Producer Pitches Quiz Show for Youth

And to test the knowledge of middle school students, one local producer hopes to bring a television show to the District that will showcase the intellect of urban youth while also illustrating their interest in science.

D.C. Schools System to Hire 200 Staffers

D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson revealed this week the details of the school system's budget for next school year, following a rigorous process that solicited public input.

D.C., Howard U. Announce Tech Partnership

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser joined Howard University President Wayne A.I. Frederick earlier this week in announcing a partnership to establish the District's first Technology and Innovation Hub, which will expand the city's growing technology and innovation ecosystem.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Thomas Playground Lauded

The Harry Thomas Sr. playground, named for the late three-term Ward 5 D.C. Council member, has been ranked second among the 50 Best Playgrounds in America by the Early Childhood Education Zone.

Frederick Takes Reins of Howard University

During a morning ceremony where the Howard University Board of Trustees officially installed Wayne A.I. Frederick as Howard University's 17th president, he used his inaugural address to articulate his vision for an institution in the midst of change.

Howard U. to Pay Students for Graduating On Time

Good news for Howard University students: School officials at the university will launch a program next year that will allow the school to cover 50 percent of a student's final semester if they graduate early or on time.

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

Chioma Ike, a senior at Wise High School in Upper Marlboro, lists among the latest students honored as a Scholar of the Week.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Power Lunch Program at Savoy

Students and staff at Savoy Elementary School in Southeast celebrated their "Power Lunch" program on Feb. 24, describing the event, which falls under guidance of "Everybody Wins! DC," a huge success.

Decisions, Decisions: Weather Forces School Delays, Closures

Snowstorms and extreme cold can create a situation that makes it unsafe for students, parents and staff to travel to and from school.

Inauguration Set for Howard U. President Frederick

Howard University officials have announced the ceremony schedule for Friday's inauguration of Wayne A.I. Frederick as the school's 17th president.

Carrolyn Bostick Appointed to Howard U. Post

Former Federal Aviation Administration official Carrolyn J. Bostick has been named the new vice president of human resources at Howard University.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Marriott Hosts Students' Career Day

About 60 of the District's public high school students joined Chancellor Kaya Henderson and Arne Sorenson, CEO and president of Marriott International, on Feb. 19 for an exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour of the Marriott International headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland.

Youth Spelling Their Way to Success

Grammar and middle school students from across the District have been reading their dictionaries, practicing with flash cards and counting syllables on their fingers — all hoping to soon put a gold-plated trophy on their shelf and take home the ...

Rocketship DC Charter to Hold Open House

Officials for the new Rocketship DC public charter school have invited the public to a open house Tuesday to meet staffers and tour the Southeast facility.

D.C. Offers Help to Students Applying for Federal Loans, Grants

D.C.'s Office of the State Superintendent of Education has designated February as Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Completion Month in the city.