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...

3 San Jose State students charged with hate crime against black roommate

Three San Jose State University students in California have been charged with racially bullying their black roommate by clamping a bicycle lock around his neck and decorating their four-bedroom suite with a Confederate flag, Nazi symbols, photos of Adolf Hitler ...

To Be Equal: Is America Becoming a Nation of Bullies?

When 12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick jumped to her death from an abandoned concrete plant tower on September 9 because of bullying from her classmates, the world stood up and took notice.

The Smartboard Briefs

Businesses won’t fund the search for Atlanta’s next school superintendent, though private money could still double the salary of the school system’s next leader.

American adults score poorly on global test

It's long been known that America's school kids haven't measured well compared with international peers. Now, there's a new twist: Adults don't either.

The State of HBCUs: Morehouse College

Five hundred fewer students enrolled. Seventy-five administrative positions eliminated or downgraded. $2.5 million lost.

The State of HBCUs: Spelman College

Friendship Baptist Church was the founding base for Spelman College some 132 years ago, when two teachers Harriet E. Giles and Sophia B. Packard embarked on finding a home for their institution of higher learning. With the support of then ...