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D.C. State Board of Education Selects New Leadership

D.C.'s State Board of Education recently selected new leadership, unanimously electing Mark Jones as president and Mary Lord as vice president.

D.C. Schools Officials Launch Website for Enrollment Lottery

Administrators from D.C. charter schools and the city's office of the deputy mayor for education have launched a website to make the enrollment process easier for students.

Obama, First Lady Present New Agenda for Low-Income College Students

The Obama administration is pushing to help more low-income students afford and graduate from college.

FAMU Chooses Cornell U. Official as New President

Officials at Florida A&M University recently announced the selection of Elmira Mangum as the school's first female president.

Alumni Giving Key to HBCU Survival

Historically black colleges and universities across the country are feeling the impact of waning government support, as some struggle with funding cuts that have exceeded 50 percent.

Howard U. Board of Trustees Announces Presidential Search Committee

The Howard University board of trustees announced Monday the appointment of a presidential search committee that will play an active role in the selection of the university's 17th president.

P.G. County's Maxwell Named National Finalist for Top Superintendent

The CEO of Prince George's County Public Schools has been named a finalist for the 2014 National Superintendent of the Year by the American Association of School Administrators.

Guidelines Offered to Combat Disparities in Student Discipline

The Obama administration on Wednesday issued comprehensive new recommendations on school discipline aimed at combatting racial bias in punishments for students.

Education: 2013 in Review

Education in the District went through many changes during the course of 2013.

D.C. Council Members Challenge Schools Superintendent Nomination

Jesús Aguirre is set for confirmation next month as D.C.'s new state schools superintendent, but two City Council members are opposing his nomination, saying he lacks innovation and experience.

Q&A: Common Core an Education 'Re-set' for African-American Students

Black Alliance for Educational Options President Kenneth Campbell says the Common Core State Standards mark a step in the right direction for the state’s African American student population.

Students Encouraged to Keep Learning During Holiday Breaks

Educators believe that getting students involved in learning activities during the holiday season will help prepare them to return to school with sharp minds and ready to resume their studies.

D.C. Mayor Gray Nominates Two to UDC Board

D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray recently announced the nominations of Anthony Tardd and Joshua Wyner to the the University of the District of Columbia board of trustees.

OP-ED: It's Time to Open the Door to Quality Early Education for All Children

By investing in high quality early childhood education, we are saying "yes" to future academic and professional success for our children.

SCHOLARgifts Help Fill Gap in Education Funding

A new website launched by a D.C. attorney has joined the network of financial support systems that help students achieve their higher education goals.