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Apply for Student Loan Debt Relief Tax Credit

Maryland offers an income tax credit for residents making eligible undergraduate and/or graduates education payments on loans from an accredited college or university. To be eligible, you must claim Maryland residency for the 2022 tax year, file 2022 Maryland state income taxes, have incurred at least $20,000 in undergraduate and/or graduate student loan debt and […]

Saturday August 27th, 2022 in Education | Comments Off on Apply for Student Loan Debt Relief Tax Credit

Fall 2022 ESL Classes for Adults

ESL Classes, beginner/intermediate level, on Tuesdays at 9:30am and 7:00pm at the College Park Church of the Nazarene, 9704 Rhode Island Ave. Fall session begins September 27. Classes are free; Textbook is $25. To register, send a text to 301-801-2071 (English or Spanish) Fall 2022 ESL Classes (adult beginning/intermediate English) Classes will begin September 27, 2022 […]

Tuesday August 16th, 2022 in Education | Comments Off on Fall 2022 ESL Classes for Adults

“If I Were Mayor” Essay Contest

This Maryland Municipal League-sponsored (MML) event begins in January of each year. College Park’s mayor visits fourth-grade students at participating local public and private elementary schools to provide a face-to-face connection with municipal government, so they can learn what it is like to be mayor. Fourth graders are invited to participate in the “If I […]

Friday June 3rd, 2022 in Education | Comments Off on “If I Were Mayor” Essay Contest

Free Tutoring Program for College Park’s Middle School Students

At tomorrow’s meeting, the Council will consider approving a partnership with The Every Child Project (TECP) during the 2022-2023 school year to provide virtual tutoring to a minimum of 10 College Park students at the Greenbelt Middle School. TECP is based at the University of Maryland and its mission is to support equitable access to […]

Monday May 23rd, 2022 in Education | Comments Off on Free Tutoring Program for College Park’s Middle School Students

Scholarship Resources for Students

County Councilman Dernoga’s office has released a list of fantastic resources on how to get scholarships. Please see that below: This is a busy time for students who have completed the college application process and now must decide which school to attend. Having put two children through college, I understand the anxiety that might come […]

Thursday April 28th, 2022 in Education | Comments Off on Scholarship Resources for Students

Hollywood School needs HELP

Thursday January 13th, 2022 in Announcements, Education, Hollywood Elementary School | Comments Off on Hollywood School needs HELP

Council Awards $26,500 to 6 Area Schools

The Council will consider awarding the following FY ‘22 Education Grants to the area schools: (a) $2,250 College Park Academy- Environmental Club “E-force” (b) $2,750 Berwyn Heights Elementary- Social and Emotional Learning Resource Support (c)  $2,750 University Park Elementary- Multimodal Education Materials for a student with Learning Differences (d) $2,750 Buck Lodge Middle- Positive Behavior […]

Tuesday December 7th, 2021 in Education | Comments Off on Council Awards $26,500 to 6 Area Schools

School Boundary Changes – Attend a Community Conversation

As you may know, Prince George’s County Public Schools has been engaged in a Comprehensive School Boundary Initiative for the past year. Many PGCPS school boundaries will be changing in the next 2-3 years Earlier this year, PGCPS released the Draft Boundary Scenarios Report which presents three draft scenarios that offer different approaches to adjusting […]

Tuesday October 26th, 2021 in Education | Comments Off on School Boundary Changes – Attend a Community Conversation

Tonight at 6pm: Community Night @ Hollywood Elementary School

Please join your neighbors tonight at 6 pm at the Community night at the Hollywood Elementary School. There will be free school supplies, free burgers, and more. Details below.

Tuesday September 14th, 2021 in Announcements, Education | Comments Off on Tonight at 6pm: Community Night @ Hollywood Elementary School

Stuff the Bus – School Bus Drive

County DPW&T’s Stuff the Bus School Supply Drive will be accepting school supplies for students Monday through Friday from 10AM – 2PM now through Monday, August 16, at 9400 Peppercorn Place in Largo. Please spread the word.

Wednesday July 28th, 2021 in Announcements, Education | Comments Off on Stuff the Bus – School Bus Drive

Lakeland S.T.A.R.S. to Showcase its Achievements During a Pandemic Year

At tomorrow’s meeting, the Council will receive a presentation about the Lakeland STARs (Students Taking Active Responsibility) program. The Lakeland STARS is an after-school program providing individualized tutoring/mentoring services for approximately 60 Paint Branch Elementary School students by the University of Maryland/College Park Scholars and the City’s Youth and Family Services. The City performs administrative […]

Monday June 7th, 2021 in Announcements, Education | Comments Off on Lakeland S.T.A.R.S. to Showcase its Achievements During a Pandemic Year

Important Listening Session-Cherokee Lane Elementary Proposed Relocation for FY2021-2022

If you aren’t aware of the current situation with Cherokee Lane Elementary. There is a current proposal to relocate staff and children in the Fall of 2021 to Middleton Valley Elementary(4815 Dalton Street, Camp Springs, MD). The approximate communication would be one hour each way. This move helps facilitate the construction work for the new […]

Saturday March 27th, 2021 in Announcements, Education | Comments Off on Important Listening Session-Cherokee Lane Elementary Proposed Relocation for FY2021-2022

Forum to Discuss School Reopening, Virtual Learning, and More..

Prince George’s County Public Schools will begin hybrid learning in April, with families able to opt-in or out. Families can choose to split students’ time between in-person classes two days a week and remote learning or stay all-virtual. For more information, visit https://www.pgcps.org/reopen/. To give you updates from PGCPS on the 2020-2021 school year, virtual […]

Monday March 1st, 2021 in Announcements, Education | Comments Off on Forum to Discuss School Reopening, Virtual Learning, and More..

County Schools May Start In-Person Classes in April

Last week, Chief Executive Officer Dr. Monica Goldson announced plans to reopen Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) for in-person hybrid teaching and learning starting in April while giving families the opportunity to continue distance learning through the end of the school year. Dr. Goldson emphasized the importance of striking a balance between safety, academics and […]

Wednesday February 24th, 2021 in Education | Comments Off on County Schools May Start In-Person Classes in April

Virtual Q&A with Joshua Thomas

The City of College Park’s Educational Advisory Committee invites you to join us for a Town Hall with Joshua Thomas, District 2 Board of Education representative on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. The focus of this virtual meeting is to have a dialogue about virtual learning, share collective experiences and address concerns about […]

Sunday February 14th, 2021 in Announcements, Education | Comments Off on Virtual Q&A with Joshua Thomas