Seventh graders at eight middle schools in D.C. have received an incredible opportunity, thanks to federal funding that automatically qualifies them for valuable college scholarships....

Maryland Governor Wes Moore introduced the nation’s first public service year program for high school graduates, named the...

Hundreds of Black churches in Florida are teaching their congregations what many schools in the state won't teach students: Black history. The post Black Churches In Florida Are Teaching Non-Whitewashed Black History Since The State Won’t appeared first on NewsOne.

Howard County Public Schools is still having issues with bus service and just announced it’s changing its start times in an attempt to solve the problem. Beginning September 20, some schools will start 10 minutes earlier, while others will start a few minutes later. Join Our Text Club To Get The Latest Music, Entertainment, Contests […] The post Howard County Public School Changes Start Times Amid Issues With School Bus Services appeared first on 92 Q.

A DC mother is angry that her 17-year-old daughter had to lift her shirt and bra due to a metal detector alert at KIPP DC College Preparatory School...

More than 1,000 students from dozens of Black colleges are expected to participate. The post March On Washington 60th Anniversary: More Than 1,000 HBCU Students Rally For Change appeared first on NewsOne.

Young Black scholars face constant pressure at school, but here are a few things you can do as a parent to ensure they have the best school year ever. The post Empowering Black Students For Success: 10 Back-To-School Confidence Boosters appeared first on NewsOne.

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Due to the lack of a definitive state budget, the approval occurred outside of the standard budget cycle.

MCPS is set to launch an improved sports medicine program for the upcoming school year.

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Black and Hispanic teachers across the U.S. are leaving schools due to “pandemic-era burnout,” “low pay” and high-stress working environments, according to a new report. The post Black Teachers Are Leaving The Classroom Due To Low Pay And Burnout, New Report Finds appeared first on NewsOne.

Michael Jeffery lost two jobs and his home during the pandemic. He was forced to sleep under a bridge in the Navy Yard neighborhood for two years where he braved the hash winter and hot summers. The post D.C. Man Graduates High School Valedictorian After Living In Tent For Two Years appeared first on NewsOne.