Prince George's County Education Briefs: Roth Wins Teacher of the Year

Renee Roth, a 3rd-grade science teacher at Tulip Grove Elementary School in Bowie has been named the 2015 Prince George's County Teacher of the Year.

Donna Edwards Hosts 6th Annual STEM Forum

Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.) hosted her annual "Blastoff!" STEM forum Tuesday on Capitol Hill, bringing together local students and representatives from education, industry, government, and the nonprofit sector, to discuss ways to find and cultivate STEM talent across the state.

Morgan Freeman among Howard U. Honorary Degree Recipients

Award-winning actor and director Morgan Freeman will be among the recipients of honorary degrees during Howard University's commencement exercises next month.

D.C. Superintendent Grants $220K for Summer Programs for Students

The District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education has awarded $220,000 in grant funding to several local education agencies and organizations in the first "College, Credential and Career Ready" summer initiative aimed at middle school students.

D.C. Superintendent Launches College Search Engine

The D.C. Office of the State Superintendent of Education launched a new college search engine Thursday to help students and their families make the best choices for higher education.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Howard U. to Offer Free Courses to Some Students

As the result of a new dual enrollment program, some of the District's public high school students will be able to take classes for free at Howard University.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Summer Programs

Information on summer programs can now be obtained on the Prince George's County Public Schools website.

Layoffs Roil Howard University Staff

After announcing 200 cuts to its staff last year, Howard University officials slashed an additional 84 staff positions recently.

D.C. Honors Legendary Educator Floretta Dukes McKenzie

Floretta Dukes McKenzie's legacy as an educator is more than just impressive.

Black Fraternity, Police Officer in Hot Water for Hazing

Kappa Alpha Psi, one of the nation's largest and most prestigious black fraternities, is facing multimillion-dollar lawsuits for alleged hazing, the latest by a 45-year-old Washington man who said he was paddled and beaten with a cane by members, including ...

DCPS, Howard U. Launch New Dual Enrollment Partnership

Howard University President Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick joined Mayor Muriel Bowser and District of Columbia Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson Thursday at the historic university to announce a new partnership aimed at providing expanded learning opportunities and advanced college preparation ...

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: More Families Choosing DCPS

More families in the District have been participating in and receiving matches to its public schools as a result of the citywide "My School DC lottery."

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Students Win at County Science Fair

The schools' Science Department recently hosted the 67th annual Prince George's Area Science Fair, where two students gained recognition as top award winners.

Educational Summit Targets Southeast Youth

The Delta Sigma Theta, Washington, D.C., Alumnae Chapter held its third annual STEM Youth Summit at Rise Demonstration Center in Southeast on March 28.

Malveaux Among 3 Finalists for UDC President

Julianne Malveaux, president emerita at Bennett College in North Carolina, is among three finalists for president of the University of the District of Columbia.