Amazon eyes yet another industry: education

Amazon has already disrupted traditional retail and its recent acquisition of Whole Foods suggests it could change the way we grocery shop, too.

BCCC introduces cost-free textbook classes for fall 2017 semester

Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) students can now reduce their textbook costs to near zero with the introduction of Open Educational Resources (OER) courses.

Life in Baltimore: A look at the crisis in black education, Part II

This is Part II of a three part series about the current crisis in black education

Nita Key Enrichment focused on saving music in N.C. schools

“College should not make you or break you,” said Shanita Ollison, a 27 year-old “artrepreneur” and the founder and owner of Nita Key Enrichment. “

MAGIC camp teaches teen girls about construction, skilled trades

Of all the things about the MAGIC camp that Namoonga Chilomo enjoys, her favorite might be that it's interactive.

Zoya is bottle fed for the last time by a Philadelphia Zookeeper.

On Aug. 21 a total solar eclipse will pass over North America, the first time one has crossed completely over the continent since 1979. Gordon State College chemistry professor and amateur astronomer Richard Schmude wants people viewing the event to ...

Technology opens new world for brothers with dyslexia

Stacey Harvey was driving with her young son Cole in the back seat on an afternoon just like any other. The two were having a casual conversation when Cole suddenly asked, "What if I never learn how to read?"

Chesapeake Children's Museum awarded $10,000 for NEA Big Read

Chesapeake Children’s Museum is among seventy-five nonprofit organizations awarded grants totaling more than $1 million to host an NEA Big Read project between September 2017 and June 2018.

15-year-old PSU graduate gets help from local barber shop to study abroad

A local barber shop is helping raise money for a 15-year-old boy who wants to pursue a master's degree in theoretical physics in Scotland.

The children most likely to be bullied by their own friends

Lindsey Averill's definition of torment was seventh-grade gym class.

HBCU leaders, advocates must engage Democrats and Republicans

“Working with the White House, through open communication and lots of effort, HBCU leaders and I were able to deliver flat funding for HBCUs in the upcoming fiscal year budget. Flat funding is a big win, considering President Trump proposed ...

Randallstown High School Principal awarded Baltimore County Principal of the Year

When students at Randallstown High School (RHS) celebrated the culmination of a another school year with their senior prom and graduation, they added one more celebration to the list— Principal Aubrey P. Brown received the Secondary Principal of the Year ...

Summer Reads: The hunt is on for the next Grateful American Book

Kids learn how to read in school, but they learn to love it at home, according to education advocate David Bruce Smith.

City School students shine at STEM showcase

Arlington Elementary School students Tyreek Brown, Kaylen Randall, Aubrey Smith, Keith Stevenson, and their classmates identified a problem in their community and saw the evidence of it: Rats! To address the problem, they designed the inner workings of an electric ...

Peace Corps, University of Maryland Baltimore announce new Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program

Peace Corps and the University of Maryland, Baltimore announced the launch of a new Paul D. Coverdell Fellows program housed in the School of Nursing.