Education and Schools
October 26, 2011 -
Education Secretary Arne Duncan was in North Carolina yesterday to tout the president's jobs bill -- and he said he was keeping a close eye on the Wake County school board battle over diversity.
October 12, 2011 -
Voters in Wake County, N.C. cast ballots yesterday in a high-profile school board race and handed a big win to Democrats and desegregation -- and a big loss to North Carolina conservative money man and school-privatization advocate Art Pope.
October 5, 2011 -
After working behind the scenes during the pivotal 2009 school board election in Wake County, N.C., the conservative benefactor, Americans for Prosperity director and ally of the Koch brothers is now directly funding candidates opposed to the public school system's nationally-recognized diversity policy.
September 15, 2011 -
This week, North Carolina election officials announced they were investigating an anonymous flier targeting five candidates in the contentious race for Wake County school board.
September 13, 2011 -
For the country's public colleges, what one hand giveth,
September 8, 2009 -
By Mark Anthony Neal, NewBlackMan
June 9, 2008 -
This past weekend, I attended the National Conference for Media Reform in Minneapolis.