Category Archives: Education

Stories and articles about students, schools, and education.

Visiting the National Museum of African American Culture and History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

I have twice had the chance in the last few months to spend a few hours at the NMAAHC, which opened in September 2016. I look forward to a day when I can wander slowly and at length through its extraordinary galleries. Continue reading Visiting the National Museum of African American Culture and History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

School Discipline—Feds Act to Mitigate School Zero-Tolerance Policies

Last week the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice released new recommendations for the hiring of school resource officers—the most recent push by the Obama administration to protect students’ civil rights and limit harsh school discipline by assuring the role of on-site police is both limited and clearly defined. Continue reading School Discipline—Feds Act to Mitigate School Zero-Tolerance Policies

Eastvale High School Student Earns First Place at National STEM Competition in Atlantic City, New Jersey

On August 24, Justin Blue, a senior from Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Eastvale, CA competed in the National Blacks In Government (BIG) Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics-Student Competition (STEM-SC) and earned the First Place.  Continue reading Eastvale High School Student Earns First Place at National STEM Competition in Atlantic City, New Jersey