100 Black Men Push STEM Education

In the final analysis, Black and other minority communities cannot reasonably expect others to respect their property if they are unwilling to clean up their own house, says Ivory Johnson, president of the 100 Black Men of Greater Washington, D.C.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Fighting Multiple Sclerosis

Staff, students, family and friends of Frederick Douglass High School in Upper Marlboro recently teamed with the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation for participation in the MS Walk 2016.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: High-Performing Charter Schools In Demand

Nearly 9,000 individual students are on waitlists to attend one or more public charter schools in the 2016-17 school year.

Howard Alumni Help Students Graduate

Howard University students are getting financial help for their education from a group of concerned alumni.

Making the University of Michigan a Family Affair

For one young Black male who will complete his sojourn as a student in the University of Michigan's prestigious and academically-challenging Ross School of Business, it will be his formal entrance into a unique "club" formed by his parents and ...

Prince George's County Education Briefs: PGCPS Community Meetings

School officials invite students, families, and community members to attend one of three community meetings to learn more about the fiscal 2017 Educational Facilities Master Plan.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: School Calendar Adjustments Made

School officials have provided an update on adjustments made to the 2015-16 calendar due to snow day closures in the winter.

Eight Student Journalists Poised to 'Discover the Unexpected'

Chevrolet and the School of Communications at Howard University announced the eight student journalists selected to produce content for four NNPA member publications.

Obama to Deliver Howard U. Commencement Address

President Obama will give the keynote address at Howard University's commencement ceremony this spring, the university announced Thursday.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Pi Day

Students at Benjamin Tasker Middle School in Bowie recently celebrated "Pi Day" with a pi recital and pie-eating contest.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Charter Schools Face Growing Demand

Demand for a public charter school education continues to grow as evidenced by the wait list analysis released Monday by the D.C. Public Charter School Board.

Howard U., DDOT Partner for Summer Student Program

The D.C. Department of Transportation (DDOT) and Howard University are accepting applications for the school's Summer Transportation Institute, a program designed to attract rising ninth- and 10th-grade students to careers in transportation.

Morgan State U. Engineering Student Chosen One of ASCE's 'New Faces'

Morgan State University junior Gary Wallace has been selected from a cadre of nominees as one of this year’s "New Faces of Civil Engineering."

Prince George's Schools Task Force Solicits Public Input on Student Safety

A task force created by the Prince George's County Public Schools wants help from the public on crafting policies and procedures to improve student safety.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Google Contest Winner

Congratulations to Akilah Johnson, winner of this year’s Google-sponsored “Doodle 4 Google” competition.