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Year Up Baltimore graduate lands job as operations engineer

Tyson Lin didn’t exactly know what he wanted to do with his life after finishing high school in 2014.

MSU volunteers bring clean energy to Morgan Community Mile homes in need

In an effort to assist local Baltimore residents in need of energy efficiency upgrades, volunteers from Morgan State University teamed up with representatives from GRID Alternatives, the U.S. Department of Energy, the City of Baltimore, Bowie State University, Coppin State ...

Writing contest for Maryland middle school students

The contest, which is sponsored by Anne Arundel Peace Action, the Maryland Peace Action Education Fund, the Benjamin Peace Foundation and the Peace and Justice Center of Annapolis Friends Meeting, is open to all seventh and eighth grade students enrolled ...

Michelle Obama on young Barack: 'He was a bum'

President Barack Obama has always been candid about his youthful transgressions -- a history his wife referenced Tuesday when explaining anyone can become a high achiever.

Gaps in teacher effectiveness hurt young, minority students

Minority and low-income students are less likely to have consistent access to effective teachers between preschool and the third grade than students from high-income households, according to a new report by the Center for American Progress (CAP), a Washington, D.C-based ...

Windsor Mill Middle School students shine at Night of Innovation

For eleven-year-old sixth-graders Avante Morgan, Temitope Peters, Victor Chongwa and 10-year old Rianna Davis, using their school-issued HP Elitebook Revolve hybrid laptops has become as easy as their traditional textbooks. Infusing technology with traditional educational tools, the Windsor Mill Middle ...

Wes Moore urges more advocacy, experiential learning for young people

White House Fellow, Army veteran, best-selling author and social entrepreneur Wes Moore gave a rousing talk at Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) Wednesday, January 13, 2016, as he called on educators to combine advocacy, mentorship and social capital to move ...

Rising stars being groomed to be ‘Leaders of Tomorrow’

Many words can be used to describe Millennials: tech-savvy, gregarious and dance aficionados and now, articulate, competitive and fearless can be added to the list.

Scholarship to honor life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

In celebration of the 35th anniversary of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast, a scholarship will be awarded to an Anne Arundel County student in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and his legacy of service and ...

Central Scholarship presenting Finding Money for College workshops

Central Scholarship will launch its 2016 College Cash® Financial Literacy Series with the following Finding Money for College seminars:

New Scholarship to Honor life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

In celebration of the 35th anniversary of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast, a scholarship will be awarded to an Anne Arundel County student in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and his legacy of service and ...

Boys & Girls Clubs expands effort to close digital divide with Comcast Foundation Grants

Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and Comcast NBCUniversal announced that the Comcast Foundation has invested more than $3 million in BGCA’s My.Future technology initiative.

Nonprofit offers free school supplies to teachers, families

Public school teachers around the nation are responsible for helping to shape the future of young people, but tight school budgets often leave many without adequate classroom supplies and educational materials.

Woodlawn senior awarded full engineering scholarship

Weeks before the New Year, Woodlawn High School senior Dameatria Washington had good reason to celebrate.

‘Governor’s Young Readers’ Initiative begins in Baltimore City

Governor Hogan announced that every child— from infancy to age five— in Baltimore City will be eligible to enroll, free of charge, in a new reading and book-delivery program starting in the New Year.