WASHINGTON (AP) — Prosecutors say a 34-year-old Maryland woman has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $144,000 from an education nonprofit organization in Washington D.C., where she worked in accounting. Tabitha Harley-Williams of Upper Marlboro, […]
First lady Michelle Obama says a high school education is not enough in today’s global economy.
Gov. Martin O’Malley has signed his first bill of the year, expanding the state’s pre-kindergarten program to another 1,600 children from low-income families.
Decades of increased taxpayer spending per student in U.S. public schools has not improved student or school outcomes from that education, and a new study finds that throwing money at the system is simply not tied to academic improvements.
Obama is announcing the grants at Bladensburg High School, one of three high schools in Washington’s Maryland suburbs that have created a Youth CareerConnect Program.
Two days after he was defeated in his bid for a second term, District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has proposed a $10.7 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
American women born in the early 1980s – a generation dubbed Millennials – are 33 percent more likely to earn a college degree by the age of 27 than their male peers.
Girl Pulled From Christian School After They Complained She Looked Like Boy, Didn’t Follow ‘Biblical Standards’
Sunnie Kahle told she must dress and act more like a girl to attend Timberlake Christian School.
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama encouraged rural Chinese students to aim high and get a good education despite humble roots, in a speech Tuesday that was delivered via satellite technology to remote communities in southwestern China.
President Barack Obama is arguing that women need better educational opportunities as he raises political money in Florida.