Howard U. to Pay Students for Graduating On Time

Good news for Howard University students: School officials at the university will launch a program next year that will allow the school to cover 50 percent of a student's final semester if they graduate early or on time.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Scholar of the Week

Chioma Ike, a senior at Wise High School in Upper Marlboro, lists among the latest students honored as a Scholar of the Week.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Power Lunch Program at Savoy

Students and staff at Savoy Elementary School in Southeast celebrated their "Power Lunch" program on Feb. 24, describing the event, which falls under guidance of "Everybody Wins! DC," a huge success.

Decisions, Decisions: Weather Forces School Delays, Closures

Snowstorms and extreme cold can create a situation that makes it unsafe for students, parents and staff to travel to and from school.

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.

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.