‘Sweet Treats and Science Tricks’ at UM’s BioPark

On Halloween, students at James McHenry Elementary/Middle School learned a few science tricks from their neighbors at the University of Maryland BioPark and received oodles of sweet treats.

Maryland Students invited to submit best problem solving app ideas

Fifth Annual Verizon Innovative Learning App Challenge is open for new submissions until Friday, November 18, 2016.

President Obama talks about the future of HBCUs, My Brother's Keeper at North Carolina A&T

During a recent town hall discussion at North Carolina A & T University in Greensboro, President Barack Obama said that historically Black colleges that are producing engineers, doctors and dentists serve as the foundation stone for building Black middle class ...

Organization seeking to ‘Stomp Out’ Bullying

A large majority of teenagers hold a very pessimistic view of the United States. Eighty-eight percent say they believe the country lacks kindness, according to a new survey released by “STOMP Out Bullying,” the leading national bullying and cyber-bullying prevention ...

Youth Foundation, Southwest Airlines help kids to fly

Ariel Wilks, 16, a student at Carver Vocational Technical High school had always been afraid to fly.

City Schools Art Teacher Wins Maryland Teacher of the Year

Athanasia Kyriakakos was sitting nervously, palms sweating and her heart beating as fast as it ever has before.

Give Communities of Color a Voice in Reshaping Education

For the first time in our nation’s history, the majority of students in public schools are students of color

(BPRW) Students at historically black colleges and universities more likely to favor limits on press’ right to cover campus protests, express less trust in media, Gallup survey shows

Students who attend historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the United States are confident that First Amendment rights are secure, but are more likely than other college students to favor limits on First Amendment press freedoms during campus protests, ...

Dyslexia program seeks volunteers, raise awareness

Between 70 and 80 percent of individuals with poor reading skills in America are likely dyslexic and according to education and medical experts, as many as 20 percent of the population has a language-based learning disability.

Woodlawn High School leading the way through STEM

As industries continue to thrive in the areas of STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics), schools around the region are actively implementing programs to prepare students for high-growth career fields.

Breaking the cycle: Young mother of seven turns life around at McDonald’s

Ten years ago, Cameo Faust, a single mother of seven was working at an Atlanta-area McDonald’s, struggling to make ends meet and highly motivated to make a better life for herself and her family.

Baltimore County Public School welcomes new principal

Georgina Aye focuses on creating 21st century leaders

The love of reading: There is much more than literacy at stake for young learners

Getting your kids ready for school goes beyond outfitting them with pencils, pens and new clothes," said author and publisher David Bruce Smith. "The most important 'gift' you can give your child is a love for reading."

Students and parents explore science at 5th Annual Stem Extravaganza

Morgan State University’s Talmage Hill Field House was filled with scientific adventure and discovery for 200 Baltimore City children and their families at the 5th Annual Baltimore Stem Extravaganza on Saturday, September 10, 2016.

Reading Partners helping Baltimore students succeed

Reading Partners, the nonprofit national early literacy organization that relies on the support of community volunteers to provide one-on-one tutoring to students in under-resourced elementary schools, has released its 2015-2016 impact reports which revealed that young Baltimore children are benefiting ...