SisterMentors recently held a breakfast fundraiser, "SisterMentors Discovered: Building the Dream," to continue its mission of supporting African-American doctoral students through their dissertation defenses, as well as at-risk teen girls of color in completing college.
Teacher retention and building strong academic programs topped the agenda of the new CEO of Prince George’s County Public Schools in a progress update given to county council members during a hearing last week.
Kathy Hollowell-Makle, a kindergarten teacher at Simon Elementary, and Kelly Miller Middle School principal Abdullah Zaki have been named as the school system's teacher and principal of the year.
For the second time in as many years, a group of students at Savoy Elementary School in Southeast have gone beyond the confines of their school walls to share the "thrill" of learning.
A teacher at the Duke Ellington School of Performing Arts and Howard University's School of Fine Arts are among the winners of this year’s prestigious Mayor’s Arts Awards, now in its 28th year of sponsorship by the D.C. Commission on ...
Are you a student attending a Historically Black College and University who’s interested in giving back to both your community and your university? If so, Ford is inviting you to enter the Ford Community Challenge Competition for Historically Black Colleges ...
The Executive Leadership Foundation Awards North Carolina Central University $350K for Summer Youth Business & Entrepreneurship Academy
The Executive Leadership Foundation (ELF) awarded North Carolina Central University (NCCU) a grant of $350,000 during its annual Recognition Gala on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013.
Kena Allison, a physics teacher and instructional specialist at Thurgood Marshall Academy in Southeast, was surprised Thursday with the prestigious Milken Educator Award.
Marta Reid Stewart, an educator at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts, has been honored with the "Outstanding Contribution to Arts Education" award in celebration of the arts in D.C.
October has been an exciting time for the educators of the District of Columbia Public Schools system.
In her “State of the Schools” speech Thursday evening at the newly-refurbished Cardozo Education Campus in Northwest, Kaya Henderson, District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) chancellor, often expressed “togetherness” as a key component in moving the city’s public schools forward.
A utility company that serves customers in New York, Massachusetts and Rhode Island is working in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Energy to boost interest so that more African Americans have access to careers in science, engineering and technology.
Mulling the need for funding to support media arts and technology, Prince George's County Public Schools will be seeking input from the community for its fiscal 2015 budget during a community forum Wednesday night.
District of Columbia Public Schools teachers could become the latest pawns in the federal government shutdown, which, now in its third week, continues to leave hundreds of workers furloughed.
Howard University Libraries has received a $200,000 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, part of approximately $10 million in awards given by the institute to support 40 library projects.