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Elizabeth Seton Teen conquers academics, athletics

Four years ago, Elizabeth Seton High School officials heavily recruited Raven Fox to attend the all-girls college prep institution and to play basketball for the Roadrunners.

Monarch Academy Celebrates with Coldstream-Homestead Community

Monarch Academy Public Charter School celebrated a milestone in grand style on May 27, 2015. Guests were entertained by a video of students performing “The Wizard of Oz,” while others from various classes at the academy performed live music with ...

KIPP continues to close gap in educating the poor

Lorence Rovell is among the graduates from Northwestern High School in May. The teen’s matriculation, however, was no easy feat.

Baltimore seeing more and more graduates

More Baltimore students are tossing their graduation caps in the air celebrating their new milestones while fewer are giving up and dropping out.

Mosaic unveiled at New Song Academy in Sandtown Community

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings and representatives from GBC LEADERship, Art with a Heart and the local community participated in the unveiling of a new mosaic at the New Song Academy located at 1530 Presstman Road in ...

Symposium on black literature and literacy marks 150th Anniversary of Juneteenth

Juneteenth is one of the oldest observances marking the end of the enslavement of African descendants in the United States.

Summer Academics: Four things to enhance lifelong learning

When it comes to education there are many prolific leaders and profound quotes that speak to the significance of lifelong learning.

The Educational Equity and Excellence Project

All across the country, people are gathering to observe an annual academic rite of passage: graduation.

Black boys do more than run

I recently attended my grandson Austin Ragland’s graduation from pre-school in Buford, Ga. Yes, you read correctly – pre-school.

Free summer youth entrepreneurship program coming to Baltimore

A new program is being offered to rising junior and senior Baltimore City students who are interested in entrepreneurship between August 3 and August 8, 2015. Johnny Graham, 27; and Justin Peters, 29; have partnered with the University of Baltimore ...

A call to curb expansion of charter schools in black communities

Parents, students and advocates for strong neighborhood schools continue to pressure civic leaders to end the expansion of charter and contract schools in Black and Latino communities across the nation.

Indie Soul Student of the Week: Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)

On Wednesday, May 20, 2015, I had the privilege of being a judge at NFTE Business Plan Competition Semifinals.

BCCC students showcase passion for fashion

The Business & Technology Department, in conjunction with the Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) Fashion Design Program presented "The Preview" Fashion Show on May 16, 2015.

Symposium highlights research of future STEM leaders

Tula Raghavan recommended the use of acriflavine for the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme, which is an aggressive form of brain cancer.

Baltimore Ravens, M&T Bank announce 2015 Touchdown for Teachers winners

Being involved in the community is something that comes naturally for the Baltimore Ravens