Technology opens new world for brothers with dyslexia

Stacey Harvey was driving with her young son Cole in the back seat on an afternoon just like any other. The two were having a casual conversation when Cole suddenly asked, "What if I never learn how to read?"

Chesapeake Children's Museum awarded $10,000 for NEA Big Read

Chesapeake Children’s Museum is among seventy-five nonprofit organizations awarded grants totaling more than $1 million to host an NEA Big Read project between September 2017 and June 2018.

15-year-old PSU graduate gets help from local barber shop to study abroad

A local barber shop is helping raise money for a 15-year-old boy who wants to pursue a master's degree in theoretical physics in Scotland.

The children most likely to be bullied by their own friends

Lindsey Averill's definition of torment was seventh-grade gym class.

HBCU leaders, advocates must engage Democrats and Republicans

“Working with the White House, through open communication and lots of effort, HBCU leaders and I were able to deliver flat funding for HBCUs in the upcoming fiscal year budget. Flat funding is a big win, considering President Trump proposed ...

Randallstown High School Principal awarded Baltimore County Principal of the Year

When students at Randallstown High School (RHS) celebrated the culmination of a another school year with their senior prom and graduation, they added one more celebration to the list— Principal Aubrey P. Brown received the Secondary Principal of the Year ...

Summer Reads: The hunt is on for the next Grateful American Book

Kids learn how to read in school, but they learn to love it at home, according to education advocate David Bruce Smith.

City School students shine at STEM showcase

Arlington Elementary School students Tyreek Brown, Kaylen Randall, Aubrey Smith, Keith Stevenson, and their classmates identified a problem in their community and saw the evidence of it: Rats! To address the problem, they designed the inner workings of an electric ...

Peace Corps, University of Maryland Baltimore announce new Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program

Peace Corps and the University of Maryland, Baltimore announced the launch of a new Paul D. Coverdell Fellows program housed in the School of Nursing.

Educators get lesson in cursive writing

While cursive has been left out of the national Common Core Standards, Maryland legislators have mandated the skill be taught.

Betsy DeVos freezes Obama-era rules meant to protect student borrowers

The Department of Education will halt two Obama-era rules that would have protected student borrowers and held for-profit colleges accountable.

HBCU Students "Discover The Unexpected" with the Black Press

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) kicked off the second year of the “Discover The Unexpected” (DTU) Journalism Fellowship program with an “Immersion” event in Detroit, Mich. Chevrolet, the sponsor of the program, hosted the student scholars and a handful ...

Making the case for investing in HBCUs

The United Negro College Fund’s (UNCFs) iconic, “A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Waste,” advertising campaign remains the gold-standard for shining light on the urgency of investing in black colleges and universities.

Life in Baltimore: A look at the Crisis in Black Education, Part I

The 2017 theme for the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) is The Crisis In Black Education." Guided by a vision to study and acknowledge the significance of the historical and cultural experiences of people ...

Making the case for investing in HBCUs

UNCF’s iconic, “A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Waste,” advertising campaign remains the gold-standard for shining light on the urgency of investing in Black colleges and universities.