Officials at the University of the District of Columbia have appointed Lara A. Thompson, assistant professor in the department of mechanical engineering, to lead the school's recently created Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering program.
D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson announced this week the launch of a new $20 million initiative that focuses on improving the educational outcomes for black and Latino male students.
Evening High School classes provide students with an alternative to traditional day schools, while enabling others to earn a Maryland High School Diploma by attending school late in the day or studying online.
Parents of students at Ardmore Elementary School in Springdale attended a PTA meeting recently to find out what Prince George's County school officials are doing to address lead found in the school's water supply two months ago.
Friendship Public Charter School has appointed Patrick Pope as principal of its new Technology Preparatory Middle School Academy in Ward 8 in Southeast Washington, according to a statement from FPCS.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden joined Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and White House Science Adviser John Holdren Thursday at Norfolk State University in Virginia to announce a $25 million grant in support of cybersecurity education.
School officials announced during a recent gathering at High Point High School in Beltsville that the county's students are among the state's 870,000 public school students who will get free Microsoft Office 365 software as part of a new state ...
To honor the top instructors and leaders in D.C, one program returned for the fifth year for a celebration paying tribute to some of the best teachers and principals in the District of Columbia Public Schools.
Although D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson credits a solid public education with her achieving the American dream — a well-paying job, her own home and car — she isn't sure the nation's public schools systems are equipped to provide ...
Amid cheers and applause from her students, co-workers and other school officials, second-grade teacher Michelle Johnson got the shock of her life Thursday when received a $25,000 cash award from the Milken Family Foundation.
A proposed pilot program for the Prince George's County public schools system could lead to community service assignments rather than suspensions or expulsions among high school students who find themselves in trouble.
Schools CEO Kevin Maxwell recently presented his recommendations for the district's fiscal 2016 proposed annual operating budget to the Board of Education.
The principal of Wilson Senior High School in Northwest D.C. has stepped down in the wake of plans that called for his termination at the end of the school year.
The D.C. Public Charter School Board voted Dec. 15 to allow a once-troubled Northeast Washington charter school to remain open after staff, parents and students lobbied for a chance to make it work under its new administration.
Those of us who are vested with some measure of authority or influence need to take an all-hands-on-deck approach to addressing the educational shortfalls within our community.