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Spring Valley High police brutality video demonstrates school to prison pipeline

Yesterday a disturbing new video was circulated on social media of a police officer assaulting a young black girl who was seated in a...

Time to Take a Hard Look at Juvenile Sentencing

By Reps. John Conyers (D-MI) and Bobby Scott (D-VA) One year ago, in the case of Miller v. Alabama, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that...

E-Rate 2.0: Commissioner Rosenworcel’s Plan to Reboot National Education

Last month, during an address at the Washington Education Technology Policy Summit, FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel announced that she will champion the schools and...

Interested in Social Justice & Radio Ownership? Listen Here!

Even though African Americans account for 13% of the population, did you know we only account for 7% of all radio licenses? Well, that...

Criminal Justice: Scott, Jones Introduce Youth PROMISE Act

From the office of Rep. Bobby Scott: WASHINGTON, DC – Today Congressman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (D-VA), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee...

Jeb Bush on Technology’s Role in 21st Century Education Reform

Charter schools, accountability, tenure reform and other strategies are nothing more than tools to...

Wisconsin Dems Feeling Confident: ‘We Are Coming Back’

Wisconsin has been, in many ways, ground zero for the institutionalization of Tea Party-type policies after the political movement began three (or so) years...

Want to Go Ivy League? Try This

Many Black families want their children to go to the best colleges possible when they leave high school. But, many may not know how...

Year-round Schooling? It Might Happen in Maryland

By Tracey Gold Bennett, Special from The Washington Informer Children in Prince George’s County may one day be attending school year-round. That’s if the Board...

Obama Leaving No Child Behind in Effort to “Win the Future”

“In the 21st Century, it’s not enough to leave no child behind. We need to help every child get ahead. We need to get every child on a path to academic excellence.”