Sandra Jackson from the House of Ruth on the importance of childcare for Black women.
Content categorized as Education
Aida Peery makes the case for private, in-person instruction for D.C.’s youngest schoolchildren.
Teachers and local organizations are pushing for more support for homeless students so that they can successfully stay on track while taking classes.
Jane Lyons offers insight on a housing policy implemented in Montgomery County.
Artist and vendor Pierre Johnson points out flaws in the education system and how detrimental this can be for students.
Raymond Pyle, who teaches at Moten Elementary school, believes the key to a better education starts with a properly funded community. His classroom goals for students won’t be put into action without proper support.
n July 8, local anti-police groups got one step closer to their goal of police-free schools when the D.C. Council passed an amendment to change… Read more »
K-12 and university students were not the only people forced to transition to remote classes in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The digital divide between those who have access to modern technology and those who do not is even wider for students in adult education programs.
Sheila White shares her experiences throughout the public health crisis.
As the District copes with the spread of COVID-19, more than a dozen organizations that provide essential services to the homeless said they will stay open.
The pilot program began in January and was originally set to end in mid-March, WAMU reported.
I grew up living in Baltimore City. When I was 18, I was independently living until I turned 21 when I aged out of foster… Read more »
An Anacostia public school just created a brand-new STEM lab for its students — many of whom may be experiencing homelessness or poverty.
Most students don’t start their day with “WAKE UP!” at 6 a.m. I’m not most students. My “dorm” is a shelter. My “library” is any… Read more »
The scholarship from Woodley House will support all five awardees as they complete the certification program or pursue internships and jobs to put their credentials to use.
Vendor Marcus McCall shares the difficulties of his childhood.
Middle school students from the U.S. and abroad came to Washington, D.C., as finalists in the Future City competition.
“I wish I had a school like that when I was growing up,” one parent said.
The first phase of the $7 Million Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE competition resulted in a tie between the two teams that saw the most growth in English literacy among users of their apps.
I’ve had the pleasure and honor to be a cardmaker with Second Story Cards for the past year. Second Story Cards is a D.C.-based social enterprise that… Read more »