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Three Black Charleston school board members stormed out of a meeting. They are protesting a school closure and systemic education inequality.

Residents in Henrico County, Va., debated at a school board meeting whether to rename a middle school that honors a segregationist. This is the latest flashpoint in a growing national campaign to remove the names of racist historical figures from public buildings.

School officials in Henrico County, Va., apologize to parents for showing students a racial discrimination video during Black History Month. The parents complained that it promoted white guilt.

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee watched from the front row of the D.C. Council chamber Monday as educators fired by her administration last year demanded an apology and questioned her budget practices. About a half dozen former public school educators wore T-shirts that read: “I am not a child molester.” The message […]

VIA CNN: Superintendent John Covington called for the closing or consolidation of almost half of the schools in the Kansas City, Missouri, school district, and a school board voted Wednesday to approve the downsizing. Covington calls it the “right-size” plan,” but many residents say it’s plain wrong. A packed room of people watched the board […]