When American troops headed to Europe for WWI, hostility to all things German intensified across the country. Schools even banned German fairy tales.
New reading requirements at Harvard have added fuel to an ongoing debate about diversity in curricula. At HBCUs these fights had a different dimension.
The “renegade” scholar Stanley Fish is really a bit dramatic.
Sesame Street's original purpose was to use TV to deliver research-based educational techniques and prepare low-income kids for school.
Julia, a muppet with autism, is part of an effort to be more inclusive of all children, increasing tolerance through representation.
The U.S. Department of Education has been controversial since President Jimmy Carter started it in 1979. Now many are wondering if it needs to exist.
The Cosbys gave Spelman College, one of America's 107 HBCUs, over $20 million dollars. What does his legacy mean for the future of black colleges?
In 1917, a Progressive education reformer surveyed the high school landscape and looked to the future. His grand plans still haven’t come to fruition.
Betsy DeVos strongly supports charter schools operating within the public school framework, and vouchers that help students pay private school tuition.
Historically black colleges and universities have also been on the forefront of fighting for desegregation.