On the same day that President Barack Obama gave a stirring and historically grounded commemoration regarding the 150th anniversary of the passage of the 13th Amendment, the one that “abolished” slavery, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia chose to disregard tenets ...
Elementary school students tutored by volunteers over 50 years of age in an after school literacy program made faster than expected gains according to a standardized assessment tool, the local AARP Foundation announced.
Ayana Williams already sounds like a civil rights leader. The Howard University School of Law student is fervent in her support of prison reform and putting an end to mass incarceration.
The new partnership between Urban Teachers and Johns Hopkins University is a game changer for the teaching profession and Baltimore area schools seeking more diverse and even better trained candidates, according to those involved in the new seven-year agreement.
McDaniel College announces a new $100,000 Educator’s Legacy Scholarship for students applying to McDaniel for Fall 2016 admission.
At the U.S. Army’s Aberdeen Proving Ground about 20 miles northeast of Baltimore, 107 teens are on the verge of earning their GED. The young men and women, who range in age from 16 to 18 years old, have experienced ...
Yasmine Arrington primarily grew up in Washington, D.C. with a father in prison. She never let her experience prevent her from pursuing her dreams and making social change.
In an effort to increase awareness about HIV/AIDS among young Black men, a group disproportionately impacted by the epidemic, health-care providers and community stakeholders hosted the “Health and Hip Hop Conference” in October at the Morgan State University in Baltimore.
MillerCoors, founding corporate sponsor of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, recently presented the organization with a $1.2 million donation to support its programming and scholarships during TMCF’s 27th Anniversary Awards Gala on Monday, November 16, 2015, at the Hilton Washington, ...
Ryan Kaiser, a Baltimore City social studies teacher at Mount Washington Middle School, was selected as Maryland Teacher of the Year for 2015.
Just 19 percent of African-American fourth graders and 13 percent of the nation’s black eighth graders were proficient in math this year, according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress.
Education always played a big part in Byron Garrett’s life.
The Central Intelligence Agency and a national organization that financially helps students at historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) announced during a press conference here Saturday they are working on a plan to increase the number of African American spies ...
The McDonald’s Family Restaurants of Baltimore continues their commitment to children’s well-being with a special city wide McTeacher’s Night fundraiser event.
The Enoch Pratt Free Library is part of the first ever Maryland STEM Festival beginning this Friday, November 6 to Sunday, November 15, 2015.