Prince George's Schools Task Force Solicits Public Input on Student Safety

A task force created by the Prince George's County Public Schools wants help from the public on crafting policies and procedures to improve student safety.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Google Contest Winner

Congratulations to Akilah Johnson, winner of this year’s Google-sponsored “Doodle 4 Google” competition.

Alabama Attorney Targets Boys of Color with Reading Initiative

Alabama barbershops in the Mobile metropolitan area are offering free haircuts to black and brown male students, part of an attorney's push to get them to discover books they can relate to.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Students 'Show Out' for STEM Fair Showcase

Hundreds of D.C. students in grades 6-12 came out March 19 in support of the "Showcase Innovation, Ingenuity at 2016 DC STEM Fair."

Road Scholar Unveils New Travel Program

The nation's largest educational travel institution for adults has created a 113-night learning adventure aboard the MS Amsterdam that will explore 25 countries on five continents.


The annual DC STEM Fair was held March 19 at Dunbar Senior High School in Northwest.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Student Spotlight

Anyiah is a fourth-grade student at Turner Elementary School and a participant in the school's partnership with the D.C. Youth Orchestra Program.

Famous Black Scientists Visit Howard University

World-renowned Black scientists, engineers and inventors gave their time to a STEM outreach workshop for District youth in honor of 2016 Black Press Week hosted by the National Newspapers Publishers Association Foundation.

'Cruciferous' a Breeze for Prince George's County Spelling Bee Champ

Ayyub Abdulrezak, a student at Kenmoor Middle School in Bowie, emerged victorious Friday at the 2016 Prince George’s County Spelling Bee at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center on the campus of the University of Maryland, College Park.

Howard University Founders Library Deemed National Treasure

The Founders Library on Howard University's northwest D.C. campus has been designated as a national treasure by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, part of a joint effort by the trust and university to improve the facility as a 21st-century ...

New Middle Schools Slated for Northern Prince George's

A proposal to build two new middle schools in northern Prince George’s County, Maryland, would help relieve overcrowding at four current buildings, but it remains a mystery as to who would attend the new schools.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Student Athletes

Savion Davis from Drew Elementary School in Northeast lists among DCPS' Athletes of the Week program.

Howard U. Among Top Schools for Peace Corps Volunteers

Howard University is among the Peace Corps' annual listing of the colleges and universities with the most alumni serving as volunteers.

Prince George's Economic Corporation Aims to Connect Businesses with $16B

Local business owners flocked Tuesday to the Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation headquarters in Largo, where county officials and executives from the IRS, Treasury Department and Small Business Administration provided details for tapping $16 billion in procurement opportunities available ...

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Principal of the Year in Spotlight

Seaton Elementary School Principal Kim Jackson, who was honored in December as D.C.'s 2015 Principal of the Year, was recently profiled by online education-focused news site The Seventy Four.