education funding

An Education Department report finds a dramatic increase in prison spending over education funding. The Obama administration is calling for a reprioritization.

The Philadelphia City Council is considering a budget that includes a proposed soda tax. Philadelphia's mayor wants to fund early childhood education with the revenue. But there's serious opposition.

U.S. Education Department proposes new rules to standardize how states identify special education students. The Obama administration suspects there is racial bias in the system.

When it comes to funk, as illustrated in the new VH1 documentary Finding the Funk airing again on VH1 in March, there are several groups…