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University of Houston Is Flourishing, But Black Enrollment Has Plummeted

By Victor Trammell Big changes for the better are all around at the University of Houston. Currently, the high amount of money available for faculty research spending is at record-breaking levels. Brand new campus facilities are under construction. Things are flying high in the school’s athletic department too. The Cougars football team is the top-ranked […]

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Judge Calls Out Huge Wealth Gap in This State’s Schools

By Victor Trammell A court ruling in Connecticut has garnered national news coverage due to the influence a judge’s decision had on public education in the Constitution State. A lawsuit filed by a coalition of education funding advocates operating in Connecticut brought this case to light. The lawsuit argued that the gross funding inequalities between well-to-do […]

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Annual Cost of Daycare Has Surpassed the Cost of a College Education

By Victor Trammell Much has been reported and discussed about the high cost of a college education in America. However, the yearly cost of another expense parents are responsible for earlier in a child’s life is even higher. According to a recent study by New America, a non-partisan Washington D.C.-based think tank, the annual cost […]

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This School System Is Being Sued By Refugees

By Victor Trammell Due to the chaos that ensues in other war-torn countries across the world, an annual influx of refugees make their way to the United States every year. The U.S. gets around 85,000 out of the eight-figure number of refugees, which flee seriously dangerous living environments to seek asylum in safer nations all […]

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Michigan Student Suspended for Posting Pictures of Discolored Water In School Restroom On Social Media

By Victor Trammell A public school student at a high school in Westland, Michigan has been placed on out-of-school suspension for exposing contaminated water in a school restroom on social media. Hazel Juco, a senior at John Glenn High School was using the restroom one day last week and turned on a sink’s water faucet […]

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Schools Now Recognizing Mispronouncing Kids’ Names As Micro-aggression

By: Krystle Crossman Children can have a hard time in school when they have an uncommon name. The teachers will get up in front of the class to read off the attendance list and stumble over names. Once the name has been mispronounced it will be hard for the teacher and the students to correct […]

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Black History: Study Says One Migration From Africa Populated The World

By Victor Trammell Scientific studies have long since proven that the first human beings on earth lived on the continent known today as Africa. However, the big question Western scientists have had for scores of years is this: What path of migration did the early humans take, which lead them to populating the rest of […]

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Amazing 11-Year-Old Black Girl Launches ‘Marley Magazine’ With ELLE

By Victor Trammell Black parents, whether they are homeschooling their children or not must teach their sons and daughters that it’s never too early to set goals and accomplish them beyond imagination. Marley Dias (pictured), 11, is an amazing young black girl who has proven this reality magnificently. With the guidance of a great household […]

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Fed Up School Cafeteria Worker Quits Job After Being Forced to Deny Hot Meal to Hungry Boy

By Victor Trammell In a nation like the United States where food goes wasted more than it does in any other country, one would think that public school children would be the last ones to go hungry in their school cafeteria. However, this idea serves as wishful thinking at many of the nation’s public schools […]

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Education Secretary’s Problematic Comments About Homeschoolers

By Victor Trammell For many new-age families, homeschooling has become a safer, more convenient, and in some cases more cost efficient alternative to educating children via the private or public sector. Homeschooling is a growing academic phenomenon, which has become much more prevalent than it was before the beginning of the 21st century. An online […]

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Canadian Teacher Faces Disciplinary Action After Saying Some Disgusting Things to Student

By Victor Trammell A  teacher who works at a school in the Canadian province of Ontario faces a series of disciplinary hearings on Friday (September 23rd) over allegations of  saying some filthy things to a student. Jennifer Green-Johnson (pictured) is an English teacher at Dunnville Secondary School in Dunnville, Ontario. Green-Johnson has two sets of […]

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Mother Creates Book Subscription Box In Response to Lack of Books for Black Kids

By Victor Trammell Readers are leaders! This is a mantra that all minority children in America should have drilled into their heads at a very young age. However, literacy rates for minority children who attend public schools in urban areas are at the bottom of the pack when it comes to their performance on standardized, […]

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