School Choice

Several education news stories in 2016 impacted the African-American community. Black educators reached new heights and the community debated school choice.

The President-elect wants DeVos to reform the education system. She's a strong proponent of school choice.

Watch excerpts of the second part of Roland Martin and a group of impassioned educators' discussion on school choice, charter schools and vouchers.

Roland Martin and a group of passionate, committed leaders in education came together for an important discussion on the issue of school choice.

Dr. Steve Perry questions the motives of the NAACP's Board of Directors in calling for a moratorium on charter school expansion.

Opponents of public school closures have new evidence of discrimination. A new study says school closures disproportionately harm Black and poor students.

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 […]

Ohio public school students outscored private school voucher students. Shocked, school choice advocates try to see the glass half full.

Watch Roland Martin, Howard Fuller, Nina Rees, guest host Avis Jones-DeWeever, and the NewsOne Now panel discuss the charter school versus traditional school debate in the video clip above.

Dr. Karen Thomas, Founder and CEO of Marion P. Thomas Charter School in Newark, New Jersey, and Ana Ponce, Chief Executive Officer of Camino Nuevo Charter Academy in Los Angeles, California spoke with Roland Martin about the benefits of charter schools during Monday's edition of NewsOne Now.

The school choice battle rages on — public school proponents believe their way of implementing education is the best way, while proponents of charter schools…

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Tom Joyner Morning Show commentator Roland Martin talks with Republican Senator Rand Paul about the “Success For Our Children” A Forum on School Choice and…