School

Tionna Norris said that her 3-year-old child's teacher claimed that the students were bullying her because of her "stinky" hair—a claim that the school confirmed was not true.

Clowns are supposed to make you laugh, make you feel happy and unfortunately with the release of the remake of Stephen King’s ‘IT’, people across the country are feeling total opposite. In Maryland, police have increased their presence at certain schools after threats made by clowns on social media. Western High School and 2 other […]

D.C. school officials rejected the ACLU's claim that Ron Brown Prep would begin enrolling female students. The organization is battling to get females admitted to a school designed for males of color from low-income families.

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Rickey Smiley discusses what he experienced with The Rickey Smiley Foundation as it provided free haircuts and school supplies to young students on the way to school. He reflects on the moment when he noticed a woman who is a mother to six kids outside of the grocery store, troubled by her inability to buy […]

Since 2010, every single Urban Prep graduate has been accepted to a four-year college or university.

A Baltimore school police officer, captured slapping and kicking a student last month in a viral video, will not face child abuse charges, reports The Baltimore Sun.

Police arrested a Beaumont, Texas high school math teacher for assaulting her student. The arrest came shortly after a video went viral that shows her slapping the male student five times.

Monyetta Shaw, former fiance to R&B singer Ne-Yo, talks about her new book, single parenting and what it means to “save some of you for you,” with “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show. She also goes into detail about why she thinks it’s important for single mothers to let their children see their fathers, and to try […]

Researchers found that white male teachers are 10 to 20 percent more likely to have low expectations for Black female students.

The unnamed male teacher at Green County High School in Greensboro, Georgia, is accused of calling Shaniaya Hunter, "the dumbest girl I have ever met." The comment came after Shaniaya experienced a number of absences due to an eye condition and asked the teacher in December for assistance catching up on her work, reports the New York Daily News.

The video, which shows the unidentified officer slapping the teenager twice -- loud enough to hear the impact -- before kicking he or she as they walk down the stairs, has prompted the suspension of both officers involved in the incident.