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D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: 'New Heights' Engages Expectant Students

Tray Chaney of "The Wire" and Wanda Pratt, mother of NBA star Kevin Durant, recently joined Chancellor Kaya Henderson for the 4th annual "New Heights Summit," an initiative that promotes the collaborative efforts of city agencies in support of expectant ...

Prince George's IT Program Cited for National Award

Prince George's County's information technology development program has been nationally recognized for its efforts in employing and training residents in the field.

UDC President Ronald Mason Gets Three-Year Deal

The D.C. Council has unanimously approved a new three-year contract for Ronald Mason Jr. to head the University of the District of Columbia through 2018.

D.C. Entrepreneur Pushes STEM for Minorities

Charles Wilson isn't shy about discussing poverty and the issues that face many inner-city and poverty-stricken youth on a regular basis.

Prince George's Co. Accepting Applications For Education Board Seat

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III announced Monday that the county is accepting applications from residents interested in serving as an at-large member of the board of education.

D.C. Council Mulls Contract With Schools Food Vendor at Center of Fraud Suit

The D.C. Council appears set to contract a food vendor that recently settled a fraud lawsuit with the city's public school system for $19 million.

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

Glory Ekhator, who recently graduated from Gwynn Park High School in Brandywine, has also been named a Scholar of the Week.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: More Super Students

More than 100 top graduating students recently joined Chancellor Kaya Henderson at the Verizon Center's Acela Club to formally announce their future plans and celebrate their achievements.

D.C. Nonprofit to Award Education Data Excellence

Raise DC, a cross-sector partnership focused on improving the lives of District youth through educational outcomes, recently announced the launch of the Data Spotlight Awards.

Prince George's Drug Policy Coalition Fetes Students at Scholarship Breakfast

Members of the Prince George's County Drug Policy Coalition gathered Wednesday at the Harborside Hotel in Oxon Hill to honor 17 students with scholarships at the 4th annual "Empowering Future Leaders Scholarship Breakfast."

Woodson Grads, Best Friends Receive Awards

The 7th annual Total Sunshine School Grade Rewards Ceremony honored H.D. Woodson High School seniors salutatorian David Wynn, 18 and valedictorian Christopher Chandler, 17, best friends and future electrical engineers on Thursday at Roosevelt High School.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Four-Day Work Schedule

Prince George’s County Public Schools will begin its four-day workweek schedule on Monday, June 22 and end the week of Aug. 7.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: A New Day for Lafayette Elementary

School officials recently celebrated the modernization project for Lafayette Elementary School in Northwest, which will allow the enrollment of 105 more students once completed.

Multimillion Investment Announced for D.C. Public Schools

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser joined city schools staffers and administrators Tuesday to announce a multimillion investment in a new curricular strategy crafted by the public schools system's top teachers.

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

Edem Kudzi, a senior at Suitland Senior High School, joins the roster of students honored as Scholar of the Week.