D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Public Charter Schools Improving

A newly-released citywide report shows public charter school quality continuing to rise.

State of Schools Highlights Positive, Glosses Over Issues

The District of Columbia Public Schools system took a different approach this year in its annual State of Schools address. Instead of focusing on what needs to be fixed, they showcased what they've gotten right.

Baker Resists Call to Fire Schools Chief Amid Scandals

The Prince George's County NAACP branch held a press conference Wednesday in Largo to call for County Executive Rushern L. Baker III to remove public schools CEO Kevin Maxwell immediately.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Anti-Cyberbullying Film Contest

As part of a national effort to raise awareness of cyberbullying, AT&T has sponsored the first-ever Cyberbullying Film Invitational in New York City, featuring high school student filmmakers from across the country.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: 'Early Start' to Replace Head Start

Schools CEO Kevin Maxwell announced in late September that while services will continue for all Head Start students, they will be funded and operated by PGCPS through the new "Early Start" program.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Chancellor to Give State of DCPS Address

Interim schools Chancellor John Davis will give the "State of DC Public Schools" address on Tuesday, Oct. 18.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Henderson Officially Ends Tenure

Chancellor Kaya Henderson will officially step down on Friday, Sept. 30, after six years at the helm.

Bowie State President Announces Retirement

Bowie State University President Mickey Burnim has announced plans to retire in June.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Leadership Program Participant

PGCPS instructional director Carletta Marrow has been selected by the American Association of School Administrators to participate in its inaugural "Aspiring Women Leaders" program.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Parent Curriculum Guides

The Office of Family and Public Engagement and the Office of Teaching and Learning collaborated to create grade specific Parent Guides.

D.C. Charter School Wins Part of $100M 'Super School Project' Prize

Students and staff at Washington Leadership Academy Public Charter School had a lot to cheer about Wednesday after being named one of 10 nationwide winners of the "XQ: Super School Project."

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Bus Driver Fair

Prince George's County Public Schools will host a school bus driver fair on Wednesday, Sept. 21.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: AP Courses, Exams, Earn College Credit

This year, more than 3,000 DCPS students have taken more than 5,000 Advanced Placement exams, which nearly doubles the number who took the college-level exams in 2010.

Reading Partners Helping Students Succeed

Reading Partners, a nonprofit early-literacy organization that pairs students in under-resourced schools with volunteer tutors, has released its 2015-2016 impact reports which revealed that young D.C. children are benefiting from the program in a big way.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: TMA Students Outperform Peers on PARCC

Results on the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers show that Thurgood Marshall Academy is the best high school east of the river, and remains one of the top-performing high schools in the District of Columbia, according ...