Kathy Hollowell-Makle, a kindergarten teacher at Simon Elementary, and Kelly Miller Middle School principal Abdullah Zaki have been named as the school system's teacher and principal of the year.
For the second time in as many years, a group of students at Savoy Elementary School in Southeast have gone beyond the confines of their school walls to share the "thrill" of learning.
A teacher at the Duke Ellington School of Performing Arts and Howard University's School of Fine Arts are among the winners of this year’s prestigious Mayor’s Arts Awards, now in its 28th year of sponsorship by the D.C. Commission on ...
Kena Allison, a physics teacher and instructional specialist at Thurgood Marshall Academy in Southeast, was surprised Thursday with the prestigious Milken Educator Award.
Marta Reid Stewart, an educator at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts, has been honored with the "Outstanding Contribution to Arts Education" award in celebration of the arts in D.C.
October has been an exciting time for the educators of the District of Columbia Public Schools system.
In her “State of the Schools” speech Thursday evening at the newly-refurbished Cardozo Education Campus in Northwest, Kaya Henderson, District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) chancellor, often expressed “togetherness” as a key component in moving the city’s public schools forward.
Mulling the need for funding to support media arts and technology, Prince George's County Public Schools will be seeking input from the community for its fiscal 2015 budget during a community forum Wednesday night.
District of Columbia Public Schools teachers could become the latest pawns in the federal government shutdown, which, now in its third week, continues to leave hundreds of workers furloughed.
D.C. Council member David A. Catania will hold a public meeting this week to hear from city education officials regarding the status of Options Public Charter School, which faces revocation amid recent revelations of financial mismanagement.
The effect of the federal government shutdown that began nearly two weeks ago is making its way into the District's public charter school system, as officials fret about their ongoing ability to educate students and ensure that faculty and staff ...
The Laurel Prep Academy, an alternative education facility, has given many fifth-year high school students a second chance to score higher grades and impress college admission officers.
The D.C. Council's education committee approved a bill by at-large D.C. Council member David Catania to repeal a "ridiculous" rule allowing the city's failing elementary and middle school students to be passed along from one grade to the next.
The D.C. Public Charter School Board may have to revoke the charter of its oldest school amid an investigation of alleged fiscal mismanagement involving more than $3 million in funds from city coffers.
Stressing belief that in the coming months District leaders and residents will be engulfed in a formidable debate over education policy, an advocacy group led by attorney Matthew Frumin, has developed a report detailing their analysis of D.C. Council member ...