David Hardy is co-founder and CEO of Boys Latin Charter School in working-class West Philadelphia. Hardy said a charter school was the only way he saw to help at-risk black males earn high-school diplomas and go to college.
Maurice C. Harris, 18, was awarded a scholarship to help with expenses while attending his first year at Prince George’s Community College, in memory of 17-year-old Tekau Rasayon.
According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) for May 2015, the unemployment rate in Maryland was 5.3 percent; Virginia ranked at 4.9 percent; and the District of Columbia posted at 7.3 percent.
A special for the Baltimore Times, courtesy Bonnie Sullivan, executive director of the nonprofit Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS)
The summer after my first year of teaching was a relief. And a surprise. Upon receiving the results of my students’ language arts tests at the state, district and local levels, I found that my good intentions as a teacher ...
Federal law and policies require states to monitor and report on the extent of over-representation of minorities in special education. School districts are required to take corrective action if over-representation is reported.
The Maryland State Department of Education’s Division of Library Development and Services is launching its 2015 Summer Reading Program at public libraries throughout the state.
Elizabethe Caswell Overton was selected as “Most Likely to Brighten Your Day” by her fellow Class of 2015 Broadneck High School classmates.
Twenty-nine graduates from the SEED School of Maryland achieved a 93 percent acceptance rate to four-year colleges and universities and were awarded more than $2 million in scholarships.
It’s been a whirlwind few days for Dallas Dance, because he has been ducking in and out of the 24 different graduation ceremonies at Baltimore County Public Schools, the 25th largest school system in the nation.
If you are disposed to using the Internet as your guide, a diploma will generally be described as the proof of your successful completion of a course of study, or the bestowal of an academic degree.
William Shorter, dreams of holding political office one-day. Be it state delegate, governor, senator or the oval office, the Glen Burnie High School senior says he envisions these offices when he closes his eyes and lays his head on his ...
Four years ago, Elizabeth Seton High School officials heavily recruited Raven Fox to attend the all-girls college prep institution and to play basketball for the Roadrunners.
Monarch Academy Public Charter School celebrated a milestone in grand style on May 27, 2015. Guests were entertained by a video of students performing “The Wizard of Oz,” while others from various classes at the academy performed live music with ...
Lorence Rovell is among the graduates from Northwestern High School in May. The teen’s matriculation, however, was no easy feat.