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Tutors needed in under-resourced schools to provide literacy support

Learning to read proficiently in elementary school plays a crucial role in helping students achieve success, and Reading Partners is a place where communities can truly come together in service of that common objective.

Morgan professor among new members tasked with establishing policies for National Science Foundation

Morgan State University’s Victor R. McCrary, Ph.D., has been appointed to the National Science Board (NSB).

Federal grant awarded to city schools to promote literacy

Elementary school students and their families will receive an early holiday gift from Baltimore City Public Schools (BCPS) compliments of a $370,000 Innovations in Reading grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

Instead of detention, these students get meditation

Into a room of pillows and lavender, an elementary school student walks, enraged.

Nine new annual scholarships to mark BGE 200th Anniversary

Through a partnership with the nonprofit Central Scholarship, the BGE Scholars Program will help students further their education

‘Sweet Treats and Science Tricks’ at UM’s BioPark

On Halloween, students at James McHenry Elementary/Middle School learned a few science tricks from their neighbors at the University of Maryland BioPark and received oodles of sweet treats.

Maryland Students invited to submit best problem solving app ideas

Fifth Annual Verizon Innovative Learning App Challenge is open for new submissions until Friday, November 18, 2016.

President Obama talks about the future of HBCUs, My Brother's Keeper at North Carolina A&T

During a recent town hall discussion at North Carolina A & T University in Greensboro, President Barack Obama said that historically Black colleges that are producing engineers, doctors and dentists serve as the foundation stone for building Black middle class ...

Organization seeking to ‘Stomp Out’ Bullying

A large majority of teenagers hold a very pessimistic view of the United States. Eighty-eight percent say they believe the country lacks kindness, according to a new survey released by “STOMP Out Bullying,” the leading national bullying and cyber-bullying prevention ...

Youth Foundation, Southwest Airlines help kids to fly

Ariel Wilks, 16, a student at Carver Vocational Technical High school had always been afraid to fly.

City Schools Art Teacher Wins Maryland Teacher of the Year

Athanasia Kyriakakos was sitting nervously, palms sweating and her heart beating as fast as it ever has before.

Give Communities of Color a Voice in Reshaping Education

For the first time in our nation’s history, the majority of students in public schools are students of color

(BPRW) Students at historically black colleges and universities more likely to favor limits on press’ right to cover campus protests, express less trust in media, Gallup survey shows

Students who attend historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the United States are confident that First Amendment rights are secure, but are more likely than other college students to favor limits on First Amendment press freedoms during campus protests, ...

Dyslexia program seeks volunteers, raise awareness

Between 70 and 80 percent of individuals with poor reading skills in America are likely dyslexic and according to education and medical experts, as many as 20 percent of the population has a language-based learning disability.

Woodlawn High School leading the way through STEM

As industries continue to thrive in the areas of STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics), schools around the region are actively implementing programs to prepare students for high-growth career fields.