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Why black children should learn how to swim

Need to understand the importance of teaching our children how to swim? Read the words of these anguished grandparents.

Movie inspires students to think about college

Every day of Dontay Gray’s senior year began at 5 a.m. The early start gave him enough time to catch the two buses and two trains to David Starr Jordan High School in Long Beach, California.

Top students from Maryland recognized by Johns Hopkins University

Joi Haskins, a student from Reisterstown, was recently honored as one of the brightest young students in the nation at a regional awards ceremony for academically advanced children sponsored by The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY).

Indie Soul Student of the Week: Danny Shand

Here is the scenario: You are separated from your mom until the age of nine; your mother works three jobs to provide for the family; someone in your home gets murdered. What are the odds that you make it? This ...

Many blacks balance work, school

Sixty-five percent of African-American undergraduates attend college as independent students, balancing work and family responsibilities in addition to their academic pursuits.

Focusing on ADHD treatment options

Education Matters continues the series on special education. This week focuses on treatment options for ADHD. Parents and guardian should be aware that their child’s teacher or guidance counselor will often be the first to raise concerns a student is ...

AACC professor named nation’s top eLearning educator

Anne Arundel Community College Professor Donald P. Orso, Ph.D., was named the “Outstanding eLearning Educator” for 2014 by the Instructional Technology Council. The runner-up teaches at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

ADHD treatment options

Education Matters continues the series on special education.

Indie Soul Student of the Week: Margaret Brent Elementary/Deer Park Middle School Students

Three hundred-ten students who attend Margaret Brent Elementary/Deer Park Park Middle School have made the grade to be students of the week.

Does your child have ADHD?

Education Matters began a series of articles on special education with a list of some signs and symptoms of learning disabilities, such as dyslexia and ADHD.

Baltimore Ravens and M&T Bank announce Touchdown for Teachers winners

The Baltimore Ravens and M&T Bank announced and honored the inaugural Touchdown for Teachers program finalists and grand prize winner at the Ravens Draft Party event, held at M&T Bank Stadium on Thursday, May 8.

AACC honored for Partnership and Student Success Initiative

Anne Arundel Community College received two top honors at the 2014 Career and Technology Education Awards of Excellence presented by the Maryland State Department of Education Division of Career and College Readiness on April 22, 2014 in Baltimore.

Special Education: Identifying the need for services

Are you concerned your child struggles to learn in school?

Harry Belafonte visits University of Baltimore

Actor and social activist Harry Belafonte visited the University of Baltimore (UB) as a guest lecturer and speaker for the University’s pilot course, “Citizenship and Freedom: The Civil Rights Era” on Tuesday, May 6, 2014.

Grads with more debt are less happy

Student loan debt isn't just hurting college grads financially, it's also having a negative impact on their overall well-being.