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Two sisters graduate with their father at BCCC's 65th commencement

As Baltimore City Community College rolled out the red carpet for its 65th Commencement on Saturday, June 7, 2014, Jennah Abdul-Aziz and her sister, Hajr Abdul-Aziz, received associate degrees with honors after being home-schooled and blazing through college, participating in ...

Liberal Arts Grads: How to land a job

As college graduations draw to a close, a “Business Insider” blog titled “How To Land A Job With A 'Useless' Liberal Arts Degree” caught my attention. The article begins by asking readers whether they majored in Anthropology; Art History; the ...

Few benefit from Obama's student loan program

Amid great fanfare, President Obama on Monday announced plans to use his executive pen to help more graduates tackle student loan debt.

AACC’s valedictorian headed for a life different than she expected

Daimei Li thought she would spend the rest of her life leading the cows her family used to work the rice paddies on their small farm in Longma, China.

Indie Soul Student of the Week: Living Classrooms’ POWER House Program

AT&T is helping to support the Living Classrooms’ POWER House Program by contributing $65, 000 to help fund the teen-focused program that provides academic support and enrichment opportunities, mentoring, and college-preparation activities for underserved high school students living in the ...

Why black children should learn how to swim

Need to understand the importance of teaching our children how to swim? Read the words of these anguished grandparents.

Movie inspires students to think about college

Every day of Dontay Gray’s senior year began at 5 a.m. The early start gave him enough time to catch the two buses and two trains to David Starr Jordan High School in Long Beach, California.

Top students from Maryland recognized by Johns Hopkins University

Joi Haskins, a student from Reisterstown, was recently honored as one of the brightest young students in the nation at a regional awards ceremony for academically advanced children sponsored by The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY).

Indie Soul Student of the Week: Danny Shand

Here is the scenario: You are separated from your mom until the age of nine; your mother works three jobs to provide for the family; someone in your home gets murdered. What are the odds that you make it? This ...

Many blacks balance work, school

Sixty-five percent of African-American undergraduates attend college as independent students, balancing work and family responsibilities in addition to their academic pursuits.

Focusing on ADHD treatment options

Education Matters continues the series on special education. This week focuses on treatment options for ADHD. Parents and guardian should be aware that their child’s teacher or guidance counselor will often be the first to raise concerns a student is ...

AACC professor named nation’s top eLearning educator

Anne Arundel Community College Professor Donald P. Orso, Ph.D., was named the “Outstanding eLearning Educator” for 2014 by the Instructional Technology Council. The runner-up teaches at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

ADHD treatment options

Education Matters continues the series on special education.

Indie Soul Student of the Week: Margaret Brent Elementary/Deer Park Middle School Students

Three hundred-ten students who attend Margaret Brent Elementary/Deer Park Park Middle School have made the grade to be students of the week.

Does your child have ADHD?

Education Matters began a series of articles on special education with a list of some signs and symptoms of learning disabilities, such as dyslexia and ADHD.