Beyoncé is giving students in Detroit, Michigan a once in a lifetime opportunity.  The post Beyoncé Teams Up With DSDT School In Detroit To Award Students $10,000 Scholarships appeared first on NewsOne.

HBCU-educated teachers mean more to our communities than we realize. The post Black Students Perform Better With HBCU-Educated Teachers, Study Says appeared first on NewsOne.

Blackson, born in Ghana, opened "Michael Blackson Academy" in his hometown of Agona Nsaba. He says the school will be "free for all" and accommodate underserved 6th and 7th graders.

A new study by education site Niche just revealed the best public high schools in the country… and a local school is at the top of the list! As reported by Fox 8, the site combines ratings from students, parents and alumni with quantitative data to determine their rankings. Based on their findings, Niche determined […]

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A new course for AP students seeking to earn college credit is devoted to teaching about the comprehensive African-American experience. The College Board has made the program available to 60 unnamed high schools across the country, with plans to expand nationwide to all interested high schools in the 2024-2025 school year. The post New AP African American Studies Course Debuts This Fall appeared first on The Latest Hip-Hop News, Music and Media | Hip-Hop Wired.

Derrick Rose is the latest NBA player to make his contribution to education. On Wednesday, he announced that he will award thousands in scholarship money though his program, the Rose Scholars. According to Sports Illustrated, Rose says there will be one grand prize winner that can win up to $200,000. Two other winners will be […]

During Kanye West’s days-long twitter resurgence, he mentioned that President Obama didn’t do anything for Chicago during the 8 years he was in office. Social media demanded that the rapper practice what he preaches…. and now- Kanye is creating an organization after his mom called “Donda Social.” Related Stories: That Friend Who Doesn’t Listen: These […]

He says many kids don't have mentors to keep them on track, as he had growing up.

Ifeoma White-Thorpe has to make a tough decision among the elite schools vying for her enrollment.

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Chance the Rapper announces the launch of the New Chance Arts and Literature Fund for Chicago public schools.

NewsOne focuses in March 2017 on the steep uphill climb of Black girls in the K-12 public school system.

An African-American boy launches a book club featuring literature with positive Black characters.