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Plus, Chicago to pay over $5 million in two police shootings suits and survey finds that Black And white Americans view historical events very differently.

The unnamed Harlem Park Elementary School instructor was given the pink slip for using inflammatory language when trying to get control of her class.

Black riders are more likely to receive cancellations or have a longer wait times compared to White riders, according to a new study.

Foxbaltimore.com reports that Baltimore County Public Schools has adopted a new philosophy as the foundation for its grading system for the first time in 20 years. Many teachers just learned about the policy change when they returned to school last week. Under the new system, a student’s behavior is factored out of his or her grades. […]

In a world full of sadness and bad news, it’s always refreshing to run across something that truly changes your perspective on life and generally serves as an uplifting message to carry with you. That’s exactly what a viral video of a martial arts instructor and his student have managed to do, as it’s also […]

Secretary of Education John King talks with NewsOne about elevating the teaching profession. He wants to give teachers a voice and prepare them for the 21st century classroom.

The Chicago Teachers Union announced Wednesday that it will launch a one-day strike on April Fool's Day, and is asking the entire city to join them in their efforts. The union says the impetus for the strike is a call for justice although there are several competing aims, DNAinfo Chicago reports

The unnamed male teacher at Green County High School in Greensboro, Georgia, is accused of calling Shaniaya Hunter, "the dumbest girl I have ever met." The comment came after Shaniaya experienced a number of absences due to an eye condition and asked the teacher in December for assistance catching up on her work, reports the New York Daily News.

In the face of a $480 million budget gap, an estimated 200 Chicago Public Schools employees are expected to receive pink slips in the latest round of belt-tightening at the nation's fourth largest school district.

Michigan's water crisis in Flint has also opened up concern for the state's school issues in Detroit, U.S. Uncut reports.