School officials in Prince George's County, in conjunction with the Maryland State Department of Education and the Safe Schools Reporting Act of 2005, have created a form to report bullying and harassment of students.
The new school year for the District's 45,000 students focuses on engaging and motivating with a rigorous academic content and the expansion of successful programs and models that are helping students achieve.
District residents and community leaders from neighborhoods adversely impacted by controversial school closings recently joined ranks to ensure no more buildings are shuttered and to call for the ouster of "an out-of-control, short-sighted and corrupt" D.C Council and school officials ...
D. C. public and charter schools are back in session, but the Department of Employment Services' Office of Youth Programs is busy reviewing its annual Summer Youth Employment Program and readying its One City High School Internship Program.
Twenty students graduated Thursday from the HOPE program, which prepares participants, most of whom are from low-income households, for employment opportunities in the hospitality sector.
Jesús Aguirre, director of D.C.'s parks and recreation department since 2009, has been appointed as the city's first Latino state superintendent of education.
First lady Michelle Obama lavished praise Friday upon students at Orr Elementary School in Southeast D.C. for getting serious about fitness.
Just a few months after unveiling his extensive plan for reform among the District’s public schools, Mayor Vincent C. Gray has revealed an initiative aimed at preparing more residents for the workforce.
Two Bowie State University professors are helping to increase minority participation in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math professions by sharing with their students research they conducted as fellows in a National Aeronautics and Space Administration program on astrobiology.
For most students and their parents, the first day back to school is always an exciting time. But for some, opening day on Aug. 26 at several D.C. public schools also meant an additional hour of learning.
The first day back to school has traditionally been an exciting time for students and their parents. But the day can be doubly exciting when they along with their schools' faculty and staff are surprised with a visit from the ...
When the sprawling Francis L. Cardozo Education Campus in Northwest opens next week for the 2013-14 school year, it will do so with new classrooms, updated artwork and a restructured athletic field and gymnasium after nearly two years of extensive ...
Howard University, aiming to attract more nontraditional students, will offer a new online course of study as part of its expanded slate of blended curriculum and programs beginning in fall 2014.
Students enrolled in the District of Columbia Public Schools system will return to classes on Monday, Aug. 26 to a host of changes aligned with Chancellor Kaya Henderson's mandate earlier this year to shutter 15 under-performing or underutilized schools.
The D.C. Public Charter School Board, Office of State Superintendent of Education and the Office of the Chief Financial Officer recently announced results from the annual financial analysis of District public charter schools, which show that their financial health significantly ...