Government is blocking Black kids from great schools while seats sit empty

In February, eight Black and Hispanic families filed a federal lawsuit challenging the Connecticut State Department of Education’s race-based enrollment quotas for Hartford’s magnet schools. This policy mandates that 25% of a … ›

It's the discrimination, stupid

After the Lower Merion School District in Pennsylvania finished spending millions of dollars to modernize its two high schools, it decided to “equalize” student attendance.  District planners intended to force the … ›

Barbara Boxer: Step 1 — Find mouth. Step 2 — Insert foot.

Author: Joshua Thompson Harry C. Alford, president and chief executive of the National Black Chamber of Commerce spoke yesterday during the Senate hearing chaired by Barbara Boxer (D-CA) , entitled "Ensuring … ›

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Government is blocking Black kids from great schools while seats sit empty

In February, eight Black and Hispanic families filed a federal lawsuit challenging the Connecticut State Department of Education’s race-based enrollment quotas for Hartford’s magnet schools. This policy mandates that 25% of a … ›

It's the discrimination, stupid

After the Lower Merion School District in Pennsylvania finished spending millions of dollars to modernize its two high schools, it decided to “equalize” student attendance.  District planners intended to force the … ›

Barbara Boxer: Step 1 — Find mouth. Step 2 — Insert foot.

Author: Joshua Thompson Harry C. Alford, president and chief executive of the National Black Chamber of Commerce spoke yesterday during the Senate hearing chaired by Barbara Boxer (D-CA) , entitled "Ensuring … ›

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Government is blocking Black kids from great schools while seats sit empty

In February, eight Black and Hispanic families filed a federal lawsuit challenging the Connecticut State Department of Education’s race-based enrollment quotas for Hartford’s magnet schools. This policy mandates that 25% of a … ›

It's the discrimination, stupid

After the Lower Merion School District in Pennsylvania finished spending millions of dollars to modernize its two high schools, it decided to “equalize” student attendance.  District planners intended to force the … ›

Barbara Boxer: Step 1 — Find mouth. Step 2 — Insert foot.

Author: Joshua Thompson Harry C. Alford, president and chief executive of the National Black Chamber of Commerce spoke yesterday during the Senate hearing chaired by Barbara Boxer (D-CA) , entitled "Ensuring … ›

Government is blocking Black kids from great schools while seats sit empty

In February, eight Black and Hispanic families filed a federal lawsuit challenging the Connecticut State Department of Education’s race-based enrollment quotas for Hartford’s magnet schools. This policy mandates that 25% of a … ›

It's the discrimination, stupid

After the Lower Merion School District in Pennsylvania finished spending millions of dollars to modernize its two high schools, it decided to “equalize” student attendance.  District planners intended to force the … ›

Barbara Boxer: Step 1 — Find mouth. Step 2 — Insert foot.

Author: Joshua Thompson Harry C. Alford, president and chief executive of the National Black Chamber of Commerce spoke yesterday during the Senate hearing chaired by Barbara Boxer (D-CA) , entitled "Ensuring … ›