Since 1988, the Baltimore-based nonprofit CollegeBound Foundation has helped tens of thousands of low-income Baltimore City Public School (BCPS) students realize their dreams of attending college by offering college advising services and administering an annual scholarship and grant portfolio.
Diversity is under threat on college campuses across the land -- from exactly the students cherished for their diversity by admissions committees.
Noted civil rights leader and human rights activist, Reverend Jesse L. Jackson Sr., served as keynote speaker as 365 individuals celebrated their graduation at Morgan State University’s third December commencement on Friday, December 18, 2015. Additionally, the graduation exercises in ...
Last month, Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) came quite close to advancing to the National Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl competition.
The Maryland State Department of Education issued a call for nominations for the ninth annual Maryland Parent Involvement Matters Awards (PIMA). The unique awards program honors parents and others with legal responsibility for a child whose exemplary contributions to public ...
Reading Partners, a national nonprofit that trains community volunteers to provide students with proven, individualized reading support urgently needs more community members to join its efforts.
Prospective and current students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HCBUs) in search of financial aid may want to take a look at the new scholarship opportunities from The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF).
“Do I have any superheroes here today?” asked Baltimore City Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake as she stood in front of 250 first, second and fifth grade students at Calvin M. Rodwell Elementary School in Baltimore City on Tuesday, December 8, 2015.
On the same day that President Barack Obama gave a stirring and historically grounded commemoration regarding the 150th anniversary of the passage of the 13th Amendment, the one that “abolished” slavery, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia chose to disregard tenets ...
Elementary school students tutored by volunteers over 50 years of age in an after school literacy program made faster than expected gains according to a standardized assessment tool, the local AARP Foundation announced.
Ayana Williams already sounds like a civil rights leader. The Howard University School of Law student is fervent in her support of prison reform and putting an end to mass incarceration.
The new partnership between Urban Teachers and Johns Hopkins University is a game changer for the teaching profession and Baltimore area schools seeking more diverse and even better trained candidates, according to those involved in the new seven-year agreement.
McDaniel College announces a new $100,000 Educator’s Legacy Scholarship for students applying to McDaniel for Fall 2016 admission.
At the U.S. Army’s Aberdeen Proving Ground about 20 miles northeast of Baltimore, 107 teens are on the verge of earning their GED. The young men and women, who range in age from 16 to 18 years old, have experienced ...
Yasmine Arrington primarily grew up in Washington, D.C. with a father in prison. She never let her experience prevent her from pursuing her dreams and making social change.