The Education Department accesses civil rights gains under President Obama. Activists are preparing for rollbacks under Trump's administration.
President Obama set out early in his presidency to reform education. He points to major achievements as his term in office comes to an end.
The Departments of Education and Justice urged schools to examine their use of police officers to discipline students. They offer guidelines and tools to revise their policies.
U.S. Secretary of Education John King shares his vision for education equity. NewsOne Now host Roland Martin and his panel evaluate King's vision and the likely education policies of the presidential candidates.
An Education Department report finds a dramatic increase in prison spending over education funding. The Obama administration is calling for a reprioritization.
Secretary of Education John King is urging charter schools to take a different approach to school discipline. Research shows that charter schools suspend students--especially children of color--at a higher rate than public schools.
The Department of Education hosted a national teacher diversity summit. It also released new data on the issue.
Secretary of Education John King talks with NewsOne about elevating the teaching profession. He wants to give teachers a voice and prepare them for the 21st century classroom.