It’s been less than a year since the Charm City-based Living Classrooms Foundation launched its POWER House Teen program, which provides academic support, mentoring and college preparation activities for underserved high school students who live in the Perkins Homes development ...
Maryland came one step closer to providing universal access to pre-kindergarten with the announcement of a $4.3 million grant to childcare providers across the state.
Strayer University, a leading postsecondary institution for working adults, is pleased to announce a partnership with talk show host and entertainer Steve Harvey, who joins the university in a new initiative aimed at breaking down perceived barriers that can keep ...
Less than three months after marking the 50th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education U.S. Supreme Court decision rendering state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students unconstitutional, the City of Baltimore is set ...
Preparing for college life is a must, whether you are planning to live on or off campus. But it can be overwhelming without a game plan.
The Maryland State Board of Education has voted unanimously to accept guidelines for the state’s student code of discipline that can serve as a model for local school systems to use when developing their own discipline codes.
Kurt L. Schmoke, who became the new president of the University of Baltimore (UB) in July, recently announced a scholarship fund in honor of his late brother that will benefit Baltimore students enrolled in UB’s College of Public Affairs.
Upon meeting Verlando Brown for the first time, you would never guess this trim, self-confident graduate student received special education services in grade school to remediate stuttering.
“No more pencils, no more books” is a familiar summer refrain. But make sure your youngster doesn’t take those words too seriously.
Interim Superintendent Mamie J. Perkins recently announced the names of 21 people who will serve on Anne Arundel County Public Schools’ Blue Ribbon Commission on Equity and Achievement.
This week’s Indie Soul Student of the Week is challenging stereotypes of his generation. Keon “Lil Key” Myers is trying to change the game for the good.
Every American city with a sizeable black population has at least one public school named after Booker T. Washington, Frederick Douglass, Paul Lawrence Dunbar, George Washington Carver, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. or other notable African Americans.
Anne Arundel Community College has named Jacqueline S. Jackson, Ph.D., of Silver Spring as its new Dean of Student Services.
This week’s student if the week is Phillip Freeland, a two-sport scholar-athlete. First and foremost, he is dedicated to his academic success. He is excelling in high school and his last report card boasted 3 A's and 1 B at ...
A good day for Sunny Schemery is one that includes looking at bacteria under a microscope. “My friends ask, ‘Why do you want to look at blood and body fluids?’ and I say, ‘because it’s fun.”