Bowie State President Announces Retirement

Bowie State University President Mickey Burnim has announced plans to retire in June.

Nonprofit to Give Away Anti-Bullying Books

To combat the growing problem of bullying, local nonprofit organization Do The Write Thing of DC has published a series of anti-bullying books.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Leadership Program Participant

PGCPS instructional director Carletta Marrow has been selected by the American Association of School Administrators to participate in its inaugural "Aspiring Women Leaders" program.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Parent Curriculum Guides

The Office of Family and Public Engagement and the Office of Teaching and Learning collaborated to create grade specific Parent Guides.

HBCU Presidents Give Answers to Challenges

For those with a stake in historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), they are aware of troubling issues facing the institutions, and school presidents dedicated to the cause are speaking out on how to overcome those challenges.

D.C. Charter School Wins Part of $100M 'Super School Project' Prize

Students and staff at Washington Leadership Academy Public Charter School had a lot to cheer about Wednesday after being named one of 10 nationwide winners of the "XQ: Super School Project."

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Bus Driver Fair

Prince George's County Public Schools will host a school bus driver fair on Wednesday, Sept. 21.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: AP Courses, Exams, Earn College Credit

This year, more than 3,000 DCPS students have taken more than 5,000 Advanced Placement exams, which nearly doubles the number who took the college-level exams in 2010.

Reading Partners Helping Students Succeed

Reading Partners, a nonprofit early-literacy organization that pairs students in under-resourced schools with volunteer tutors, has released its 2015-2016 impact reports which revealed that young D.C. children are benefiting from the program in a big way.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: TMA Students Outperform Peers on PARCC

Results on the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers show that Thurgood Marshall Academy is the best high school east of the river, and remains one of the top-performing high schools in the District of Columbia, according ...

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Schools CEO Addresses Head Start Fiasco

Prince George's County Public Schools CEO Kevin Maxwell issued a statement Sept. 1 concerning the recent controversy surrounding the county's Head Start program.

D.C. Students' Test Scores Improve Slightly

D.C. students saw growth in their Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) scores, but they still severely lag behind their counterparts around the country.

ITT Shuts Down Academic Operations

More than 40,000 students and 8,000 employees of ITT Educational Services Inc. are grappling with the loss of jobs and educational opportunities after officials at the proprietary school chain announced Tuesday it would close all of its campuses amid heightened ...

Jason Geary Appointed to University of Maryland Post

A respected musicologist and conservatory-trained pianist whose work has been recognized by a Fulbright grant and a fellowship at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton has been appointed director of the School of Music at the University of Maryland ...

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Family Institute Launch

PGCPS has developed the Family Institute, which will launch Sept. 10 to enhance the capacity of families and other learning guardians in support of the academic achievement of students.