Education

American Education Week Nov. 14-18, 2016

By B. Jamison

Students holding a sign saying "Thank you"

The first observance of American Education Week was held in December 1921 with the National Education Association (NEA) and American Legion as the cosponsors. A year later, the then U.S. Office of Education joined the effort as a co-sponsor, and the PTA followed in 1938.

NEW PBS Series - Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise

By B. Jamison

Martin Luther King leading protest

In his new four-hour PBS series, Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, Henry Louis Gates Jr. embarks on a deeply personal journey through the last fifty years of African American history. The series premieres November 15 (Part 1) and November 22 (Part 2) at 8:00-10:00 p.m. on ETV.

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