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  • Legislature's failure to act could make college unaffordable for thousands of middle- and low-income students

    Much of the coverage of the need for a special budget session of the Maryland legislature has focused on the political machinations of its leaders. That's understandable. But we should not ignore the impact on ordinary people if the legislature fails to...
  • Agreement reached on plan to increase taxes

    Agreement reached on plan to increase taxes
    Gov. Martin O'Malley and legislative leaders announced Wednesday an agreement to raise taxes on 16 percent of the state's earners and reverse a series of so-called "Doomsday" cuts the General Assembly enacted last month when a budget deal collapsed....
  • Maryland gains 9,800 jobs in September

    Maryland gains 9,800 jobs in September
    Maryland employers added 9,800 jobs in September, a gain that came almost entirely from the private sector, the U.S. Department of Labor estimated Friday. The state's unemployment rate dropped to 6.9 percent from 7.1 percent in August, the agency said....
  • Dream Act: Good for students, colleges and the state

    Dream Act: Good for students, colleges and the state
    Coming to the United States as a 15-year-old, Cuban-born refugee, it truly was a dream to think that I could go to college and become president of a great Maryland university. But with the support of many people along the way, and the belief instilled...
  • Coppin State University president to step down

    Coppin State University president to step down
    Embattled Coppin State University President Reginald S. Avery will step down in January, nearly a year after faculty gave him a vote of no confidence for lacking vision and before his initiatives to improve the state's lowest graduation rates have shown...
  • O'Malley hopes to hold tuition rise to 3 percent

    Gov. Martin O'Malley said Thursday that he hopes to hold tuition increases for Maryland residents attending the state's public universities to no more than the 3 percent he has allowed in each of the last three years. In a meeting with student government...
  • Towson's choice: slimmed-down athletics focused on winning, or keeping two historical sports

    Towson's choice: slimmed-down athletics focused on winning, or keeping two historical sports
    Days after Towson University's athletic director recommended cutting two men's sports to make the remaining programs more competitive and comply with federal law requiring athletics opportunities for women, parents of the baseball team's players raised...
  • Quiet master of the State House

    Quiet master of the State House
    This, according to Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, is how Joe Bryce made his name in state government: Mr. Bryce, who is leaving his job as Gov. Martin O'Malley's chief legislative officer for the lobbying firm Manis Canning and Associates, was...
  • Good afternoon, Baltimore: Wednesday lunchtime lowdown

    ON THE SITE... Brian McKnight, Clutch to headline Artscape 2012: R&B artist Brian McKnight, rockers Clutch and funksters the Rebirth Brass Band will headline this year's Artscape festival, set for July 20-22. O'Malley to stump in Wisconsin for Walker...
  • Financial aid award letters often lack transparency and wind up confusing students and parents

    When you buy a house, you know the price and your monthly payment. The same with a car. But when it comes to a college education, students often don't have a clear idea of what they'll end up paying or whether one school is offering a better aid...
  • The Maryland model

    The Maryland model
    The messy situation at the University of Virginia, which recently saw its president forced to resign by the school's governing board, only to be reinstated two weeks later after faculty and student protests, highlighted problems of institutional reform...