Harry Belafonte visits University of Baltimore

Actor and social activist Harry Belafonte visited the University of Baltimore (UB) as a guest lecturer and speaker for the University’s pilot course, “Citizenship and Freedom: The Civil Rights Era” on Tuesday, May 6, 2014.

Grads with more debt are less happy

Student loan debt isn't just hurting college grads financially, it's also having a negative impact on their overall well-being.

Maryland opens applications for Pre-K Expansion

The Maryland State Department of Education announced that it is accepting applications for the Pre-kindergarten Expansion Grant, which is made possible by the Pre-kindergarten Expansion Act of 2014 (Senate Bill 332), a statewide initiative.

College of Southern Maryland guides juvenile offenders to jobs, stability

College of Southern Maryland (CSM) HVAC Instructor Shawn Richardson watched silently as his students methodically manipulated wires and connections in the air-conditioning control boxes to look for anything out of place or missing.

Indie Soul Student of the Week: Mylia Williams

Mylia Williams has been a member of the Lady Sabers volleyball team for the past three years. She plays volleyball and softball at The SEED School of Maryland, currently holding a 3.3 GPA. Mylia was instrumental in helping the Lady ...

24 students to graduate from innovative, free IT program

On Saturday, May 3, 2014, twenty-four students from underserved communities in East Baltimore will graduate from a free program where they received certification that will enable them to obtain gainful employment.

Addressing the academic needs of military families

Each April, the Month of the Military Child, the US Department of Education (ED) brings attention to the academic needs and challenges faced by children of active service members.

Indie Soul Student of the Week: Jayana Wood

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Higher education too important to fail

We may as well call it “Edu-pay-tion,” as far as many prospective students are concerned. The cost of a college degree has risen 1,120 percent since 1978, but wages have increased a mere six percent during that same period.

How some colleges are offering free textbooks

College student Caitlin Ryen works two jobs to support herself and pay tuition at South Florida Community College. When a new semester rolls around, that usually means choosing which textbooks to buy, or not buying any at all, she says.

Behold the magic at AACC’s Spring Science Night

Static electricity not only makes balloons stick to clothes, but it also can create sparks! See this scientific “trick” and more amazing scientific wonders when Anne Arundel Community College science faculty members stage Spring Science Night 2014 on Wednesday, April ...

Targeted for cages not classrooms, Part III

Michelle Alexander, an associate professor of law at Ohio State University is the author of “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.”

Top scientist visits AACO schools, inspires students

Top scientist Shon Isenhour visited George Fox Middle School in Pasadena as a guest lecturer on April 8, 2014, to provide insights about his careers and work as part of the USA Science & Engineering Festival’s Nifty Fifty (times three) ...

Best and brightest prepare for Honda Campus All-Star Challenge

Brainpower from America’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) will be on display at the 25th annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC) National Championship Tournament. Hundreds of HBCU students have spent the past year diligently preparing to compete in the ...

Targeted for cages not classrooms, Part II

Education Matters continues “The School to Prison Pipeline: Black Students Targeted for Cages not Classrooms.” Michelle Alexander, an associate professor of law at Ohio State University is the author of “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of ...