Schools

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is getting a lot of praise for his generous “gift” to historically black colleges and universities! Hastings gifted $120 million to be divided up between Morehouse. . .Spelman and the United Negro College Fund! It is reported: “in what early estimates describe as being the largest individual gift ever given toward […]

There is no doubt that Shaw graduates have had an impact in our world and we know it. Some of the greatest and most profitable businesses today are owned or operated by decision-makers that have graduated from Shaw High School.

Via Complex: Lil Jon knows the value of education. And the importance of giving back. On Tuesday, AOL confirmed the 46-year-old rapper has opened the doors to Mafi Atitekpo DA Primary School in eastern Ghana. The effort was part of Jon’s ongoing support of Pencils for Promise, a “for-purpose” organization that builds schools in developing countries like Guatemala, Laos, Nicaragua, and Ghana. […]

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Shout out to hometown hero! Via Vibe: Looks like we’ll be getting a sneak peek into the life of students enrolled at LeBron James’ I Promise school in Akron, OH. According to the Akron Beacon Journal, the school has reportedly inked a deal with a NYC production company to document the first year of the school’s opening. “The […]

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This brilliant young woman was offered a spot by 26 colleges (and $3m in scholarships) http://t.co/0EcmyRlIPZ pic.twitter.com/7PPnrWPf4b" — Maham Masood (@1mahammasood) June 15, 2015 Black…

It seems like parenting is getting a whole lot tougher these days. Not only do you have to make sure the youngins’ are fed, clean and clothed properly but you also have to worry about going to jail over getting your child an education.  Glad I have pets. First is the story of a homeless […]

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New York State Senator Eric Adams (D-Queens) wants to ban sagging pants in New York public schools. In a New York Post editorial, Adams points out that sagging pants are not only a bad look, but leaves youth who partake in the trend ill prepared for the future. “When you walk through the halls of our […]

(WOIO) – A local high school football game has been canceled. The Elyria High School vs Strongsville High football game is canceled for tonight, Friday, September 16th. The EHS JV game for Saturday, September 17th has also been canceled. Elyria’s Communications Director tells 19 Action News about 30 football players were sent home from school Friday […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Just days into the school year and 19 Action News has discovered a high school teacher is under investigation for having sex with a student. The female teacher works at John Adams High School on Cleveland’s east side. The so-called affair has reportedly been going on for two years. The teacher’s […]

A teacher was arrested and charged with beating a teen with a baseball bat. The Cleveland teacher lives in Akron and that’s where the assault reportedly took place. According to dear old dad, he was trying to protect his daughter from a boy who he says is “bad news.” Friends of Jeff Willis say he was pushed to his […]

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One hundred Cleveland High School students are a bit happier today, as they all will be attending the colleges of their choice on the dime of New York Jets wide receiver Braylon Edwards. Back in 2008, Braylon promised 100 Cleveland High students that he would put them through college if they could maintain a 2.5 […]

Oprah Winfrey gave away the last $6 million of her Oprah Winfrey’s Angel Foundation to six charter schools that are among the few bright spots in the nation’s education system.