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For Black Children, Attending School Is An Act Of Racial Justice

In the 2015-16 school year, Black boys made up 8 percent of public school enrollment, but they were 25 percent of the boys suspended out of school. Black girls were 8 percent of enrollment, but 14 percent of the girls ...

JHU Collaborates With Morgan, Coppin To Promote STEM Diversity

Johns Hopkins is one of 23 schools nationwide to receive funding from NIH’s Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Awards program. IRACDA promotes collaborations between research-intensive institutions like Johns Hopkins and partner universities that demonstrate a commitment to training underrepresented ...

Applications Open For Scholarships For Minority Students In Chemical Sciences

The American Chemical Society (ACS) Scholars Program is offering renewable scholarships of $1,000 to $5,000 per year for African-American, Hispanic and Native American students entering chemistry-related fields. Qualified students may be studying at community colleges or four-year institutions. Graduating high ...

Vernier Software & Technology Now Accepting Applications For 2019 Engineering Contest

Vernier Software & Technology is accepting applications for its 2019 Engineering Contest. This annual contest recognizes one middle school, high school, or college educator with a prize valued at $5,500 for innovatively using Vernier technology to introduce engineering concepts or ...

Three Strategies For Helping Distressed Young People Become More Resilient

“Children need much more than love, food, clothing, shelter and electronic devices,” Dr. Kim Metcalfe said. “They need to be armed with the ability to be resilient so they can navigate through childhood and into adulthood, dealing with adversity, trauma, ...

Morgan State Partners In New National High School Engineering Education Pilot Program

Morgan State University (MSU) will participate as one of the lead institutions in a groundbreaking pilot program in engineering education, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), according to school officials in a news release.

First HBCU-Focused Opportunity Zone Fund Launches

Opportunity Zones have become an attractive economic development tool to tages. In response, the HBCU Community Development Action Coalition (CDAC) has launched the first HBCU-focused Opportunity Fund to ignite reinvestment in and around Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU).

Fight To Save Monarch Academy Baltimore Heats Up

Despite receiving more “stars” than several others in the most recent Baltimore City Public Schools ratings, Monarch Academy remains targeted for closing pending a possible January hearing.

Four Franklin High School Students Receive T. Rowe Price Scholarships

Four students from Franklin High School are the first recipients of a scholarship named in honor of a famous alumnus— T. Rowe Price.

CCBC Hosts Open House To Assist Brightwood Students

Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) is reaching out to students impacted by Brightwood College’s recent closure, inviting them to an Open House event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, December 18, ...

MSU Launches Food Resource Center For Students

As part of a proactive effort to relieve students of hunger and food insecurity, Morgan State University (MSU) has launched of a new Food Resource Center (FRC) on campus. Located in the Morgan Business Center— home of the Earl G. ...

Motorcross Athlete Chino Braxton Pays Surprise Visit To B-360 Students

Chino Braxton began riding dirt bikes at age six in Baltimore. Today, he is a highly sought-after motorcross athlete with an endorsement from Under Armor. He was born and raised in Baltimore City. He grew up in the Reisterstown Road ...

National Geographic Partners With Afterschool Programs To Give Students Unique Scientific Experience

A National Geographic Explorer and Education Fellow, live-streamed with afterschoolers in Baltimore’s LINK (Let’s Invest in Neighborhood Kids) from the Exploration Vessel Nautilus, a 64-meter ship that is one of two of its kind dedicated to pure exploration and used ...

Baltimore Educator Wins Second-Place Voya Unsung Heroes Award

Students from the Kennedy Krieger School: Fairmont Campus stand proudly with assistant principal, Deidre Rabuck, a 2018 Voya Unsung Heroes grant award recipient after a school celebration on Tuesday, October 30, 2018.

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.