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The state is working to recruit a teaching corps to more accurately reflect its student population because experts say it's good for students to be taught by a diverse faculty, yet the percentage of black teachers continues to fall.
A new prom dress was out of the question for Imani Bowman, 17, when her mother lost her job just weeks before the big night. But a new prom gown donation project provided Bowman her dream dress for free.
The mention of school resource officers in these days of mass shootings and terrorist bombings conjures the intimidating image of a gun-toting security guard for some, but Sgt. Mike Rudinski insists SROs are in schools for much more than just safety.
Increased financial literacy and guidance from universities are critical to lessen the burgeoning costs of higher education, a panel of students and education experts told a Senate committee Tuesday.
Jackie Robinson’s story hits home for Watkins Mill High School senior varsity baseball captain Brandon Roberts, making his White House visit to meet the stars of the new Jackie Robinson biopic, “42,” especially poignant.
The Washington, D.C., NFL team is not the only one facing questions about using the name redskins. High schools across the country are debating whether to continue using it.