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New Coppin State president targets enrollment

Maria Thompson acknowledges a poorly kept secret: Coppin State University has had its share of enrollment problems.

Baltimore teacher visits White House

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 will be a day Kyair Butts won’t soon forget.

Employment: The next step after graduation

Graduation is an exciting time in the lives of students. After years in the classroom preparing for life after school, graduation marks a time when students are finally ready to enter the "real world" and land their first professional job.

Detroit schools open, but is it too late?

Shoniqua Kemp took her 15-year-old and 18-year-old to the museum on Tuesday morning. It wasn't a weekend and there was no school trip. In fact, there was no school at all.

Morgan State University named a national treasure

In the latest significant effort towards preserving the rich cultural legacy of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), the National Trust for Historic Preservation recently named Morgan State University a National Treasure.

Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners appoints new CEO

The Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners today named Sonja B. Santelises, Ed.D. Chief Executive Officer of Baltimore City Public Schools.

Malia Obama to attend Harvard after gap year

Malia Obama, the oldest of President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama's two daughters, will attend Harvard University.

Students in city pre-k programs outperform state on Kindergarten Readiness Assessment

Among students enrolled in a City Schools pre-k program, 48.1 percent were ready for kindergarten compared to 45 percent statewide, based on results on the Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (KRA) released by the Maryland State Department of Education on April 26, ...

VIDEO: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black college

At first glance, Joshua Packwood is the embodiment of white privilege: He's college educated, married, a father of two and he runs a successful hedge fund in Manhattan.

Baltimore Teacher Network hosts forum on violence in public schools

The Baltimore Teacher Network (BTN) a Baltimore City nonprofit charter school organization will host an open teacher forum on the increase of violence in city schools on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, exactly one year after the civil uprising in West ...

Baltimore City College students present plan for abandoned buildings

In January, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced a $700 million plan to tear down thousands of vacant buildings in Baltimore and replace them with new developments.

UMB hosts grand opening of community engagement center

Last summer, after riots and unrest gripped Baltimore in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray, much attention was focused on poverty and city communities that regularly find themselves in the throes of violence.

Young woman inspired to study law to effect change

It was the one college course, “Criminal Law: Theory and Practice,” which most sparked the interest of 23-year old Ashley N. Richardson, but the National Diversity Pre-Law Conference and Law Fair fueled her aspirations even more.

Urban teachers discuss anniversary of Baltimore unrest

One year ago, when Freddie Gray was laid to rest, the city of Baltimore erupted in riots. Protests gripped the city as stores burned, cars were set afire, a Baltimore Orioles game was closed to fans and anger stirred.

Over 100 Maryland high school seniors receive scholarships from Comcast

High school graduation is right around the corner for students in Maryland. Over a hundred high school seniors who are preparing to attend accredited colleges received a helping hand from Comcast through their annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program.