14-Year-Old Girl Earns Master’s Degree, Credits Success to Dedication, Not Intelligence

Dorothy Jean Tillman, a 14-year-old girl from Chicago, recently graduated with a master’s degree in environmental science and sustainable engineering. She credits her success to dedication and hard work, not her intelligence. Find out more here.
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Twitter is Making You Dumber, Study Shows

The study shows changed learning behaviors are related to Twitter use.
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WATCH: Kevin Durant Returns to Prince George's County to Open College Track at Durant Center

The program offers students "academic, financial and social-emotional resources over a 10-year period."
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WATCH: 'Hamilton' Education Program Brings Musical to D.C.-Area Students

More than 4,300 students and teachers from underserved communities caught "Hamilton" at the Kennedy Center.
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Homeless D.C. Student Offered Housing & Chance to Play Football for Recruiters

An 18-year-old student has been offered a home after he was ineligible to play football due to residency rules.
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SOUL Programs Founder Donald Curtis Wins Real Good People Award

The founder of the sports-based youth development program is "charismatic, loving, helping, and one of a kind."
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Government Blesses Omitting Race from Admissions, Enrollment

The Trump administration is reversing an Obama-era guidance meant to promote diversity among students.
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Boys 2 Bowties Founder BJ Paige Wins Real Good People Award

BJ Paige founded Boys 2 Bowties, a non-profit mentorship program that aims to support under-served youth.
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Roughly 40 Percent of Students at D.C. Public High School Aren't District Residents, Investigation Finds

A new report "confirms the stunning depth of residency fraud" at one of the most desirable public schools in D.C.
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Community Activist Tai Campbell Wins Real Good People Award

Tai works at Taken Back Our Community , a non-profit "focused on bringing the community together through innovative and affordable programming."
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