Obama Hosts Annual Science Fair at White House

President Barack Obama played host Tuesday to the fourth annual Science Fair at the White House, where more than 100 students from across the country showcased their innovative projects, designs and experiments.

Summit Gives Students Tips for Safe Summer Break

About 200 people participated Saturday in the ninth annual Youth Opportunity Summit and Town Hall at Savoy Elementary School in Southeast, an event aiming to keep students safe and out of trouble while on summer vacation.

EDUCATION BRIEFS: Local Arts Program Benefits D.C. Schools

The recent "Arts Night 2014," sponsored by the DC Education Fund, brought together numerous patrons of the arts who donated thousands of dollars for the artwork of students and teachers.

P.G. County Briefs: Age Requirement Changed for Dual Program

Due to county policy, there's been a change in admission requirements for the Dual Enrollment Program, which allows high school juniors and seniors to get a jump start on college.

Burrville Elementary to Host Neighborhood Block Party

Good things are happening at an elementary school in the District and to share the news teachers and staff will host a block party for the students, their parents and the community.

Ericka James to Lead Business School at Emory University

Officials at Emory University in Atlanta have appointed Ericka Hayes James as the first black female dean of the Goizueta Business School.

Empower DC Holds City's Feet to Fire on School Closings

A spokesperson for Empower DC said the group recently returned to court to prove the city unjustly closed 15 District public schools last year.

Obama Issues Proclamation on Anniversary of Brown V. Board of Education

In commemoration of the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, President Barack Obama issued a proclamation on Thursday regarding the historic ruling which marked a turning point in America's history.

Combs Electrifies Howard Crowd

A record number of graduates took part in Howard University’s 146th Commencement Convocation, on a day that saw music mogul Sean “Puffy” Combs excite his supporters and convert skeptics during his keynote address.

EDUCATION BRIEFS: Schimel Award Offers $2,500 for High School Teachers

Nominees for the “Abraham Lincoln Schimel and Beatrice Schimel Award for Excellence in Teaching Leadership” will have an opportunity to engage in a review session workshop.

UDC Graduates Urged to Persevere

Teresa Moore could barely hold back the tears that trickled down her face Saturday during the University of the District of Columbia’s (UDC) commencement exercises.

Combs to Howard Graduates: ‘Go after Your Dream’

Entrepreneur and philanthropist Sean Combs, who presented the commencement address at Howard University to more than 2,600 students on Saturday, May 10, encouraged the Class of 2014 to be fearless, decisive and to fully embrace their inner power.

Schimel Award Offers $2,500 for D.C. High School Teachers

Nominees for a teaching award that recognizes educators who help groom students into leaders are invited to a workshop Thursday at the Humanities Council of Washington, D.C.'s headquarters in Northwest.

VIRGINIA BRIEFS: Special-Education Award Nominees to be Honored at Reception

Nominees for the “2014 Harry Burke Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Special Education” awards will be honored at a reception Thursday.

EDUCATION BRIEFS: New Schools Join Engagement Partnership

Six District of Columbia Public Schools will be added this fall to the roster of schools currently participating in a partnership that assists teachers and administrators improve upon strategies that help students to learn.