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Teacher combs her student’s hair, ignites heated debate

Blogger Vernessa Cole posted before and after photos of a little girl’s hair to illustrate a post about a teacher who became so distressed by the condition of a student’s unkempt appearance, she decided to comb, brush, remove lint and ...

Application deadline approaching for U.S. high school students seeking “YES Abroad” scholarships

The application deadline for the 2015-2016 Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Abroad scholarship program is January 7, 2015.

Ben Carson Reading Rooms offer youth a haven to read books

The impact of social media and video games has arguably deterred youth from focusing on traditional learning experiences.

Library of Congress offers Junior Fellows Summer Internships

For a stipend of $3,000, the 2015 class of Junior Fellows will work full-time with Library specialists and curators from June 1 through August 7, 2015, to inventory, describe and explore collection holdings and to assist with digital-preservation outreach activities ...

Kunsman named Assistant Dean of Workforce Development

Anne Arundel Community College has named Kip A. Kunsman the assistant dean for Workforce Development. In that role, he oversees the Center for Workforce Solutions, Technology Training and the college’s noncredit Cyber initiatives.

Chinese higher education delegation visits AACC

Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) and Montgomery College recently hosted 20 higher education visitors from China including presidents, vice presidents and deans. The participants wanted to learn more about community college systems and processes as well as partnerships with local ...

Caring and Sharing Committee at John Wesley United Church promotes education

The Sharing and Caring Committee at John Wesley United Methodist Church located at 3202 West North Avenue in Baltimore promotes higher education by awarding students with perfect attendance, averages of B+ or higher in reading, language or mathematics and improved ...

CSM hosts ‘Cool Careers in Cybersecurity for Girls’

The College of Southern Maryland hosted 150 area middle school students Wednesday, December 3, 2014 for the “Cool Careers in Cybersecurity for Girls Workshop.”

School attendance competition winner celebrates with holiday party

On Monday, December 15, 2014, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was joined by Baltimore City Public Schools CEO Dr. Gregory Thornton and other school officials to announce Frederick Elementary as the winning school for the Fall 2014 competition of the Mayor's School ...

Lincoln alum donates $100k, creates scholarship

When David Payne first arrived at The Lincoln University in 1991, he had completed 10th grade, a General Equivalency Diploma and a four-and-half-year stint in the U.S. Army. Throughout his Lincoln tenure, he said he kept two things in his ...

Mom of 2 earns diploma, job prospects

Tonya Pearson has enjoyed a long career in retail but after a bit of soul searching and a longing to not have any regrets, at age 36 she decided that it was time to earn a high school diploma.

Celebrate the holiday season with classic children’s literature

While cleaning out a seldom, used closet, I spied my old steamer trunk. It was brand new years ago, when my mother filled the trunk with everything she thought I needed for my freshman year at Frostburg State College.

Student techs pack STEM Community Day at BCCC

BCCC welcomed student science and math wizards and their variety of fascinating projects on Saturday, November 22, 2014 to the college’s second annual STEM Community Day.

Indie Soul Student of the Week: The Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women

I love to see students doing good things in the community! This week’s students of the week are the young ladies of Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women

EDUCATION MATTERS: A Mother’s Love builds academic confidence

Picasso’s observation is the guiding philosophy of A Mother’s Love, a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing art-based educational programs and experiences to troubled students.