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  • Federal bills would crack down on college sexual assault

    Congressional legislators in California and several other states took aim at campus sexual assault Wednesday, introducing two bills that would require universities and colleges to provide more support and training to combat the problem.
  • Elkridge resident travels abroad for college STEM research project

    Elkridge resident travels abroad for college STEM research project
    Linda Ogwuazor, a Howard University student from Elkridge, packed her bags and boarded a flight to summer school this month. Her destination: Thailand, where she and other students from around the world are taking part in an international science mission....

    Cellmate: Ex-prison doc talked about shooting judge

    PHILADELPHIA — The long, strange story of Dr. Erik von Kiel took a sinister turn Tuesday as his cellmate testified about the former Lehigh County Jail doctor's jailhouse talk of intimidating witnesses and assassinating a federal judge. Von Kiel,...

    Maryland gets waiver extension for teacher evaluations

    Maryland gets waiver extension for teacher evaluations
    Maryland can put off using test scores to evaluate teachers through the next school year under a waiver to federal law. The U.S. Department of Education granted Maryland a one-year extension that will allow it to put off using annual test scores,...

    Making college count

    A college degree was once the most promising path to gainful employment and a productive career. Bright-eyed teenagers flocked to four-year schools, where earning a diploma was akin to buying the winning ticket in life's lottery. That no longer holds...