As Kevin Maxwell enters his second year as the schools' chief executive officer, more than 800 new teachers and 30 new principals have also joined faculties at the county's 208 schools.
Mayor Vincent Gray recently approved a task force's final recommendations to make changes to outdated school boundary lines in the District.
Like Edward Heff, a senior at Phelps Architecture, Construction, and Engineering High School in Northeast, Maisha Riddlesprigger, principal at Ketcham Elementary School in Southeast, could hardly contain her excitement about returning to school on Monday.
Adjunct faculty members at the University of the District of Columbia voted to form a union affiliated with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), becoming the latest university in the city to do so.
D.C. schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson said she's on board with the changes to the school boundary lines set for next year, despite contentions from the two top mayoral candidates that movement on the issue has been too swift.
Prince George's County Public Schools welcomed back more than 126,000 students Tuesday for the start of the 2014-15 school year.
Teachers in D.C. public schools readied for the first day of school Monday, resources were provided to support those who wanted to address the shooting death of Michael Brown with their students.
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray has approved final recommendations from an advisory committee led by the deputy mayor for education to make changes to the city's outdated school boundary lines.
This is a time of excitement and energy. As families finish up their summer vacations and descend upon stores to purchase school supplies, staff in Prince George's County Public Schools are preparing schools and teachers for the new school year ...
As broadband service providers in the U.S. roll out more affordable programs, navigating the digital divide may become just a little easier.
Forging Ahead for the Children of Ward 8: Preparing Students for Careers in Engineering, Technology and Environmental Sciences
This school year, an exciting new opportunity for a college preparatory middle and high school public education opens on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, in the Congress Heights neighborhood.
DCPS Chancellor Kaya Henderson tapped Robert Simmons to serve as the chief of innovation and research for the school district.
Regional High School Computer Competition champions from the National Capital Region, BDPA-DC, and BDPA NoVA competed with other top coders from across America during the National High School Computer Competition's scholarship rounds at the JW Marriott Indianapolis during the National ...
One in five adults in the nation's capital lack a high school diploma and one in three adults cannot read a newspaper or a map, much less complete a job application. That's where the Academy of Hope hopes to play ...
Older adults can help assure a legacy of strong graduation rates by supporting the work of schools in their communities, both directly and indirectly.