Charter Schools

  Howard University President Wayne Frederick welcomed U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos with open arms. Only time will tell if Frederick made a wise decision. DeVos, the polarizing Education Secretary, got her first photo-op at a historically Black college since her razor-thin confirmation thanks to Frederick’s high-profile meeting. A billionaire who is facing mounting […]

Watch excerpts of the second part of Roland Martin and a group of impassioned educators' discussion on school choice, charter schools and vouchers.

Roland Martin and a group of passionate, committed leaders in education came together for an important discussion on the issue of school choice.

The NAACP voted for a moratorium on charter school expansion. But scores of Black parents, many of them longtime members of the organization, oppose the moratorium.

The NAACP voted for a moratorium on charter school expansion. But scores of Black parents, many of them longtime members of the organization, oppose the moratorium.

Dr. Steve Perry questions the motives of the NAACP's Board of Directors in calling for a moratorium on charter school expansion.

Renown Black scholar shares his philosophy in the design of a new school. Edmund Gordon explains his approach with NewsOne.

A new Brooklyn charter school held its naming ceremony. It will approach education based on how students learn.

Chicago South Side educators are using innovative methods to reach their students. Winning a social entrepreneur award has opened new doors for PilotEd.

The Black Lives Matter platform addresses the need for education reform.

No new charter schools. That’s the request from the NAACP. The historic and iconic civil rights organization has approved a resolution calling for a moratorium on the expansion of Charter Schools in America. The resolution states in part: “Charter schools have contributed to the increased segregation rather than diverse integration of our public school system… “Weak oversight […]

Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers, knows just how important education is for the future leaders of our nation and the world. She recently spoke with Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, about the state of the American education system.