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.

Alabama Attorney Targets Boys of Color with Reading Initiative

Alabama barbershops in the Mobile metropolitan area are offering free haircuts to black and brown male students, part of an attorney's push to get them to discover books they can relate to.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Students 'Show Out' for STEM Fair Showcase

Hundreds of D.C. students in grades 6-12 came out March 19 in support of the "Showcase Innovation, Ingenuity at 2016 DC STEM Fair."

Road Scholar Unveils New Travel Program

The nation's largest educational travel institution for adults has created a 113-night learning adventure aboard the MS Amsterdam that will explore 25 countries on five continents.


The annual DC STEM Fair was held March 19 at Dunbar Senior High School in Northwest.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Student Spotlight

Anyiah is a fourth-grade student at Turner Elementary School and a participant in the school's partnership with the D.C. Youth Orchestra Program.

Famous Black Scientists Visit Howard University

World-renowned Black scientists, engineers and inventors gave their time to a STEM outreach workshop for District youth in honor of 2016 Black Press Week hosted by the National Newspapers Publishers Association Foundation.

'Cruciferous' a Breeze for Prince George's County Spelling Bee Champ

Ayyub Abdulrezak, a student at Kenmoor Middle School in Bowie, emerged victorious Friday at the 2016 Prince George’s County Spelling Bee at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center on the campus of the University of Maryland, College Park.

Howard University Founders Library Deemed National Treasure

The Founders Library on Howard University's northwest D.C. campus has been designated as a national treasure by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, part of a joint effort by the trust and university to improve the facility as a 21st-century ...