Prince George's County Education Briefs: Businesses Donate School Supplies

Several local businesses, including Educational Systems Federal Credit Union, Office Depot and Staples, recently donated enough supplies to benefit more than 12,000 students and teachers this school year.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: New Objectives for 2015-16

D.C. public schools recently opened their doors with the highest first-day-of-school enrollment in the past four years.

CHAVOUS: Picking the Best School for Your Child

One of the most important decisions a parent will make is selecting a school for their child. And when it comes to a child's needs and learning style, a parent is the one who knows exactly what it takes for ...

Lillian Lowery, Md. Schools Superintendent, Resigns

Lillian M. Lowery, Maryland's school superintendent for three years who pushed for Common Core standards, resigned Friday to head an education-based nonprofit in Ohio.

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Launches Apple Scholars Program

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund opened the application process for the Apple HBCU Scholars program to help the most valuable company in the world identify the next generation of high-performing leaders of color in technology.

D.C., Prince George's Students Return to School

Garvens Vainqueur and Sandra Linguen saw balloons, television cameras, smiling politicians and a large pair of scissors on their first day of school Tuesday in Prince George's County.

Black Students in South Disciplined at Highest Rates: Report

Black students in grades K-12 in schools are punished more severely than their peers, and in the South, they are more likely to be suspended or expelled, a new report by the Center for the Study of Race and Equity ...

School Meal Prices Going Up in Prince George's

The price of meals in Prince George's County schools will increase this year.

D.C. Students Head Back to School; Drivers Urged to Slow Down

D.C.'s 46,500 students began the new school year Monday.

Dozens Vie for Prince George's School Board Vacancies

Prince George's County officials said it could take at least a month for county Executive Rushern L. Baker III to fill two vacancies on the school board — one which opened amid the indictment of a board member in an ...

Howard Students Among Obama Admin's HBCU All-Stars

The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities announced Thursday its 2015 HBCU All-Stars, recognizing 83 undergraduate, graduate and professional students for accomplishments in academics, leadership and civic engagement.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Free, Reduced Meals

Parents can apply for free and reduced school meals for their children by picking up an application at any nearby school.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Kids Ride Free on Rail

Effective Aug. 17, D.C. public and charter school students will be eligible for a free $100 monthly Metrorail benefit.

Hope Project Offers Alternatives to College

Helping Other People Excel gives young adults, primarily those east of the river, an opportunity to escape the throes of poverty with easier access to world of the middle class through job training in the Information Technology sector.

Charter Schools Lead The Way With S.T.E.A.M. Academics

As the cutting-edge of education shifts from STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — to STEAM, adding the arts as core disciplines, we are reminded that schools change with the world.