Concert At Cathedral Of Mary Our Queen To Benefit Education Programs

Music lovers from the Baltimore/Washington Metropolitan Area are invited to fill the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 4 p.m. for the ninth annual fall concert of the Community Concert Choir of Baltimore, Inc.

SBLC Receives ‘Lighting The Way’ Award And $75,000 Grant

Recognized for its philanthropic contributions to Baltimore, the South Baltimore Learning Center (SBLC) was awarded a 2018 “Lighting the Way” award and $75,000 grant by the SunTrust Foundation.

Baltimore Teacher Sets Sail on Pacific Northwest Research Cruise

Garritt set sail to assist scientists on a 12-day Pacific Hake Survey in the Pacific Northwest where he participated as part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Teacher at Sea program that bridges science and education through real-world ...

A High School Diploma With No High School

A single mother and east Ugandan refugee who wanted to beat the oldest of her six children to a high school diploma; a high school dropout who became a GED dropout because of math; a former AP Honors student who ...

Applications Now Open For The 2019 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards

STEM educators to win $5,500 in prizes for their innovative uses of data-collection technology in the classroom.

UMB’s Promise Heights Initiative Receives $30M Grant

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Promise Heights a five-year, $30 million grant to continue its effort to improve the lives of children and families in the West Baltimore neighborhood of Upton/Druid Heights. The grant enables Promise Heights to ...

Educator Launches ‘Dinner Table Math’ To Help Prepare Elementary School Students For Algebra And Beyond

Educator Angela McIver, Ph.D. is expanding her pioneering after-school program Trapezium Math Club with her launch of Dinner Table Math® a set of games and activities designed to empower parents to help their children become stronger and more confident math ...

SBLC Director Brings Attention To Adult Literacy Struggle

For people between the ages of 25 and 64 without a high school diploma, the unemployment rate is 21.9 percent, according to SBLC officials who also note that a chronic lack of education and literacy skills perpetuates Baltimore's poverty problem.

STEM Day Extravaganza At MSU An Immense Success

The seventh annual Baltimore STEM Day Extravaganza at Morgan State University (MSU) on Saturday, September 8, 2018, turned out favorably— attracting hundreds from Baltimore City and the surrounding areas to participate in a fun-filled day of interactive and educational STEM-related ...

BGE ‘Bright Ideas’ Teachers’ Grants Now Being Accepted

Applications for grants up to $500 for in-classroom innovation projects due by October 31, 2018

Anne Arundel Community College Receives Higher Ed Diversity Award

Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) has received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for the third year in a row. The award comes from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

Parents Share ‘Recipe For Success’ In Raising Collegiate Sons, High Achieving Daughter

John C. Dove Jr. and his wife Rhonda Caldwell Dove of Anne Arundel County, Maryland, are proud to share their recipe to success while raising three black boys to the ranks of successful, young college men and their youngest child, ...

Students At Furley Elementary School Receive Donated Backpacks With Back-To-School Essentials

Comcast Spotlight teamed up Kids In Need Foundation to provide more than 2,600 children across the nation with school supplies to start school year.

Former AmeriCorps Volunteer New Special Education Teacher At Sudbrook Magnet School

Donte Wylie, who worked as a volunteer with an AmeriCorps development initiative in Waverly, is the newest Special Education Math Teacher at Sudbrook Magnet Middle School in Pikesville. He has been assigned to work with the school’s special needs students ...

Reading Partners Celebrates 20th Year With Outstanding Results In Baltimore

The national nonprofit “Reading Partners” has been empowering students to succeed in reading and in life by engaging community volunteers to provide one-on-one tutoring for 20 years. Since the organization was founded, it has mobilized nearly 55,000 community volunteers to ...