by Michael Lomax onSeptember 15, 2010
Fenty's chancellor, Michelle Rhee, made no shortage of enemies in her quest to revamp the city's troubled schools. In rejecting Fenty, were black voters rejecting school reform too?
July 27, 2010
Education reform gets a thumbs down from the NAACP and NUL.
by Afi-Odelia Scruggs onMay 25, 2010
There’s a reason why Carter G. Woodson established Negro History Week in 1928.
September 28, 2009
Barack Obama has put together a plan to change the way student loans are administered. It's passed the House of Representatives, but now, some wonder whether American students are being well-served by expensive, private four-year colleges.
by Marjorie Valbrun onSeptember 7, 2009
The controversy over President Obama’s school speech is mostly about race. And those parents are teaching their kids exactly the wrong thing.
August 19, 2009
In a world where the bird in the hand is better than a diploma in the bush with no guarantees, how do you make education matter to poor people?
August 14, 2009
His dream has finally come true! Hours after Damon Weaver sat down for an interview on education with President Barack Obama, the soon-to-be sixth grader and cup reporter from Canal Point, Fla., sat down for an exclusive interview with The Root. Click to hear Damon on his plans "A, B, C, D, E, F..." you get the point...
by Kenneth J. Cooper onJuly 27, 2009
All the time and money we spend on education reform will mean nothing if we don’t grow the pool of qualified teachers.
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