Every year since 1978, the Coalition for Christian Outreach (CCO), has hosted the Jubilee conference in Pittsburgh, Pa., to inspire students to live out their Christian faith in every area of their lives. More than 70 speakers, authors, artists and musicians conducted lectures and group classes to engage students and challenge them to think about […]

  Remember how good you felt when Black History Month rolled around and you finally got to learn and talk about significant African American historical figures in school? Well, according to new research published in the Journal of Child Development, affirming a black child’s desire to learn about their race does more than just give them a personal […]

  For the first time since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Christine Wilford plans do something remarkable on Thursday that once was routine: drop her child off at school. The last time her 7-year-old son, Richie, was in class was on December 14, when a gunman smashed his way into his school in […]

AV’s Say What You Want To Say asked listeners to weigh in on the topic of students cursing and using profanity in school. Take a…

Getting a new school year off to a good start can influence children’s attitude, confidence, and performance both socially and academically. The transition from August to September can be difficult for both children and parents. Even children who are eager to return to class must adjust to the greater levels of activity, structure, and, for […]

Fifteen students at Grambling State University (GSU) this week got a rare opportunity to participate in the filming of a full-length television sitcom pilot on campus. The Film Workforce Training Program, run by GSU film studies instructor Lena Wilson Claybon, was an intensive 10-week class that paired students with directors, scouts, cinematographers and makeup artists […]

High School and College students received a few basic principles on how to succeed in business from legendary basketball star, Earvin “Magic” Johnson, earlier this week. With candor, wit and all seriousness, the Hall of Fame “hooper” explained to more than 80 youth at the Ron Brown Youth Entrepreneur Summit his kernels of success and […]

President Barack Obama is creating a new office to bolster education of African-American students. The White House says the office will coordinate the work of communities and federal agencies to ensure that African-American youngsters are better prepared for high school, college and career. Obama is announcing his election-year initiative Wednesday night in a speech to […]

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed into law a blueprint aimed at improving Cleveland’s public schools. Kasich signed the bill on Monday at a Cleveland school surrounded by city officials, lawmakers and children. He enlisted several youngsters to help him and told them “that’s how you make a law.” Kasich had helped build support for […]

Should students and teachers ever be friends on Facebook? School districts across the country, including the nation’s largest, are weighing that question as they seek to balance the risks of inappropriate contact with the academic benefits of social networking. SEE ALSO: Will Trayvon Trial Start Race Riots? At least 40 school districts nationwide have approved […]

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AKRON, OH (WOIO) – President Obama’s Jobs Bill was shot down by Senate Republicans Tuesday. The bill failed to get the 60 votes it needed even with 53 Democratic seats in the Senate the bill needed Republican support, which just didn’t happen. Republicans say the bill is more like a stimulus plan, that’s going to […]