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A substitute teacher at a middle school in Prince Georges County, Maryland is being investigated on charges of disciplining students with a belt last week,…

Rude advisors at Kennesaw . Smh pic.twitter.com/ugcX4gnIsp — KB (@IamKB_) May 14, 2015 Video showing a Kennesaw State University employee telling a Black student he…

On Thursday, the 20-year-old University of Virginia student who was injured in a violent arrest at the hands of state Alcoholic Beverage Control officers appeared in…

Seniors gearing up for graduation at Howard University can breathe a little easier now; the Mecca is implementing a new practice that will surely lower…

The suspect in today’s stabbings at a Pittsburgh-area high school is being treated for injuries to his hands, Murrysville Police Chief Thomas Seefeld said. An adult security guard is among the injured, he said. See Video

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Calling aspiring filmmakers in grades k-12! The first ever White House Student Film Festival is inviting students from around the country to create and submit a one-to three-minute short web video. Finalists could have their videos screened at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, and posted on the White House website. Deadline for entries is January 29th, 2014. Entry guidelines 

Principals at some D.C. elementary schools cut recess time this year to 15 minutes per day to meet new citywide scheduling mandates, prompting protest from parents who argued that children need more exercise to be healthy and focused in class. Read More

Students in the District’s traditional public schools scored higher than ever before on the city’s annual math and reading tests this year, and they also posted the largest single-year gain since 2008, according to results released Tuesday by Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D). Read More

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According to the DC Council, all students of the district should be able to ride Metro and Ride On buses for free. The decision was made to aid those students who use those forms of transportation to get to school on a daily basis. Read more about what the council is proposing to do from […]

You have to wonder if Paul thought he could walk in and bamboozle the students at HU.  I guess he now knows better.    EURweb reports that Sen. Rand Paul faced a skeptical audience at Howard University on Wednesday, as he tried to sell students at the HBCU on the positive history between the Republican […]

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Roland Martin talks with Damon Hewitt, the Director of Education Practice at the NAACP LDF about the “school to prison” pipeline that was occurring in…

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Roland Martin Talks with Michelle Rhee, the founder and CEO of StudentFirst, about the recently released 50 state policy report card which ranks the quality…