‘A BALM IN GILEAD’

In Part 2 of an exclusive interview, Bethune-Cookman University’s current president describes his grand vision for the school. BY JENISE GRIFFIN MORGAN FLORIDA COURIER Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU)...

Lower GED passing score in Florida takes effect in March (updated)

Here are frequently asked questions about the GED passing score change from the Florida Department of Education. Link here:  http://www.fldoe.org/core/fileparse.php/5615/urlt/HSEchangesFAQ.pdf What are the new score levels...

A Decade of Dreams

For 10 years, Steve Harvey and Essence Magazine have partnered with Walt Disney World to host the Disney Dreamers Academy. Florida was well-represented with...

IT JUST WON’T STOP

At least 17 children and adults are dead and a former student is in custody after America’s latest mass shooting in a school –...

Elite colleges admit more low-income students, but scandal reinforces stereotypes

ROBERT GAUTHIER/LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Friends of Claremont McKenna student Kendall Hollimon surround him for a campus video shoot on March...

Students aren’t mediocre, assembly-line widgets

Teachers, have you ever felt frustrated and ill-equipped to meet the needs of the students in your...

Sasha Obama to begin college at University of Michigan

OLIVIER DOULIERY/ABACA PRESS/TNS Sasha Obama attends a state dinner at the White House on March 10, 2016. BY...

FAMU receives $110,000 that will go to first-generation students

TALLAHASSEE – The State University System of Florida Board of Governors’ Foundation has awarded Florida A&M University (FAMU) $110,000 to help provide scholarship support...

Separate, unequal 62 years later

Public schools becoming more segregated BY JOY RESMOVITS LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS Sixty-two years after the Supreme Court ruled that America’s schools must be integrated, campuses...

State approves nursing programs at four colleges

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The State Board of Education on Monday approved new baccalaureate degrees for nursing at four state colleges in Central Florida. The...

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