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“Raise Your Hands for Success”

In honor of American Education Week- November 18-22, 2013, the students at Leith Walk Elementary/Middle School in northeast Baltimore were given an activity to help reinforce the theme for American Education Week's tagline, "Great Public Schools: A Basic Right and ...

Leith Walk Elementary celebrates American Education Week

In honor of American Education Week, November 18-22, 2013, the students at Leith Walk Elementary/Middle School in northeast Baltimore were given an activity to help reinforce the theme for American Education Week's tagline, "Great Public Schools: A Basic Right and ...

Orchestra teacher Willis Keeling: Performing musical alchemy for 60 years

1954 was a notable year. The United States Supreme Court ruled in unanimous decision that segregation in public schools was unconstitutional in the landmark case of Brown v Board of Education.

Why so many parents hate Common Core

The U.S. Department of Education is legally prohibited from having any control over curriculum or instruction in the nation's public schools, but nonetheless Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is a zealous advocate of the new Common Core standards for students' ...

"You can afford college" offers free, live advice

Maryland Public Television’s (MPT) broadcast of “You Can Afford College” airs on Monday, November 25, 2013, at 8 p.m.

St. Mary's college scholarship geared to city students

Liisa Franzen spoke in awe of how quickly St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s Baltimore City Scholarship program has grown at the school.

Black students at risk for pneumonia when higher ed catches a cold

Still unconvinced higher education is driven by business interest rather than academic best interest of its students?

AACC selected for Walmart Foundation grant to train low-income adults

Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) is one of 12 community colleges in the country selected to participate in the Walmart “Brighter Futures 2.0 Project,” which is supported by a $3.5 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to the League for ...

Maryland Parent Involvement Matters Award nominations open

Know a parent who deserves statewide recognition for his or her work to improve public education? Nominate him or her today!

Coppin State Summer Program aims for success

Recognizing how important the first year of college is for most students, Coppin State University officials developed an intensive summer orientation and acclimation program they said would help everyone get off to a great post-high school start.

Making a promise to educate new parents

Getting ready for the arrival of a new baby can cost families hundreds, perhaps thousands of dollars.

WHY? The most common question about the Common Core

Educators and parents want the same thing for students. We want all children to be successful throughout their education so they are fully prepared for college and a career.

The Lincoln University posthumously awards long-overdue honorary degree

The Lincoln University posthumously awarded a long-overdue honorary degree to Charles Cecil Dennis, Jr. ’54 at the black-tie, Annual Homecoming Alumni Awards Banquet, Friday, Oct. 25.

Coppin State University business speaker series encourages students to dream

On Wednesday, October 16, 2013, Coppin State University hosted the second Named Speakers Series Luncheon with Dr. Jayfus T. Doswell, president and CEO of Juxtopia, Inc. serving as keynote speaker.

Dyslexia: Setting the record straight for academic success

As I write this week’s column my son is on a plane back to New England College. His fall semester break went by so quickly I felt sad to see him leave. However, as I watched this young scholar stride ...