Tips for back-to-school reading and beyond

As summer comes to a close, it can be hard for both kids and adults to get back into an academic mindset. Whether you’re a parent that’s dreading the start of the school rush or struggling to help your children ...

Save on everything for back-to-school with these smart tips and tricks

Whether your kids are school playground-bound or college-bound, the back-to-school season can be an expensive time of year.

Tips to prevent the spread of back-to-school germs

Back-to-school is an exciting time of year for families, but it also means new exposures to germs.

Mission Thrive Summer helps local youth to “grow”

Jonathan Edwards, a recent graduate of The Baltimore School for the Arts credits a city summer program with helping him to grow and mature into a responsible young man as he prepares to start college at Shenandoah University in Virginia.

Families are tapping more scholarships and grants to pay for college

Families spent less out-of-pocket for college in academic year 2015-16 compared to last year, as they took advantage of more scholarships and grants to foot the bill, according to “How America Pays for College 2016,” the national study from Sallie ...

Cornell University professor named next Dean of Engineering at Morgan State

Morgan State University President David Wilson announced the appointment of Michael G. Spencer as dean of the Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. School of Engineering, only the second dean in the school’s history. Dr. Spencer is a professor in the Department ...

Baltimore students picked to attend film seminar in Texas

Dayla Williams believes strongly in the Black Lives Movement and embracing her heritage.

Majors that might help you get hired

As the cost of college tuition continues to rise and the job market grows increasingly competitive, college students are giving greater consideration to their prospects of being hired before choosing a major.

Annapolis youth named first Shelley C. White Jr. Memorial Scholarship recipient

Laughter filled a small room at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (BGCAA) as a group of people reminisced about the vibrant personality of an Annapolis City Police Department detective. Shelley Curtis White, Jr. died ...

Creative ways to cut college costs

The cost of college tuition continues to increase, and college graduates are feeling the burn of that trend when the time comes to begin repaying their student loans.

Anne Arundel County Literacy Council seeks volunteers

At the Anne Arundel County Literacy Council, volunteers can change a life through literacy.

The pros and cons of repeating a grade

The majority of students move up a grade each fall. However, some students may not be ready to move on to the next grade come the end of the school year.

Take a course in dorm safety

College students have a few different living options at their disposal, but many opt for dormitory living, as it is one of the more convenient and popular boarding options, particularly for out-of-town students. Thousands of post-secondary students pack up their ...

What schools are doing about childhood obesity

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that childhood obesity rates have more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the last 30 years. This is happening in spite of indications that childhood obesity could reduce ...

How to create a great study environment at home

A student's academic performance is influenced by a host of factors, including the learning environment both inside the classroom and at home.