Support our Black Colleges and Universities

There is a critical and long overdue discussion about the fate of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) now finally taking place around the nation.

White House Seeks to Help Expand Education Opportunity Morehouse is piloting an alternative to the SAT/ACT

Thirty years ago, one year of tuition, room, and board at a nation’s four-year, degree-granting institution cost $8,756 on average (or $3,499, when adjusted for inflation).

These colleges will pay your student loan bills

Known as a loan repayment assistance program, the colleges offer to pay undergraduate student's loan bills until they earn enough to afford the payments themselves.

DeKalb's Senate Delegates Respond to SACS Decision Carter, Henson laud outcome; call for edu prioritization

State Senator Jason Carter, who chairs the Senate DeKalb County delegation's education committee, said today that he is pleased with the outcome of the decision by SACS to remove the probationary accreditation of the DeKalb County Schools system.

Ohio teacher suspended for alleged racial remark

The white teacher made an apparent reference to President Barack Obama, according to school officials, and allegedly said: "We don't need another black president.''

Feds Likely to Rein in For-Profit Colleges

As higher education costs continue to increase faster than most consumers’ income, college loan debt has now topped $1.2 trillion.

Morris Brown: Out of the Woods…Almost

Thirty million dollars of debt is why Morris Brown College has been in federal bankruptcy court, facing the possibility of institutional extinction.

Family of Georgia student suspended for teacher hug files appeal

The family of a Georgia student suspended for the rest of the school year for hugging a teacher has filed an appeal with the school board, the teen's mother told CNN on Wednesday night.

Teacher to student: You can't be Santa -- you're black!

The family of an African-American high school student says he's crushed after a teacher questioned why he was wearing Santa garb during a school holiday dress-up day last week.

More private college presidents earning over $1 million

As the dream of college remains unaffordable for many students and leaves others in mountains of debt, a growing number of private-college presidents are taking home more than $1 million a year.

Grambling could lose access to financial aid

Grambling State University could be sanctioned or have its access to federal financial aid programs terminated, after it failed to return nearly $15,000 in funds that went to students who dropped out of school.

Sentencing in Dekalb Schools Corruption Case

A DeKalb County judge sentenced two people involved in the school contruction scandal to prison time on Monday, December 9.

Atlanta School Board Gets New Faces

What do the Atlanta Hawks and the Atlanta Board of Education have in common?

Average student loan debt: $29,400

Student loan debt continues to pile up on America's college graduates, topping an average $29,000 per student last year.

Black Woman Professor Reprimanded for Teaching White Students About Structural Racism

A lesson in structural racism turns into a point of contention...