| Oct 28, 2014
| 2:00 PM
No matter who wins the governor's race, one thing is clear: The state will run better if it has a comptroller with the ability and willingness to exercise independent judgment and the stature to act as a real check on one of the most powerful state...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Ollie M.J. Ray, whose career teaching in city public schools spanned nearly four decades, died Tuesday of heart failure at Northwest Hospital. She was 82.
"They say teachers are born, and Ollie had not only the native ability to be a teacher but also the...
| Sep 9, 2014
There were few surprises for local colleges and universities in the oft-quoted U.S. News and World Report annual rankings released Tuesday.
The Johns Hopkins University maintained its 12th-place position for national universities, falling between...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 8:53 AM
Noting that student loan debt in the U.S. has ballooned to roughly $1 trillion, Sens. Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin spoke with students at Bowie State University on Thursday to draw attention to a proposal Democrats will push next week to allow...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 1:00 PM
A Harford County judge who helped lead this week's Maryland Judiciary summit on care for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth in the state's foster care system said the event was a success and could lead to substantive improvements in the future....
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:44 AM
At The Baltimore Sun we are scrupulous about referring to the Johns Hopkins University.
That is not, as some may imagine, because we are truckling to the largest employer in the city (or to the likelihood that Baltimore will eventually change its name...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:08 AM
Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler's statewide tour to launch his campaign for governor entered its third day Thursday as the Democrat took his stump speech to Western Maryland.
Gansler has slightly different remarks - and campaign promises - for...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 9:11 PM
A federal judge ruled Monday that Maryland hasn't done enough to help the state's four historically black colleges and universities overcome segregation-era policies that required separate programs for white and black students.
In the ruling, U.S....
| Oct 9, 2013
| 9:29 AM
Presidents of the state's historically black colleges and universities said Tuesday that a federal court ruling ordering remedies for persistent segregative policies in Maryland higher education could result in new opportunities and resources for their...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The Sun's recent editorial regarding historically black colleges and universities in this state ("Maryland HBCU case: A ruling without remedies," Oct. 13) reflects some of the circular, tortured reasoning to which the newspaper resorts on occasions.
| Oct 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
U.S. District Court Judge Catherine Blake issued a long awaited, 60-page ruling this month in the case Coalition for Educational Equity and Excellence v. Maryland Higher Education Commission. The litigation was brought by supporters of Maryland's...