Approval sougth for ‘Best and Brightest’ settlement Local News

Approval sougth for ‘Best and Brightest’ settlement

October 1, 2019

By Jim Saunders News Service of Florida The state Department of Education and the Florida Education Association asked a federal judge last Thursday to preliminarily approve a $15.5 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit alleging that the “Best and Brightest” teacher-bonus program discriminated against Black and Hispanic teachers. The settlement

Why are the Jacob’s Dream books a good fit for grandparents?

February 12, 2019

Special to the Outlook  Close to 4 million babies are born in the U.S. each year. Raising these babies is a monumental responsibility for parents. Oftentimes, grandparents provide invaluable support to parents in raising their children. Realizing the importance of raising a child, the critical question to be asked is:

FVSU  names academic classroom and lab building  for  educator and philanthropist Anne Richardson Gayles-Felton, Ed.D. Education

FVSU names academic classroom and lab building for educator and philanthropist Anne Richardson Gayles-Felton, Ed.D.

November 7, 2018

Special to the Outlook Fort Valley, GA — Fort Valley State University named the Academic Classroom and Lab Building for Anne Richardson Gayles-Felton, Ed.D. during a recent ceremony on  Fort Valley State University’s (FVSU)  campus. The noted educator and philanthropist was recognized for her contributions to education during a teaching

Is it time for more parents to choose home schooling? Feature

Is it time for more parents to choose home schooling?

July 7, 2018

By Ronald W. Holmes, Ph.D. Special to the Outlook Parents have the choice to send their children to traditional public schools in their communities as a result of the Brown v. Board of Education ruling. However, these schools must offer students a quality education. They must also keep them safe

Black Mothers Forum helps Arizona students succeed Education

Black Mothers Forum helps Arizona students succeed

June 5, 2018

  By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Contributor Janelle Wood is on a mission.   The Arizona State University and Phoenix Seminary graduate has been on that mission since she gave birth to a son, years ago.   Her prayer, she said, is that she’ll be a “radiant light in

NNPA ESSA Educator Spotlight: Dr. Tiffany G. Tyler Education

NNPA ESSA Educator Spotlight: Dr. Tiffany G. Tyler

May 22, 2018

              By Lynette Monroe Special to the Outlook Dr. Tiffany G. Tyler is the president and CEO of Communities in Schools (CIS) Nevada. CIS creates school-based strategies for improving the academic outcomes of students by addressing their basic needs. This work centers on helping

A heroine honored: Barbara Johns Day in Virginia honored student activist who helped dismantle public school segregation Education

A heroine honored: Barbara Johns Day in Virginia honored student activist who helped dismantle public school segregation

May 7, 2018

By Saraya Wintersmith Trice Edney News Wire Today’s students need to continue to speak out when they see injustice.   That was the message from Joan Johns Cobbs, the younger sister of the late Barbara Johns, and Cobbs’ classmate, Joy Cabarrus Speakes, as Virginia prepared to celebrate the first Barbara

DeVos gets pushback on attempt to preempt state consumer protection Feature

DeVos gets pushback on attempt to preempt state consumer protection

March 27, 2018

  By Charlene Crowell Trice Edney News Wire Beginning with a controversial nomination that ended in a tie-breaking Senate confirmation vote and continuing throughout her tenure as Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos has faced unceasing criticism. While Administration officials would be inclined to give her the benefit of the doubt, many

Howard helper ends up needing help herself Education

Howard helper ends up needing help herself

March 27, 2018

    By Tatyana Hopkins NNPA Newswire Special Correspondent MANATI, Puerto Rico—Howard University student Dara Freeman, was in pain, crazy pain, the kind that most people will never experience. Freeman, 20, had been hit with a migraine headache.   The pain is excruciating, so severe that it has caused high-profile

Howard University students head to Puerto Rico for hurricane recovery Education

Howard University students head to Puerto Rico for hurricane recovery

March 13, 2018

  By Tatyana Hopkins NNPA Special Correspondent WASHINGTON D.C.—When Oluwakanyinsola Adebola signed up to do community service as part of Howard University’s Alternative Spring Break, she knew she wouldn’t be joining her classmates and thousands of other college students who use their week off to party, play in the sun