From soccer to lacrosse, sports are what most parents initially think about when considering extracurricular activities for their children. However, today's schools and communities understand there's a need for diverse after-school options that challenge kids in a variety of ways.
Eleven D.C. schools are participating in an extended-year calendar program that allows students more reading and mathematics studies during summer months.
Racks of colorful backpacks are hitting the shelves at retailers nationwide, reminding us it's time for students of all ages to start picking out their school supply packs for the coming year.
This August, families are preparing for a new school year. For many parents, that means going to the doctor to get our kids their required checkups. A yearly well-child visit is a great first step in keeping our children healthy, ...
The University of the District of Columbia has established a new $1.24 million financial aid initiative to attract top high school students in the D.C. region.
A pep-rally atmosphere greeted students and parents Monday at Turner Elementary School in southeast D.C. to begin the first day of school — a day that came a full two weeks earlier than for most of the city.
About 500 students are participating this summer in a high-tech, high-wage internship program with Microsoft, in which some of them have been designing a mobile game app that Microsoft will soon start selling.
Pepco has taken in 24 undergraduate and graduate students in the D.C. area this summer to work full-time with the utility company's engineering teams as part of its annual intern program.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Friday the formation of a leadership committee that will provide input in the selection process for schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson's successor.
National Summer Learning Day, held in collaboration with Summer Strong DC 2016, was celebrated on Thursday, July 14.
Tameyah Ingraham, 18, is a first-generation college student, and like many others in her position, she ran into a few challenges while applying for college.
A little over five years ago in the spring of 2011, when Kaya Henderson took the reins from then-Mayor Vincent Gray as the new D.C. Public Schools chancellor, supporters and critics alike said that she'd have some big shoes to ...
DCPS is sending nearly 400 students from every ward this summer on 18 study abroad trips — from Costa Rica to France to China — for immersion, culture and service learning.
D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson announced Wednesday she will step down from her position in the fall after nine years at the helm.
Howard University has made improvements financially in recent months with its latest real estate moves, reports from the business analyst company Moody's Investors Service indicate.