Archive for 'Education'

Panel Tackles the Question of Whether Washington’s NFL Team Name Should Stay or Go

Panel Tackles the Question of Whether Washington’s NFL Team Name Should Stay or Go

The Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism at the University of Maryland tackled a proposed controversial name change for Washington's NFL team.

Panelists Debate Whether Student-Athletes are Employees

Panelists Debate Whether Student-Athletes are Employees

The State of College Athletics, held Oct. 21, 2014 in Washington, D.C., raised the question of whether student-athletes should be paid and whether they are university employees. CNS-TV's Dennis Ting has the story.

Celebrating Second Chances Through Adult Education

Celebrating Second Chances Through Adult Education

Center learners joined with local officials in Baltimore to celebrate National Adult Literacy Week and  the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act that was signed into law earlier this year making it possible for many adults to return to the classroom to get their high school degrees.

First Lady Michelle Obama Welcomes Schoolchildren to Fall Garden Harvest and Lunch

First Lady Michelle Obama Welcomes Schoolchildren to Fall Garden Harvest and Lunch

The First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama welcomes schoolchildren from around the country, including Esther Matheny from Chevy Chase, Maryland, to participate in the fall harvest of the White House Kitchen Garden.

Maryland Officials Kick Off Homegrown School Lunch Week

Maryland Officials Kick Off Homegrown School Lunch Week

Homegrown School Lunch Week was kicked off at Gwynn Park High School in Prince George's County this week. Homegrown School Lunch Week promotes healthy eating throughout the state by using foods from local farmers.

National Fossil Day Hosted at Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History

National Fossil Day Hosted at Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History

Several students from around the region gathered at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History to celebrate National Fossil Day.

World Record Pilot Departs on Multi-Continent Flying Classroom Journey

World Record Pilot Departs on Multi-Continent Flying Classroom Journey

Students from throughout the region help with kicking off an around-the-world teaching expedition to promote STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programs.

New Crosswalk Signal for a Safer College Park

New Crosswalk Signal for a Safer College Park

The State Highway Administration has put a new speed limit, crosswalk and fence in place along a dangerous stretch of US Route 1 in College Park in an effort to keep the public safe.

Parents Join With School Children for Annual Walk to School Day

Parents Join With School Children for Annual Walk to School Day

Thousands of schools across the country teamed up to inspire parents and children to walk to school in honor of National Walk to School Day.