This year each of the District's public high schools will have a minimum of six Advanced Placement courses.

HBCUs, Tech Leaders Discuss Digital Diversity

As hundreds of educators and industry leaders from across America gathered in Washington for the 2015 National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week Conference, one of the topics of discussion was the lack of diversity in the burgeoning field of ...

Cooke Foundation Seeks Top Students for Scholarship Program

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is seeking applications for its College Scholarship Program, the largest undergraduate scholarship in the nation.

HU, Morgan State Receive Scholarship Donation From Coors Light

Coors Light, a longtime sponsor of the HBCU Classics football series, presented Howard and Morgan State universities with scholarship donations Saturday after the two schools faced off in the 18th annual Chicago Football Classic at Soldier Field.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Hispanic Heritage Month

Officials for Prince George's County Public Schools take pride in celebrating events that showcase the history of Latinos while also honoring their contributions to America.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: New Student BOE Member

Members of the Prince George's Regional Association of Student Governments, representing more than 30 of the county's public secondary schools, have elected Ava Perry as the 2015-16 Student Member of the Board of Education.


SAT School Day will be observed on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at each of the city’s public high schools.

A Letter Dedicated to My Guardianship Angel

I never envisioned that my life would be so clear, until I met my "guardianship angel."

Prince George's County Education Briefs: New Athletic Facilities, Playgrounds

Thanks to the school system's Capital Improvement Program, students at 10 high schools are seeing several improvements this fall regarding athletics programs and provisions.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Conversation with News4 Anchor Jim Vance

News4 Anchor Jim Vance will visit Dunbar Senior High School in Northwest on Sept. 30.

Students Protest Treatment by Howard University

Dozens of disgruntled Howard University students piled into the Mordecai Johnson Administration Building Friday to protest what they said was poor customer service and repeated failures in the financial aid office, campus housing and other student services.

Education in D.C. is Moving Forward

Children in our city have just started back to school, and it’s time to celebrate the significant strides forward we’ve made in recent years. Let’s say it clearly: Education in the District of Columbia is improving, and there remains much ...

Truancy Takes a Higher Toll on Black Families: Report

Truancy among Black students has far-ranging consequences, not just as a predictor for low academic achievement, but also for the long-term cost to American taxpayers, according to a new report by the Center of American Progress, a Washington, D.C.-based nonpartisan ...

New Workbook Helps Teens 'Play Up'

Since the release of the wildly popular "Playing Up," Vaughn McKoy and his wife, Marnie McKoy, thought of ways in which they could make the lessons found in the book practical in ways that could drive behavior and complement academic ...

Back to School Stress Problematic

The beginning of a new school year often arrives with apprehension and a bit of anxiety — something with which educators are well aware.