The president of the Prince George's County branch of the NAACP has joined forces with a county council member in a demand for the ouster of the principal at Largo High School.
The top budget officer for Prince George's County public schools has been placed on administrative leave amid claims of insurance fraud by the Maryland Insurance Administration.
It's a scenario that’s being played out year after year across the nation: the shuttering of traditional public schools in predominantly black and brown neighborhoods, leading to the displacement of students who are subsequently forced to attend classes outside of ...
Historically black colleges and universities, which once held the lion's share of blacks seeking higher education in the U.S., have recently fallen on hard times. But two university presidents, along with their students, faculty, alumni and parents, have drawn a ...
Chancellor Kaya Henderson recently provided clarifications regarding truancy, explaining that laws regarding the matter are explicit to ensure consistent in-seat attendance in school and to provide a safety net for students not attending school and who might be in harm's ...
Throughout the school year, the Board of Education and schools within the county system will conduct activities that could publicize events via local or national news media.
Officials for Prince George's County Public Schools will seek a 45-day extension of the deadline for students to fulfill new state immunization requirements.
Washington Teachers' Union president Elizabeth Davis recently took time to talk with The Informer about Chancellor Kaya Henderson, Mayor Vincent Gray and city schools performance — and she didn't hold back.
School officials are encouraging families to apply for free and reduced-price meals for the 2014-15 school year, which are available to students based on household size and income.
Students and staff members had an exceptional first week back to school.
Last year, nine schools participated in the extended-day program, an outgrowth of the $10 million "Proving What's Possible" initiative launched in 2012 to help improve test scores, enrollment and graduation rates among District of Columbia Public Schools students.
A study on truancy released Tuesday — coinciding with results from a year-old anti-truancy program at District's public schools — shows that nearly four out of five District families who participated in voluntary truancy-prevention programs saw an increase in school ...
Hundreds of backpacks and school supplies left over from a D.C. community giveaway event last month will be delivered to select public schools.
Students have 20 calendar days from the start of the 2014-15 school year — which started on Tuesday, Aug. 26 — to present medical verification of receiving the required vaccinations.
Mayor Vincent C. Gray gave the thumbs-up on Aug. 21 to forge ahead with final recommendations from the advisory committee regarding school boundary changes.