graduation

A Louisiana community celebrates the valedictorian banned from graduation ceremony over his refusal to shave his facial hair. The case raised questions about school districts selectively enforcing its policies.

Since 2010, every single Urban Prep graduate has been accepted to a four-year college or university.

Michelle Obama delivered the final commencement speech of her tenure as First Lady Friday at City College of New York in Harlem, addressing more than 3,000 members of the class of 2016 at the 169-year-old public college. During the speech, which included a dig at Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and a brief talk about the significance […]

What may not have been a traditional graduation speech has now captured the heart and souls of many.

A Louisiana high school prevented its valedictorian from graduating because he refused to shave off his facial hair. The school district said it has a longstanding ban on male facial hair. But it was not enforced during the school year.

Watch President Barack Obama deliver one of his final commencement speeches at Howard University Saturday.

Not only did Nitra complete undergrad, she's now about to graduate from law school. Myles is completing his Master's degree in special education, while their son MJ is preparing to graduate from kindergarten.

The dismal education statistics for young Black men are all too familiar, especially in cities like Camden, New Jersey, where poverty, crime and poor access to…

According to new data from the Department of Education, graduation rates for Black and Hispanic students increased by nearly four percentage points from 2011 to 2013, outpacing…

Seniors gearing up for graduation at Howard University can breathe a little easier now; the Mecca is implementing a new practice that will surely lower…