If you’ve been wondering how former NFL player turned sports analyst turned educator Deion Sanders is doing after his second divorce, finalized just last week,…


Roland Martin talks with Bishop Douglas Miles, co-chair of the BUILD organization and co-founding member about the historic $1 billion investment in Baltimore’s schools.


via: defendernetwork.com Black and Latino students may be getting less critical, but helpful, feedback from teachers than their white counterparts, a new educational study indicates. “The social implications of these results are important; many minority students might not be getting input from instructors that stimulates intellectual growth and fosters achievement,” study researcher Kent Harber, a […]

In a meeting Thursday, the HISD Board voted for a reduction in its workforce. That reduction translates into the laying off over 60 teachers, 26…

The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected an appeal from a North Carolina county that had regularly opened its public meetings with Christian prayers. The church-state dispute is a victory for two Forsyth County residents who brought suit against the Board of Commissioners. Janet Joyner and Constance Lynn Blackmon were represented in their court challenge by […]

HOUSTON (KTRK) — Power outages across the city have left several Houston Independent School District campuses without power this morning. HISD administrators are working on a plan to transfer children out of the affected schools if power is not restored soon. HISD doesn’t have power at the following schools: Pin Oak MS Houston Gardens ES […]

Our great friends over at KHOU.com has been covering ways to prevent bullying in our community. As Houston-area school districts tackle the issue of bullies in schools, a growing number of parents have turned to new tactics to protect their children. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructor Marcos Cerqueira, of the Heights Jiu-Jitsu Club, said the number of […]

Via NewsOne.com: Mark Zuckerberg, the 26-year-old Facebook founder and the biggest climber on this year’s Forbes 400, has just agreed to donate $100 million to Newark’s troubled public schools. The tech whiz kid is expected to appear on fellow Forbes billionaire Oprah Winfrey’s show tomorrow to announce the gift, alongside Newark Mayor Cory Booker and […]

Via StreamingFaith.com: The recent surge in bully-related suicides among teens has prompted parents, churches and a number of states to tackle the issue before another student takes his or her own life. Youth groups are being encouraged to serve as a place where students can feel accepted and safe to share about any brushes with […]


Detroit will be closing 45 schools to save $31M and to restructure the Detroit School System: DETROIT, Mich. — A $1 billion plan from Detroit Public Schools’ emergency financial manager calls for closing 44 schools plus one administration building. Forty-four buildings will be closed by summer, and another 13 by 2012, including two of the […]