Inauguration Set for Howard U. President Frederick

Howard University officials have announced the ceremony schedule for Friday's inauguration of Wayne A.I. Frederick as the school's 17th president.

Carrolyn Bostick Appointed to Howard U. Post

Former Federal Aviation Administration official Carrolyn J. Bostick has been named the new vice president of human resources at Howard University.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Marriott Hosts Students' Career Day

About 60 of the District's public high school students joined Chancellor Kaya Henderson and Arne Sorenson, CEO and president of Marriott International, on Feb. 19 for an exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour of the Marriott International headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland.

Youth Spelling Their Way to Success

Grammar and middle school students from across the District have been reading their dictionaries, practicing with flash cards and counting syllables on their fingers — all hoping to soon put a gold-plated trophy on their shelf and take home the ...

Rocketship DC Charter to Hold Open House

Officials for the new Rocketship DC public charter school have invited the public to a open house Tuesday to meet staffers and tour the Southeast facility.

D.C. Offers Help to Students Applying for Federal Loans, Grants

D.C.'s Office of the State Superintendent of Education has designated February as Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Completion Month in the city.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Special Education Student Information

Dr. Nathaniel Beers, chief of Specialized Instruction, recently issued a statement regarding information for special education students.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Academy Program Applications

Grade-eligible high school students can now apply for enrollment in the Career Academy Program.

Sidwell Friends Students Win Regional Science Competition

A team of students from Sidwell Friends School in Northwest claimed victory over the weekend in the 2015 National Science Bowl's regional competition.

Board Postpones Deciding Fate of Dorothy Height Charter School

The D.C. Public Charter School Board has postponed a decision whether to revoke the charter of Dorothy I. Height Community Academy in Northwest.

Bethune-Cookman U., EPA Partner for Environmental Science Program

Bethune-Cookman University and the Environmental Protection Agency has partnered with for programs in environmental science, research, education and workforce development.

STEM Education Pushed For Minorities

Efforts have ramped up recently in the District and around the country to emphasize STEM education, a curriculum based on the idea of educating students in four specific disciplines – science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Black History Month Celebrations

Several schools will continue the celebration of African-American history this month by highlighting the contributions of blacks who've played defining roles in shaping the nation.

New Schott Report Illustrates Growing Achievement Gap

While education serves as the best way to equalize an eons-old unleveled field, a newly released report illustrates that little traction has been made in reducing the achievement gap.

D.C. Charter School Leases Site at Soldiers' Home

D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton joined Scott Pearson, executive director of the D.C. Public Charter School Board, and others Monday for a lease signing ceremony, marking a partnership between the Armed Forces Retirement Home and Creative Minds International Public Charter ...