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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.

Toyota honors Martin Luther King, Jr. legacy with donations to HBCUs

In honor of the life and vision of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Toyota Financial Services (TFS) announced today that it has made a donation totaling $50,000 to five Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs).

Rita Walters appointed vice president for advancement

Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) announced the appointment of Rita Walters as vice president for advancement.

Obama wants community college to be free

Free education "for those willing to work for it."

Tech program prepares Baltimore youth for future careers

It was just a couple of short years ago when Andrew Coy taught history in the Baltimore School District.

Teacher combs her student’s hair, ignites heated debate

Blogger Vernessa Cole posted before and after photos of a little girl’s hair to illustrate a post about a teacher who became so distressed by the condition of a student’s unkempt appearance, she decided to comb, brush, remove lint and ...

Application deadline approaching for U.S. high school students seeking “YES Abroad” scholarships

The application deadline for the 2015-2016 Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Abroad scholarship program is January 7, 2015.

Ben Carson Reading Rooms offer youth a haven to read books

The impact of social media and video games has arguably deterred youth from focusing on traditional learning experiences.

Library of Congress offers Junior Fellows Summer Internships

For a stipend of $3,000, the 2015 class of Junior Fellows will work full-time with Library specialists and curators from June 1 through August 7, 2015, to inventory, describe and explore collection holdings and to assist with digital-preservation outreach activities ...

Kunsman named Assistant Dean of Workforce Development

Anne Arundel Community College has named Kip A. Kunsman the assistant dean for Workforce Development. In that role, he oversees the Center for Workforce Solutions, Technology Training and the college’s noncredit Cyber initiatives.

Chinese higher education delegation visits AACC

Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) and Montgomery College recently hosted 20 higher education visitors from China including presidents, vice presidents and deans. The participants wanted to learn more about community college systems and processes as well as partnerships with local ...

Caring and Sharing Committee at John Wesley United Church promotes education

The Sharing and Caring Committee at John Wesley United Methodist Church located at 3202 West North Avenue in Baltimore promotes higher education by awarding students with perfect attendance, averages of B+ or higher in reading, language or mathematics and improved ...

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