Public school students in the District of Columbia graduated on time in record numbers. However, the stubborn graduation gap continues for students of color.
Lawmakers filed a bill to fund President Obama's Computer Science Initiative. The president launched the partially-funded program earlier this year.
Oakland Public Schools announced plans to launch a program focused on helping Black girls succeed. The school district pioneered a similar program for at-risk Black boys in 2010.
A federal lawsuit accuses an officer and the Kansas City School district of unconstitutionally handcuffing a second-grader. The child was upset after being bullied by a classmate.
Northern Kentucky University students rallied against racism. A flier mocking Welcome Black Week sparked the protest.
Two Mississippi universities removed state flags from campus over its controversial embedded Confederate emblem. They join five other Mississippi public colleges that have removed the flag. Only one remains.
A federal judge suspends school board elections in Ferguson, Missouri. He said the process discriminates against Black voters.
A homeless Georgia teen biked six miles to return to college. Strangers donated thousands of dollars to help him.
Black woman graduates as first valedictorian at the world's first school of dentistry. She was just one of 10 Black female students in a graduating class of 130 students.
Viral photo shows emotional Haitian immigrant graduating at the top of his West Point class. He plans to become a pilot.