Education

Respected 26-year veteran NBA referee, Derek Richardson, has purchased the former K. Anthony School in Inglewood, CA, and will be renaming it the Dolores T. Richardson Elementary School. The dedication will take place on Saturday, October 29, 2022, at the school’s facility, it was announced today.

Candace Owens is back in the headlines this week, and this for criticizing academic disciplines that over little value to society.

The story of financial inequality in the U.S. has many chapters on the different ways Black Americans suffer disproportionately. Whether it’s net worth, homeownership, income or some other factor, Black consumers often face challenging barriers to financial stability and wealth building.

A disproportionately large number of poor and minority students were not in schools for assessments this fall, complicating efforts to measure the pandemic’s effects on some of the most vulnerable students, a not-for-profit company that administers standardized testing said Tuesday. Overall, NWEA’s fall assessments showed elementary and middle school students have fallen measurably behind in […]

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WINNSBORO, S.C. (AP) — Students struggling to get online in a rural South Carolina county received a boost last week with the arrival of six buses equipped with Wi-Fi, some of the hundreds the state has rolled out since schools were closed by the coronavirus outbreak. With routers mounted inside, the buses broadcast enough bandwidth […]

As the COVID-19 crisis forces many schools to close their campuses and move all courses online, some worry that the pandemic could have a bigger negative impact on the nation’s historically black colleges and universities, than for other campuses. Here, The Conversation US has assembled a panel of experts to forecast what’s in store for […]

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Closing schools to combat the spread of the coronavirus is having a sweeping impact on an annual rite of spring: the standardized tests that are dreaded by millions of students and teachers alike. Several states have canceled standardized testing for this academic year as they face school closures that could last […]

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City will close the nation’s largest public school system on Monday, sending over 1.1 million children home in hopes of curbing the spread of coronavirus, the city’s mayor announced Sunday, calling it a “very troubling moment” as he suggested ominously that more restrictions were inevitable. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW […]

  In a press conference, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced that all schools in the state of Ohio will be taking an extended spring break.  Starting Monday, March 16th schools in the state will close for three weeks for a longer than normal spring break due to the Coronavirus.   Extra measures are being taken […]

Effective March 23rd Howard University will move to online classes due to CoronaVirus COVID-19 concerns. Howard officials will reevaluate on March 25th to determine if the move should be longer. Dorms will remain open. The University posted the transition on their website which you can see here. https://twitter.com/TheHilltopHU/status/1237799349180084224?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1237799349180084224&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.wusa9.com%2Farticle%2Fnews%2Fhealth%2Fcoronavirus%2Fcoronavirus-howard-canceled%2F65-7c40e084-d510-4a9b-9350-83081a664428 Howard joins Georgetown University and the University […]

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — When the new coronavirus surfaced at Saint Raphael Academy after a school group returned from a trip to Italy, officials decided to close the Rhode Island Catholic high school for two weeks. Instead of cancelling classes, the school in Pawtucket instituted “virtual days” where students are expected to work from home, […]

A six-year-old Florida girl was involuntarily admitted to a mental health facility without her mother’s consent for 48 hours after school administrators claim she was acting uncontrollably on school premises. Studies continue to show that Black girls and teens are over-policed and thought to be less innocent than their peers in school settings. LIKE US […]