President Trump Signs Executive Order on HBCUs

President Trump signed an executive order to focus more attention on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) on Tuesday, February 28, 2017.

Read to Reef Book Club is Back!

Baltimore’s young readers with a Pratt Library Card can read aquatic-themed books to earn a free visit to the National Aquarium.

Entrepreneur’s Toolkit

The Entrepreneur’s Toolkit is a resource to help budding and existing entrepreneurs with taking their enterprise to the next level.

An Entrepreneur’s Tech Tools

Sharing the right mix of techniques and technology to help you find better customers, produce less expensively, protect yourself and your data, and make more money.

130-year-old Harvard Law Review elects its first black woman president

In 130 years of existence, the Harvard Law Review had never elected a black woman as president. ImeIme Umana has changed that.

Baltimore City Police Department and Baltimore Youth Unite to Workout at Under Armour Performance Center

A special workout challenge with youth from Baltimore City and the Baltimore City Police Department (BCPD) at Under Armour’s Performance Center.

Baltimore City Public Schools students who participated in summer academic program from Young Audiences avoided summer learning loss

Low-income Baltimore City Public Schools students who participated in a new arts-related summer academic program from Young Audiences avoided summer learning loss and, in many cases, gained ground on their national peers in standardized testing, according to evaluations released Tuesday. ...

Milton Hershey School Commits to Career and Technical Education Exposure at Elementary Level

MHS students are exposed to career-based programming as early as fourth grade

MSDE awarded $750,000 grant from Kellogg Foundation

New grant to strengthen family engagement and improve early learning

Maryland 529 Program helps families save for college

A Maryland 529 market research study revealed that 24 percent of respondents say they were not saving for their children’s college expenses.

New book documents Civil Rights Movement in photographs north of Mason-Dixon line

Speltz will discuss and sign his book,“North of Dixie: Civil Rights Photography Beyond the South” (J. Paul Getty Museum, 2016) on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at noon in the Mary Pickford Theater on the third floor of the Library of ...

Surprise! Social media can help, not hurt, your college prospects

By now, the idea that some college admissions officers might check an applicant's social media accounts shouldn't sound too far-fetched.

When students notice racial bias

Children rarely forget the moment when a teacher might inadvertently display a racial bias.

Teachers receive free dental lesson plans, toothbrushes for Children’s Dental Health Month

Kool Smiles is once again supplying teachers with free dental health lesson plans and toothbrushes to use in preschool and Pre-K-5 classrooms during Children’s Dental Health Month this February.

Nano Exhibit from Port Discovery Children’s Museum’s now at Essex Library

Port Discovery partners with Essex Branch of the Baltimore County Library System to allow more children and families experience and learn from hands-on exhibits and programs