Public Schools

Parents: Schools Not Preparing Students of Color for Future

From lack of funding to low expectations, a new survey finds that Black and Latino parents don’t trust public schools to help their kids succeed.

Weekend Read: The Booker-Zuckerberg $100M Plan to Reform Newark Schools

“Everybody’s getting paid, but Raheem still can’t read.”

Public Universities Funding Less Low-Income Students Nationwide

A new study from ProPublica and The Chronicle for Higher Education shows colleges most frequented by low-income students are giving them less aid than ever.

Brooklyn Teen on Track to Become First Black Female Chess Master

Rochelle Ballantyne, 17, a Brooklyn teenager featured in the documentary “Chess Master” is on track to become the first female chess master.