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First-Ever D.C. State Diplomas to Be Awarded Saturday

The Office of the State Superintendent of Education will honor 88 D.C. residents Saturday in the inaugural DC State Diploma commencement ceremony at Howard University's Ira Aldridge Theater.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Bowser Picks New Chancellor

Mayor Muriel Bowser has chosen Antwan Wilson to lead DC Public Schools as the system's next chancellor.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Resident Teacher Program

As preparations are being made for the 2017-18 Resident Teacher Program, school officials will host a series of related information sessions.

Annual Gala Raises Big Bucks for HBCUs

Thanks to the continued efforts of organizations like the District-based Thurgood Marshall College Fund, young scholars who matriculate at the nation's 47 public historically black colleges and universities can get the financial assistance they need, clearing the way for them ...

Bowser Nominates Oakland Superintendent Antwan Wilson as D.C. Schools Chief

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has chosen Oakland, California, schools superintendent Antwan Wilson as chancellor of the D.C. Public Schools.

Howard U. Student Selected as Rhodes Scholar

Two local college students, including a Howard University senior, are among the 32 students chosen as 2017 Rhodes Scholars.

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

Fawziyah Alebiousu and Tyler Dent have been named Scholars of the Week.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Empowering Males of Color

"We help our brothers, we keep them cool, and we help them when they're feeling down or doing the wrong thing."

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Empowering Males of Color

Sixteen city public schools have received grants through President Barack Obama's 2014 Empowering Males of Color initiative, which has helped establish programs that male students can use to improve their academic skills and explore career interests.

PGCPS Hosts Community Summit on Safety, Accountability

Prince George's County Public Schools held a community summit Saturday to hear from parents and community leaders on how the system could hold itself accountable and ensure schools are safe.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Breast Cancer Support

Ketcham Elementary School staff recently dressed in pink in support of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Howard U. Student Among Truman Scholars

A Howard University junior is among this year's 54 Truman Scholars, each of whom will receive awards up to $30,000 for graduate studies.

Prince George's Schools Hold Twitter Chat on Student Safety

Prince George's County Public School officials used social media Monday to communicate its message of student safety on Twitter.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Chancellor Appointment Imminent

Mayor Muriel Bowser is expected to name the new DCPS superintendent by Oct. 31.

D.C. Trumpets 8th Straight Year of Student Enrollment Increase

The number of students enrolled in D.C. public and charter schools increased for the eighth consecutive year, according to preliminary data released by the Office of the State Superintendent of Education.

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