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P.G. County Education Briefs: National School Lunch Week Celebrated

An official from the U.S. Department of Agriculture visited Oxon Hill High School on Oct. 23 where she helped celebrate healthy and tasty meals offered daily by the food staff.

P.G. Community College $100M Expansion to Include Safety Upgrades

Prince George’s Community College officials have begun the new phase of several building projects that will add a new arts building, a culinary arts school and a new classroom facility, along with upgraded safety features, such as emergency call boxes ...

P.G. County Education Briefs: Student Mural Unveiled

Schools CEO Kevin Maxwell, officials from the Prince George's African American Museum and Cultural Center, and officials from the schools' Culture Keepers program recently attended the official unveiling of the mural "Walking With Purpose."

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: White House Fashion Design Workshop

College and high school students, including those from the School Without Walls, Duke Ellington School of the Arts, and Roosevelt Senior High School, connected with dozens of professionals from the fashion industry during a visit on Oct. 8 to the ...

D.C. Opens Reengagement Center for High School Dropouts

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray joined several city officials Monday for the grand opening of the Youth Reengagement Center, an initiative of the Office of the State Superintendent of Education to help high school dropouts get their diplomas.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Duke Ellington Principal Mourned

The Duke Ellington School of the Arts family in Northwest mourns the passing of its principal, Father John Payne.

P.G. County Education Briefs: Listening Sessions

In the coming weeks, a series of "Special Education Listening Sessions" will be held by the county's Board of Education.

Father John Payne, Principal at Duke Ellington School of the Arts, Dies

Father John Payne, principal of Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Northwest, reportedly died Thursday night of an apparent heart attack.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Chancellor Says 'Thank You'

Chancellor Kaya Henderson extended her gratitude to the huge audience that showed up on Sept. 30 at H.D. Woodson High School in Northeast for her annual "State of the Schools" address.

Academy Supports Growing Immigrant Population

As the number of new immigrant students enrolling in the District of Columbia Public Schools system continues an upward spiral, officials felt compelled to launch an International Academy this year on the Cardozo Education Campus in Northwest to help students ...

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Trading Football for Geometry

Ricardo Silva, an NFL safety for three years, has set aside his football gear to become a "Teach for America" recruit at Ballou Senior High School in Southeast.

P.G. County Education Briefs: Scholarship Competitors

Thirteen students from schools around the county have been named semifinalists in the 2015 National Achievement Scholarship program.

$18.9 Million Tech Prep Cuts the Ribbon

School leaders at the newly-completed $18.9 million Friendship Technology Preparatory Academy in Southeast welcomed city officials, educators and parents to a special ribbon cutting ceremony Sept. 24 to mark the official opening of the campus.

Chancellor Hosts State of the Schools Address

D.C. schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson led a conversation at H.D. Woodson High School in Northeast on Tuesday about her school district and the plans she has to help all of her students succeed.

Henderson to Give State of Schools Address

District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) Chancellor Kaya Henderson will welcome families and community members on Tuesday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at H.D. Woodson High School in Northwest for an update on the school system's progression.