EdFest, D.C.'s only citywide public school fair, will be held Saturday, Dec. 10 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the D.C. Armory in Southeast.

EdFEST: Helping D.C. Families Navigate the Educational Maze

My School DC will bring together thousands of families from all eight wards at the DC Armory for EdFEST 2016, kicking off the "My School DC Common Lottery."

First-Ever D.C. State Diplomas to Be Awarded Saturday

The Office of the State Superintendent of Education will honor 88 D.C. residents Saturday in the inaugural DC State Diploma commencement ceremony at Howard University's Ira Aldridge Theater.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Bowser Picks New Chancellor

Mayor Muriel Bowser has chosen Antwan Wilson to lead DC Public Schools as the system's next chancellor.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Resident Teacher Program

As preparations are being made for the 2017-18 Resident Teacher Program, school officials will host a series of related information sessions.

Annual Gala Raises Big Bucks for HBCUs

Thanks to the continued efforts of organizations like the District-based Thurgood Marshall College Fund, young scholars who matriculate at the nation's 47 public historically black colleges and universities can get the financial assistance they need, clearing the way for them ...

Bowser Nominates Oakland Superintendent Antwan Wilson as D.C. Schools Chief

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has chosen Oakland, California, schools superintendent Antwan Wilson as chancellor of the D.C. Public Schools.

Howard U. Student Selected as Rhodes Scholar

Two local college students, including a Howard University senior, are among the 32 students chosen as 2017 Rhodes Scholars.

Prairie View A&M Wins 2016 Ford HBCU Community Challenge

Four architectural students from Prairie View A&M University in Prairie View, Texas, won top honors at the 2016 Ford Historically Black Colleges and Universities Community Challenge with a software app that enables homeowners to monitor water and energy use in ...

Rhee Floated as Trump Secretary of Education

Former District of Columbia Public Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee is rumored to be under consideration as President-elect Donald Trump's secretary of education.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Scholars of the Week

Fawziyah Alebiousu and Tyler Dent have been named Scholars of the Week.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Empowering Males of Color

"We help our brothers, we keep them cool, and we help them when they're feeling down or doing the wrong thing."

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Empowering Males of Color

Sixteen city public schools have received grants through President Barack Obama's 2014 Empowering Males of Color initiative, which has helped establish programs that male students can use to improve their academic skills and explore career interests.

Black Teachers in U.S.: 'Frustrated, Pigeonholed, Devalued'

Black teachers nationwide, approximately 150 who have been in classrooms from among seven selected states, participated in a study conducted by the Education Trust, a nonprofit D.C.-based advocacy group, and most say they're both frustrated and disappointed by their experiences.

NYC Program Helps Low-Income Students Reach New Heights

The Harlem Educational Activities Fund provides after-school enrichment and guidance to low-income students in New York City.