The Department of Health and Human Services announced Thursday an initiative to stop the spike of prescription opioid- and heroin-related overdoses and dependence.
Agreement Reached with Montgomery, Prince George's counties
Despite pushback last year from residents and community leaders opposed to the creation of a "monopoly power company" in the D.C. region, the Chicago-based Exelon Corporation and Pepco Holdings recently moved forward on an agreement with Montgomery and Prince George's counties regarding a merger proposal presented a year ago.
Jared Dyer, a Frederick Douglass High School senior with a 4.12 grade point average, has been named Scholar of the Week.
Schools CEO Kevin Maxwell has commended County Executive Rushern Baker’s budget proposal, saying he’s grateful for Baker’s bold commitment to public education.
The Harry Thomas Sr. playground, named for the late three-term Ward 5 D.C. Council member, has been ranked second among the 50 Best Playgrounds in America by the Early Childhood Education Zone.
Students and staff at Savoy Elementary School in Southeast celebrated their "Power Lunch" program on Feb. 24, describing the event, which falls under guidance of "Everybody Wins! DC," a huge success.
Chioma Ike, a senior at Wise High School in Upper Marlboro, lists among the latest students honored as a Scholar of the Week.
About 60 of the District's public high school students joined Chancellor Kaya Henderson and Arne Sorenson, CEO and president of Marriott International, on Feb. 19 for an exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour of the Marriott International headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland.
Students ages 15 to 19 are encouraged to apply for the county's Youth@Work/Summer Youth Enrichment Program, which provides an opportunity for them to participate in career development, life skills training and summer employment opportunities.
Grade-eligible high school students can now apply for enrollment in the Career Academy Program.