In the nineteenth century, the state used a new education system to shape young citizens' attitudes toward a shrinking empire and the emerging Republic.
We spoke with Angela Proctor, head archivist at Southern University, about the collections of slave narratives compiled by John B. Cade from 1929-1935.
Educators have been debating academic tracking since the early years of the public high school.
A clash of library enthusiasts ended with a sexual harassment scandal.
The pandemic helped establish homeschooling as a fixture among educational options in the US. But it’s been around—and gaining in popularity—for a while.
From the moment US Army troops arrived in the South, newly freed people sought ways to gain education—particularly to learn to read and write.
Homeschooling has proved to be a valued alternative to the institutional racism often found in the classroom. But it offers something more, too.
The civil rights leader who changed his name to Kwame Ture encouraged students in the Mississippi Freedom Schools to think critically.
A TikTok trend is only the most recent example of how people often question the abilities of marginalized groups.
At a time when respectable women rarely spoke to the public, Anne Laura Clarke was a star lecturer.