Janeece Docal of Powell Elementary in Northwest was named the District's top principal Thursday during a surprise presentation by Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser and schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson.
Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III joined other county elected officials, leaders and community activists on Friday to unveil a historic marker in recognition of Woodville School in Aquasco.
Choosing the right school for toddlers and teens can be a daunting experience. But one annual event promises to better inform parents about their options in public and charter education.
A graduation ceremony was recently held for participants in the Mayor's Youth Leadership Institute, a project within the Office of Youth programs.
Seven D.C. public schoolteachers will be honored with the "Standing Ovation for DC Teachers" award during an upcoming ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Northwest.
The Delta Research and Educational Foundation, in partnership with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., is issuing a "Call to Action" campaign in search of 40 nonprofit organizations to help increase the dialogue on teacher effectiveness in their communities.
D.C.'s Center City Public Charter School's Congress Heights campus has been cited by the mayor for outstanding academic performance.
Schools CEO Kevin Maxwell has been named "2014 Educator of the Year" by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation for his work in promoting environmental education in Maryland.
For students in the District, a multimillion dollar investment from one Bethesda-based corporation could prove to be critical to their academic and financial success.
Unity Health Care, a D.C.-based nonprofit health organization, announced Tuesday the Wal-Mart Foundation has made a $10,000 donation which will provide 1,000 city children with backpacks full of school supplies.
Prince George's Community College recently hosted its bi-annual Partners for Success Awards dinner and gala, where school officials announced that its "Purpose, People, Possibilities" campaign raised more than $31 million from both the private and public sectors.
Participants in the annual "Dancing with the Scholars" competition will hit the dance floor this weekend to benefit a scholarship fund in memory of former D.C. State Board of Education member William Lockridge.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray released the October grades for the city's Grade.DC.gov program, with the public schools system topping the list of 15 participating agencies with a grade of A-plus.
Avery Coffey, a Banneker High School student who garnered national attention after being admitted to five Ivy League universities, enrolled at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to study economics.
About 400 students in Prince George's County will be unable to attend school when classes resume Wednesday after failing to get required vaccinations, county officials said.