A new website launched by a D.C. attorney has joined the network of financial support systems that help students achieve their higher education goals.
Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, the parents of slain teen Trayvon Martin, have reportedly met with two publishing executives to discuss writing a book.
D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson has officially quashed rumors of her leaving to take a similar post in New York City under Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio.
Nearly a year to the day of the nation's deadliest-ever school shooting in Newtown, Conn., two busloads of the victims' loved ones and supporters from around the country trekked to the nation's capital for a two-day trip to highlight the thousands of victims of gun violence.
Joint efforts by agencies responsible for public education in the District offer new reports that they say are reliable in helping parents to draw comparisons between traditional and charter schools.
The U.S. Senate confirmed North Carolina Rep. Melvin L. Watt as director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, seven months after President Obama nominated him to head the agency charged with overseeing and regulating mortgage finance conglomerates Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Leaders of the Mormon Church recently stepped up to explain why they lifted a ban 35 years ago that kept black priests out of its pulpits.
While issues such as health care, socioeconomic status and even racism play a role in hypertension among African-American men, a new study shows that childhood experiences may also negatively affect their health as adults.
Thousands of students, parents and teachers from more than 60 cities including Baltimore, Philadelphia and New Orleans participated Monday in an event focused on opposing education reforms that have closed hundreds of neighborhood schools and affected numerous families and communities.
A sheriff in Pickens County, S.C., has refused to lower the American flag in honor of Nelson Mandela, under the contention that the former South African president was not an American.