education

Joe W. Bowers Jr. | California Black Media  Last Thursday, the University of California’s (UC) Board of Regents voted 23-0 to end the use of the SAT and ACT tests in admissions for all California freshman applicants through 2024. The University plans to try to create a new standardized test to use in time for […]

Conversation with Dana Hammond, CEO of the Academy of Media Arts The pandemic has us in a state of adverse change. Schools are closed, technology is needed just for the students to keep up. With mass layoffs, careers of the future are certainly different. How do our children adapt. How do we overcome. Does the […]

By Tanu Henry | California Black Media African-American children are California’s lowest performing group of students, only above students with special needs. Only 2 percent of Black kids in the state attend schools that are considered “high performing.” And only 10 majority African-American schools, located mostly in hard-to-count, high-poverty census tracts around the Bay Area […]

You agree or nah??? Principal Carlotta Outley Brown, pictured in April 2018, has implemented a dress code for parents at James Madison High School in Houston. (Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle/AP)By Antonia Noori FarzanApril 24 at 5:08 AM It’s not exactly unusual for school dress codes to become a source of controversy. But the latest flare-up has a […]

There has been a lot of attention recently, and rightly so, to Assembly Bill 392 which seeks to change the use of deadly force by California law enforcement officers — thus hoping to stop the police shootings of unarmed Black and brown people. While that bill is critical to Black community, there are also some […]


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