Jay-Z and Roc Nation have been blasted by critics who state that the rapper's pledge to boost a campaign for low-income students to get into private schools is backed by Republican billionaires out to gut public education.

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.


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 […]


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.

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.

Ever since we can remember, Diddy has been here to motivate and inspire us.


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…

In Arizona, a charter school has come under heavy criticism for using books that feature questionable religious teachings. The Americans United for Separation of Chuch…


I’ve spent my entire career as a civil rights activist and anti-violence advocate. I hear from folks all over the country about how fed-up they…

KINSTON CHARTER ACADEMY (KCA) was founded in 2004 under the leadership of the late Johnnie Forrest Lyles.  Mr. Lyles had a vision to create a public charter school that offers school choice to parents seeking better opportunities for their children in the City of Kinston, Lenoir County, and surrounding communities.  Mr. Lyles’ efforts resulted in […]