Black Theatre Symposium scheduled at University of Maryland

Like megastars Sidney Poitier, the late Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, a host of African-American film stars have also mastered the black theater.

Decisions, decisions: when weather forces school delays, closures

Snowstorms and extreme cold can create a situation that makes it unsafe for students, parents and staff to travel to and from school.

Local realtor, former NFL star help area youth in football, academics

Christine Thomas enjoys talking about children. The Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage real estate agent has two daughters, but there are many more Baltimore area children that she helps to nurture.

Federal funds available for summer meals

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has announced that federal funds are available to assist public and private nonprofit organizations in serving free nutritious meals and snacks to children this summer through the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), a ...

Bowie State celebrates 150 years of excellence

When the 40 African American founders opened what was then called the Baltimore Normal School on January 9, 1865, their mission was to establish educational facilities across Maryland that would help educate the more than 85,000 newly emancipated slaves.

Sign up your child for AACC’s Kids in College

Register your child for one of Anne Arundel Community College's Kids in College/EXPLORE summer camps at the free Kids in College open house from on Saturday, February 21, 2015 in Room 219 of the Cade Center for Fine Arts (CADE) ...

USNA welcomes back first black female graduate

The U.S. Naval Academy held a luncheon celebrating African American/Black History Month with special guest, Janie Mines, Feb. 2, in King Hall.

AACC hosts Black Male Initiative Summit to aid student success

Students, faculty, staff and community members focused on helping black male students succeed are invited to attend the Fifth Annual Black Male Initiative Summit on Tuesday, February 24, 2014, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Anne Arundel Community College.

Pratt librarian honored with Coretta Scott King -Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement

The Enoch Pratt Free Library is proud to announce that School and Student Services Coordinator Deborah Taylor is the recipient of the Coretta Scott King – Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement.

Seasoned community schools and education leader becomes director of Elev8 Baltimore

Alexandria Warrick Adams, a proven leader in the education and youth development fields, has taken on the top position at Elev8 Baltimore, an award-winning community schools initiative working in four schools in the city.

BSU receives nearly $1.2 million for cybersecurity education

Bowie State University (BSU) will receive nearly $1.2 million in federal funding over the next five years to support cybersecurity education.

Do school uniforms increase academic success?

Recently a teacher used class time to wash, comb and style the hair of a student who frequently came to school with a matted, lint filled mane. Following her good grooming lesson, the teacher proudly posted before and after photographs ...

To help students succeed, college administrators must think globally

College administrators looking to improve students' educational experience shouldn't just think outside the box— they should think outside the country.

MSDE, Microsoft collaborate to provide cutting-edge technologies to Maryland public school students

Maryland State Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Lillian M. Lowery announced a statewide collaboration between the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) and Microsoft to provide cutting-edge technologies to Maryland public school students, their families and educators at a press conference ...

Six ways to get free money for college

President Obama wants to make community college free -- but don't hold your breath.