Prince George's County Education Briefs: School Board Member Elected to Education Council

Prince George's County school board member Verjeana Jacobs has been elected as vice chair of the Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE).

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: IMPACT and Student Achievement

As a result of IMPACT, the teacher evaluation method used in D.C. Public Schools system, student achievement has improved, according to a recently-released study by the Stanford Graduate School of Education and the University of Virginia Curry School of Education.

Educator to Tackle Challenges Facing Minority Boys

D.C. Public Schools will open its first college-preparatory school as part of a $20 million city program aiming to increase opportunities for young minority men.

DCPS Feeds Hungry Children, Despite Snow

Despite D.C. Public Schools being closed, McKinley and nine other public middle schools opened their doors to feed any children who may not have had enough to eat.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: My School DC Enrollment Deadlines

My School DC is the common application and common lottery for the District's public school options.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Summer Youth Employment

The Prince George's County School System has partnered with several county agencies to promote summer youth employment for residents between the ages of 15-19.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Charter School Lottery Opens

Online applications are currently being accepted for the 2016-17 charter school lottery.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Adopt-A-School Program

School officials are celebrating an addition to DCPS partnerships this year called the "Adopt-a-School" program.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Author and Poet Nikki Grimes Visits Campuses

Award-winning author and poet Nikki Grimes recently visited all three Capitol Hill Cluster campuses, sharing both her poems and her passion for writing poetry and reading as a young girl.


More than 200 traditional public schools and public charter schools and thousands of families from all eight wards gathered Dec. 12 at the D.C. Armory in Southeast for EdFEST 2015 to kick off the "My School DC Common Lottery."

Topher Kandik Named D.C. Teacher of the Year

Topher Kandik, an English language arts teacher at the SEED School of Washington, D.C., was named the city's 2016 Teacher of the Year on Wednesday.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Program Additions for 2016

Several of the city's public schools have exciting new changes coming during the 2016 school year that were discussed at this weekend's EdFEST, held at the D.C. Amory in Southeast.

Preschoolers Get Boost with Vocabulary

Preschool children in the Northeast Kenilworth-Parkside community and their families have received a significant leg up in their quest to become better prepared for school after three D.C. organizations teamed up for a two-year $1 million grant focusing on vocabulary ...

Prince George's County Education Briefs: State of the Schools

Prince George's County Public Schools CEO Kevin Maxwell, joined by the county Board of Education, will give the State of the School System address Thursday at Charles H. Flowers High School in Springdale.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Henderson Makes Surprise Visits to Award Winners

School administrators surprised some of this year's Standing Ovation Award recipients with a recent visit to their schools by Chancellor Kaya Henderson.