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Prince George's County Education Briefs: Immunization Campaign

The PGCPS Immunization Countdown campaign is underway, and all students must have all required immunizations by Aug. 23, the first day of the 2016-17 school year.

Prince George's Co. Students Get Systemwide Library Access

Prince George's County's schools and library systems announced Wednesday at the Largo-Kettering Library a partnership allowing all 126,000 public school students to not only check out books at any of the county's 19 libraries, but also have access to the ...

P.G. Schools Transfer Period Ends Friday

Parents seeking to transfer their children for the 2016-17 school year in Prince George's County have until Friday.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Summer Programs, Activities

Chancellor Kaya Henderson said in recent statement to the DCPS family that the onset of summer fun also means continued learning and development opportunities for students and educators.

NIH Holds Career Day for D.C.-Area Science Students

The National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, invited 250 area middle and high school students Tuesday to learn about careers in science and hear several top-notch experts discuss their highly technical fields.

Pepco Art Gallery Hosts Ellington Student Exhibit

The Pepco Edison Place Gallery recently hosted a reception to celebrate the opening of "My Business," an inaugural Senior Arts Series of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts.

Student Debt Rising in D.C.

District residents are among the millennials saddled with increasingly large amounts of student loans, which reached a record high of $1.23 trillion in 2015, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Youth Exchange in Croatia

In April, DCPS sent 10 female students from high schools across the city to Croatia for the "Step Afrika! International Youth Exchange."

Local Students Win at National Science Bowl

A team of students from Washington designed and built the fastest lithium-ion battery-powered model car during a national competition.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: College Signing Day

State Superintendent of Education Hanseul Kang was joined on April 29 by Deputy Mayor for Education Jennifer Niles and U.S. Secretary of Education John King Jr. for a celebration of the District’s high school seniors, who participated in the city's ...

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Reach Higher Initiative

Principal Tanya Washington, staff and seniors at Parkdale High School in Riverdale Park, celebrated first lady Michelle Obama's Reach Higher Initiative on April 25.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Fighting Multiple Sclerosis

Staff, students, family and friends of Frederick Douglass High School in Upper Marlboro recently teamed with the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation for participation in the MS Walk 2016.

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: High-Performing Charter Schools In Demand

Nearly 9,000 individual students are on waitlists to attend one or more public charter schools in the 2016-17 school year.

Howard Alumni Help Students Graduate

Howard University students are getting financial help for their education from a group of concerned alumni.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: PGCPS Community Meetings

School officials invite students, families, and community members to attend one of three community meetings to learn more about the fiscal 2017 Educational Facilities Master Plan.