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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 ...

AACO public schools kindergarten registration starts April 8

Anne Arundel County Public Schools kindergarten registration for the 2014-2015 school year will be held at county elementary schools beginning April 8, 2014.

Ditching letter grades for a 'window' into the classroom

Krista Wolfram might be out running errands or in the pickup line at her daughter's school when the alert appears on her smartphone.

School to prison pipeline: Black students targeted for cages not careers

Michelle Alexander is the author of “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.”

Comcast awards $110,000 in scholarships to Maryland high schools

The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, has awarded scholarships to 101 Maryland high school seniors through its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program.

Michael Gavin named AACC’s new Associate V.P. for Learning

Michael H. Gavin of Baltimore is Anne Arundel Community College’s new associate vice president of Learning.

Tuajuanda Jordan named President of St. Mary’s College of Maryland

By unanimous vote of the Board of Trustees, Dr. Tuajuanda Jordan has been appointed president of St. Mary’s College of Maryland.

Towson University’s debate team claims historic win

Towson University Debate Team members Ameena Ruffin ‘15 and Korey Johnson ’16 won the Cross Examination Debate Association (CEDA) national championship on Monday, March 24, 2014 at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.

Award-winning Bowie State professor named Visiting Fellow at Harvard

A Bowie State University professor will develop a massive open online course (MOOC) to teach people how to effectively report the news using mobile devices, as one of five 2014 Visiting Fellows from Harvard University’s prestigious Nieman Foundation for Journalism.

AACC Launches Cyber Analyst Program

How your business or organization handles a cyber threat may depend on how well your decision makers understand your cybersecurity team.

Colleges that offer the best return on your investment

At a time of rising tuition and soaring college debt, the school students choose can make a big difference to their long-term financial health, according to a report on which colleges offer the best return on investment.

Dr. Dre donates $30M to University of Southern California

This is not a new story. But, it just came to my attention via a Facebook post raising compelling questions about black philanthropy.

Year-Up Baltimore program thriving

The Year-Up Baltimore program has already been enjoying a banner year. Earlier this month, the successful program operated out of Baltimore City Community College (BCCC), held its fourth graduation ceremony.