About 100 cities, counties, and tribal communities have said they are going to take the Obama administration up on its new "My Brother's Keeper" initiative community challenge.
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August 21, 2014
Disparities in school discipline and disparities in arrest rates are linked, civil rights advocates say.
August 18, 2014
As unrest continues in the St. Louis suburb, three of four public school districts in the area, citing concern for students' and families' safety, decided to keep their doors closed to students on Monday.
August 13, 2014
Updated: Schools in Ferguson, Mo., have delayed the first day of school as the community continues to grapple with a police shooting of an unarmed teen there.
August 11, 2014
The Jennings school district cancelled school Monday after a night of looting and riots in the area, sparked by a police shooting of an unarmed African-American teen.
July 21, 2014
Districts that make up the Council of the Great City Schools are pledging to invest in strategies meant to improve outcomes for boys of color.
July 11, 2014
Many believe that girls of color face the same challenges as their male peers and that it makes little sense to exclude them from the White House initiative.