Oxon Hill Teacher Wins Prestigious Milken Award

Oxon Hill Middle School science teacher Angela Malone sat among the hundreds of students and staff Wednesday inside the school gymnasium in Fort Washington for an assembly about the STEM curriculum, unsuspecting of the event's true purpose: To surprise her ...

D.C. Mayor Bowser Outlines Workforce Improvement Plan

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser outlined Friday the city's strategic plan to improve the workforce system, as well as important changes to the Workforce Investment Council.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Enrollment Deadline

March 1 marks the deadline to enroll students in grades in PK3-8.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: 'Signing Day' at Friendship

Signing Day at Friendship's Collegiate Academy in Ward 7 included 13 student-athlete scholars who signed.

NNPA Foundation Launches New STEM Program

Members of the National Newspaper Publishers Association recently announced the launch of a program that aims to boost interest in STEM among African-American youth through events, enrichment activities and connections with industry pioneers.

Gaps in Teacher Effectiveness Hurt Young, Minority Students

Minority and low-income students are less likely to have consistent access to effective teachers between preschool and the third grade than students from high-income households, according to a new report.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: School Board Member Elected to Education Council

Prince George's County school board member Verjeana Jacobs has been elected as vice chair of the Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE).

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: IMPACT and Student Achievement

As a result of IMPACT, the teacher evaluation method used in D.C. Public Schools system, student achievement has improved, according to a recently-released study by the Stanford Graduate School of Education and the University of Virginia Curry School of Education.

Michelle Obama Honors School Counselor of the Year at White House

First lady Michelle Obama helped honor the School Counselor of the Year at the White House Thursday as part of an annual ceremony to recognize those who have had a profound effect on young Americans.

Educator to Tackle Challenges Facing Minority Boys

D.C. Public Schools will open its first college-preparatory school as part of a $20 million city program aiming to increase opportunities for young minority men.

DCPS Feeds Hungry Children, Despite Snow

Despite D.C. Public Schools being closed, McKinley and nine other public middle schools opened their doors to feed any children who may not have had enough to eat.

Minority Students Lag in On-Time Graduation Rates: Report

Several states are graduating less than 70 percent of their African-American and Hispanic/Latino students, even as the nation's overall on-time high school graduation rate reaches a record-high, according to a report this week from the D.C.-based GradNation campaign.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: My School DC Enrollment Deadlines

My School DC is the common application and common lottery for the District's public school options.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Summer Youth Employment

The Prince George's County School System has partnered with several county agencies to promote summer youth employment for residents between the ages of 15-19.

100,000 NYC School Children Face Airport-Style Security Screening Every Day

Almost as many New York City students run the gauntlet of x-ray machines each day as pass through the scanners at busy Miami International Airport. And the procedure is numbingly similar.