Education

Slain Youth Advocate Sought Year-Round Jobs for Baltimore City’s Young People

Slain Youth Advocate Sought Year-Round Jobs for Baltimore City’s Young People

December 6, 2018

Councilman Zeke Cohen submitted a resolution to advance the BMORE Invested Fund to expand Baltimore’s Youthworks program to year-round employment, honoring DaVonte Friedman

Can a $1.8 Billion Gift to Johns Hopkins University Spark National College Affordability Policy Changes?

Can a $1.8 Billion Gift to Johns Hopkins University Spark National College Affordability Policy Changes?

November 22, 2018

Lester Spence, political commentator and Johns Hopkins Associate Professor of Political Science and Africana Studies, discusses critiques and possible implications of Michael Bloomberg’s historic donation

Counselors, Not Cops: Creating Safe and Supportive Environments in America’s Schools

Counselors, Not Cops: Creating Safe and Supportive Environments in America’s Schools

November 15, 2018

Khalilah Harris reports on a new book, Lift Us Up, Don’t Push Us Out, examining the sources of and solutions for dismantling the school-to-prison pipeline told through the voices of advocates

Progressive Education Policy Panel with Khalilah Harris

Progressive Education Policy Panel with Khalilah Harris

November 13, 2018

TRNN’s Dr. Khalilah Harris hosts a discussion on Maryland and national progressive education policies that could advance equitable access to opportunity for all students

Will Harvard's Affirmative Action Case be a Referendum on Race Conscious College Admissions?

Will Harvard’s Affirmative Action Case be a Referendum on Race Conscious College Admissions?

November 12, 2018

A discussion with Brenda Shum of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and Nicole Ochi of Advancing Justice L.A., hosted by Khalilah Harris

Student Debt Dogs Millennials for a Lifetime and Drags Down the Economy

Student Debt Dogs Millennials for a Lifetime and Drags Down the Economy

October 31, 2018

The student debt problem is exploding, growing three times as fast as any other kind of debt, yet the Trump administration is making it more difficult for students to seek debt relief. Ellen Brown of the Public Banking Institute outlines the implications

The Role of Maryland HBCUs in Advancing Equity

The Role of Maryland HBCUs in Advancing Equity

October 8, 2018

TRNN’s Dr. Khalilah Harris joined expert contributors to discuss the opportunities and challenges facing Maryland HBCUs as we move into the future economy

LA Teachers May Be Forced to Strike for More School Funding

LA Teachers May Be Forced to Strike for More School Funding

October 1, 2018

Los Angeles teachers are now in mediation over wages, evaluation, smaller class size and school funding. The teachers have authorized their union to call a strike if negotiations fail

The Future of Education Town Hall Pt. II

The Future of Education Town Hall Pt. II

September 27, 2018

Khalilah Harris hosts a community town hall on the promise and possibilities of Maryland’s Kirwan Commission. Students, parents, educators, advocates, elected and school district officials discuss their questions, concerns and ideas for a path forward

Students Want Change at University Accused of Hiding Sexual Abuse

Students Want Change at University Accused of Hiding Sexual Abuse

September 18, 2018

Students at the University of Maryland Baltimore County protested Monday after a federal lawsuit alleged officials discouraged rape reporting, dismissed cases and destroyed evidence