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Wake Forest Offers Graduate Opportunities to Ron Brown Scholars

Officials at Wake Forest University recently announced that the predominantly white institution has forged a partnership to promote and support opportunities for Ron Brown scholarship recipients to pursue graduate studies at the university's business school.

St. Columba Students Win Big Honors at Science Fair

Three students from St. Columba Catholic School in Oxon Hill were recently the first-ever participants of the school in the annual Prince George's Area Science Fair, with two of them taking top prizes.

VIRGINIA BRIEFS: EIP Prepares Students for College

Amira Dalmazio, a T.C. Williams High School senior, is one of several students who participated in a five-year long partnership that supports students who are the first in their families to attend college.

EDUCATION BRIEFS: Updated D.C. Schools Calendar Released

Students at the District's public schools may not have to make up two snow days, but they'll still get a late start on summer, with June 20 being the last full day of classes.

Oakland Raiders' Usama Young Gives Away Hundreds of Books

A professional football player expressed his love for reading and donated hundreds of children’s books during a visit to a District school last week.

D.C. State Board of Education Seeks Input on Feeder Pattern, Boundary Proposals

The District of Columbia State Board of Education is seeking public comment on the Deputy Mayor for Education’s feeder pattern and boundary proposals.

Sean 'Diddy' Combs to Deliver Howard U. Commencement Address

Sean "Diddy" Combs has been chosen to speak at the Howard University's 146th commencement on May 10.

More Blacks Accepted at Harvard, Ivy League Schools

Officials at Harvard University recently announced a record-high percentage of black students who've received letters of admission for the class of 2018.

D.C. State Board of Education Announces New Ombudsman

The District of Columbia State Board of Education announced Friday the selection of Joyanna Smith as the next Ombudsman for Public Education after an extensive search process that included a community review panel.

P.G. County Schools Briefs: New Immunization Requirements for 2014-15

Immunization requirements in the state of Maryland for the 2014-15 school year for students entering kindergarten and grade 7 have changed.

EDUCATION BRIEFS: Banneker Student Accepted at 5 Ivy League Schools

Seventeen-year-old Avery Coffey, a student at Benjamin Banneker High School in Northwest and a four-sport student-athlete, is the recipient of five Ivy League school acceptance letters.

Local Spelling Bee Champ Heads to Nationals

A middle school student has her sights set on a national competition after snatching victory away from the District's best and brightest spellers last month.

DCPS Releases Updated School Calendar

Students and teachers in D.C.'s public schools may not have to make up two snow days, but they'll still get a late start on summer, with June 20 being the last full day of classes.

Wells Fargo Introduces Interactive Platform for Parents, College-Bound Students

To help parents and students prepare financially for college, Wells Fargo & Company launched the Get College ReadySM website, a new interactive online platform that offers a quiz, a calculator, videos and educational articles.

New Federal Grant Program to Boost Early Learning

D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray said in the wake of his loss in the April 1 Democratic primary that the city boasts the most robust early education program in the nation. Now the District has another opportunity to bolster the ...

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