P.G. County Education Briefs: New, Expanded Programs in 2014-15

As Kevin Maxwell enters his second year as the schools' chief executive officer, more than 800 new teachers and 30 new principals have also joined faculties at the county's 208 schools.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Boundary Changes Approved

Mayor Vincent Gray recently approved a task force's final recommendations to make changes to outdated school boundary lines in the District.

Back to School: Mix of Excitement, Anticipation

Like Edward Heff, a senior at Phelps Architecture, Construction, and Engineering High School in Northeast, Maisha Riddlesprigger, principal at Ketcham Elementary School in Southeast, could hardly contain her excitement about returning to school on Monday.

UDC Adjuncts Vote to Form Union

Adjunct faculty members at the University of the District of Columbia voted to form a union affiliated with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), becoming the latest university in the city to do so.

D.C. Schools Chancellor Henderson on Board with Boundary Changes

D.C. schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson said she's on board with the changes to the school boundary lines set for next year, despite contentions from the two top mayoral candidates that movement on the issue has been too swift.

P.G. County Students Return to School

Prince George's County Public Schools welcomed back more than 126,000 students Tuesday for the start of the 2014-15 school year.

D.C. Teachers Prepped to Discuss Michael Brown Shooting

Teachers in D.C. public schools readied for the first day of school Monday, resources were provided to support those who wanted to address the shooting death of Michael Brown with their students.

Gray OKs New Boundary Lines for D.C. Public Schools

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray has approved final recommendations from an advisory committee led by the deputy mayor for education to make changes to the city's outdated school boundary lines.

PGCPS on a Roll Toward a Great School Year!

This is a time of excitement and energy. As families finish up their summer vacations and descend upon stores to purchase school supplies, staff in Prince George's County Public Schools are preparing schools and teachers for the new school year ...

Comcast Commits to Eliminating Digital Divide

As broadband service providers in the U.S. roll out more affordable programs, navigating the digital divide may become just a little easier.

Forging Ahead for the Children of Ward 8: Preparing Students for Careers in Engineering, Technology and Environmental Sciences

This school year, an exciting new opportunity for a college preparatory middle and high school public education opens on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, in the Congress Heights neighborhood.

Educator Takes Aim at Achievement Gap

DCPS Chancellor Kaya Henderson tapped Robert Simmons to serve as the chief of innovation and research for the school district.

Top Coders from the National Capital Region Capture High School Computer Competition

Regional High School Computer Competition champions from the National Capital Region, BDPA-DC, and BDPA NoVA competed with other top coders from across America during the National High School Computer Competition's scholarship rounds at the JW Marriott Indianapolis during the National ...

Academy of Hope Offers Second Chance

One in five adults in the nation's capital lack a high school diploma and one in three adults cannot read a newspaper or a map, much less complete a job application. That's where the Academy of Hope hopes to play ...

Older Adults Can Play A Role as Kids Get Back to School

Older adults can help assure a legacy of strong graduation rates by supporting the work of schools in their communities, both directly and indirectly.