Howard University, once among the top 100 on the U.S. News and World Report list of national universities, has fallen to 142nd in the magazine’s latest rankings published Tuesday.
The historically black university in Northwest Washington, which has weathered a recent period of turbulence, including a public split on the board of trustees over the school’s leadership and finances, was ranked 120th by U.S. News a year ago and 96th four years ago. Howard’s drop from 2012 to 2013 was the second-largest found in an analysis of the top 200 schools on the U.S. News national universities list.Read full article >>
Dropouts who want to take the GED high school equivalency test will soon have an online guide to walk them through their preparation, registration, and college and career planning.
“We’re not just stopping with: ‘Here’s your test. You passed. You failed. You’re on your own,” said Nicole M. Chestang, executive vice president of GED Testing Service. There is now “a whole program developed around the test taker,” she said.Read full article >>
Chris Bayes, vice president of the PTA at Kenilworth Elementary School in Prince George’s County, was on vacation on Chincoteague Island when the idea of creating an outdoor classroom at Kenilworth Elementary came to mind.Read full article >>