Charter Schools

Secretary of Education John King is urging charter schools to take a different approach to school discipline. Research shows that charter schools suspend students--especially children of color--at a higher rate than public schools.

Watch Roland Martin, Howard Fuller, Nina Rees, guest host Avis Jones-DeWeever, and the NewsOne Now panel discuss the charter school versus traditional school debate in the video clip above.

Dr. Karen Thomas, Founder and CEO of Marion P. Thomas Charter School in Newark, New Jersey, and Ana Ponce, Chief Executive Officer of Camino Nuevo Charter Academy in Los Angeles, California spoke with Roland Martin about the benefits of charter schools during Monday's edition of NewsOne Now.

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Renowned journalist Soledad O’Brien joined Roland Martin Monday on NewsOne Now to discuss the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and what has changed since the…

Marvin Sapp is not just a grammy-nominated gospel artist. He is the founder of The Grand Rapids Ellington School of Arts and Technology, a performing arts…