Nonprofit leaders provide Chromebooks for students locally, nationally

After a new academic year began for students across the U.S., amid the corona virus pandemic, virtual learning in school districts presented challenges which ranged from lack of broadband connections and system outages to Chromebook shortages.

Five-year-old boy authors first published picture book ‘I’m Hungry!’

Los Angeles, Calif.— The children's picture book, "I'm Hungry!" was recently released on Amazon and written by a five-year-old boy, Andrew Hutchinson based in California. Kindergartner Andrew is a first-time published author.

Former college basketball standout’s new book teaches ‘How to Play Basketball the Fun Way’

Jenarie Davis-Middleton is a self- described unconventional writer who likes to share life experiences. The wife and a mother of five noted that although her schedule is hectic, she tries as often as possible to incorporate quiet time to clear ...

Sid Wilson appointed executive director of South Baltimore Learning Center

The South Baltimore Learning Center (SBLC), a Baltimore nonprofit that for 30 years has provided adults with functional literacy, life skills training, career preparation services and several pathways to a high school diploma, has appointed Sid Wilson as executive director.

Inner City Suburban Youth Foundation Provides School Supplies and Tablets for Baltimore youth

The nonprofit Inner City Suburban Youth Foundation Inc. is providing tablets, school supplies, and other materials to underserved Baltimore City students between the ages of six and 16 for the 2020-21 school year.

Pratt Library provides resources for students and parents during virtual learning

The Enoch Pratt Free Library will provide resources and educational support for students as many return to classes virtually. The Library is currently lending hotspots and tablets to help bridge the digital divide for households that don’t have Internet or ...

Joel Gamble Foundation Concludes Summer With Giveaway Event As School Year Begins

As a culmination of summer-long giveaways, the Joel Gamble Foundation partnered with Comcast to award more than a dozen technological devices and free internet to Baltimore City students as the new school year approaches.

City Schools And Baltimore City Rec & Parks To Host In-Person Learning Centers For The Fall 2020 School Year

Beginning September 28, 2020, Baltimore City Public Schools (City Schools) and Baltimore City Recreation & Parks (BCRP) will partner to provide more than 1,000 students in- person access to their virtual learning lessons via 15 locations in both schools and ...

Virginia High School Students Can Now Take Black History Courses

“Black history is American history, but for too long, the story we have told was insufficient and inadequate,” Gov. Ralph Northam said in a news release. “The introduction of this groundbreaking course is a first step toward our shared goal ...

How Do I Get My Child Prepared for School Amid COVID-19?

Sylvan Expert Discusses Tips, Challenges and Solutions

Renowned educator Dr. Anne O. Emery dies at 93

‘She was a great leader and a soldier on the battlefield’

Education in the Age of Snake Oil, Part I

At every step, the United States has fumbled its response to the nation’s deadliest infectious disease outbreak in a hundred years.

HBCU alumnus commits to run online technology school for Black boys full time

Many educators and parents located in a wide array of school districts are scrambling to figure out how to maintain student achievement, while youth learn online from home beginning in September due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Baltimore P-TECH Grad Starts Career at IBM

Justice Heughan graduated from P- TECH Carver Vocational High School in Baltimore last year with an associate’s degree in Computer Information Sci- ence. He now works for the tech giant, IBM.