D.C. Council member David A. Catania will hold a public meeting this week to hear from city education officials regarding the status of Options Public Charter School, which faces revocation amid recent revelations of financial mismanagement.
The effect of the federal government shutdown that began nearly two weeks ago is making its way into the District's public charter school system, as officials fret about their ongoing ability to educate students and ensure that faculty and staff ...
The Laurel Prep Academy, an alternative education facility, has given many fifth-year high school students a second chance to score higher grades and impress college admission officers.
The D.C. Council's education committee approved a bill by at-large D.C. Council member David Catania to repeal a "ridiculous" rule allowing the city's failing elementary and middle school students to be passed along from one grade to the next.
The D.C. Public Charter School Board may have to revoke the charter of its oldest school amid an investigation of alleged fiscal mismanagement involving more than $3 million in funds from city coffers.
In a historic 60-page decision, Federal District Judge Catherine Blake ruled Monday that Maryland has violated the constitutional rights of students at the state's four Historically Black Institutions (HBIs), or Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), by unnecessarily duplicating their ...
Howard University President Sidney A. Ribeau stepped down Tuesday after five years in the position, following reports of a contentious weekend with the the board of trustees over the management and finances of the historic school.
Stressing belief that in the coming months District leaders and residents will be engulfed in a formidable debate over education policy, an advocacy group led by attorney Matthew Frumin, has developed a report detailing their analysis of D.C. Council member ...
The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding for an internship program with Texas Southern University during a recent board meeting in D.C., a partnership called "monumental" for Black press.
School officials in Prince George's County, in conjunction with the Maryland State Department of Education and the Safe Schools Reporting Act of 2005, have created a form to report bullying and harassment of students.
What explains the success of African American students being taught by their parents? I believe that it's love and high expectations.
The new school year for the District's 45,000 students focuses on engaging and motivating with a rigorous academic content and the expansion of successful programs and models that are helping students achieve.
District residents and community leaders from neighborhoods adversely impacted by controversial school closings recently joined ranks to ensure no more buildings are shuttered and to call for the ouster of "an out-of-control, short-sighted and corrupt" D.C Council and school officials ...
D. C. public and charter schools are back in session, but the Department of Employment Services' Office of Youth Programs is busy reviewing its annual Summer Youth Employment Program and readying its One City High School Internship Program.
Twenty students graduated Thursday from the HOPE program, which prepares participants, most of whom are from low-income households, for employment opportunities in the hospitality sector.