule. The plaintiffs accused the president of an overreach.
Spelman College established a task force to consider whether to admit transgender students. The historically Black college would join a wave other elite women's institution to make the policy change.
The Department of Justice and a South Carolina sheriff's department reach an agreement on police involvement in student discipline. Meanwhile the ACLU files a lawsuit against the state's vaguely worded statutes blamed for filling the school to prison pipeline.
A judge dismisses a case from a St. Louis mother who says her school district's desegregation plan is racially discriminatory. Her legal team expects to take its fight to the Supreme Court.