How Obama’s Education Law Can Help Black Parents Bridge the Education Gap
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How Obama’s Education Law Can Help Black Parents Bridge the Education Gap

By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. (President and CEO, NNPA) All parents want the best for their children. We all acknowledge that attaining a high-quality K-12 education is…

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ESSA Law Must Provide Necessary Investments for Success, Educators Say
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ESSA Law Must Provide Necessary Investments for Success, Educators Say

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Across the nation, educators say that federal dollars must follow former President Barack Obama’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), in order…

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MacPhail Center for Music Thrives with Promise of ESSA
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MacPhail Center for Music Thrives with Promise of ESSA

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Educators at the MacPhail Center for Music in Minneapolis credit the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) with increasing awareness about their…

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NAFEO’s Lezli Baskerville Calls HBCU White House Meetings Successful
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NAFEO’s Lezli Baskerville Calls HBCU White House Meetings Successful

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Through the vitriolic, and sometimes venomous, atmosphere of the presidential campaign, a highly-regarded member of then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s inner…

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President Trump Signs Executive Order on HBCUs
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President Trump Signs Executive Order on HBCUs

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) President Trump signed an executive order to focus more attention on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) on Tuesday, February 28.…

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Baton Rouge Charter Academy Fights to Stay Open, Keep 600 students
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Baton Rouge Charter Academy Fights to Stay Open, Keep 600 students

By Candace J. Semien (The Drum/NNPA Member) BATON ROUGE — When Jonathan Hage traveled to Baton Rouge following the August flood, the Charter School USA director’s first concerns…

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Louisiana Congressman Cedric Richmond Prepares to Lead the CBC
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Louisiana Congressman Cedric Richmond Prepares to Lead the CBC

By D. Kevin McNeir (The Washington Informer/NNPA Member) The changing of the guard in Washington, D.C. continues as Representative Cedric Richmond (LA -02) prepares to lead the Congressional…

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PRESS ROOM: NNPA Awarded $1.5 Million ESSA Media Grant
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PRESS ROOM: NNPA Awarded $1.5 Million ESSA Media Grant

Contact: Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. (202) 588-8764 ESSA@nnpa.org NNPA 1816 12th Street NW Washington, DC 20009 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) is pleased…

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HBCU Students Speak with Charles Koch Before Annual Gala
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HBCU Students Speak with Charles Koch Before Annual Gala

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) held its annual fundraising gala recently in Washington, D.C. Before the packed and glitzy evening…

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