| Oct 29, 2013
| 11:57 AM
As has long been his practice, Del. Pat McDonough, who represents Western Harford in the Maryland House of Delegates, recently made some rather prescient observations about education policy in Maryland and across the U.S. and then took the opportunity...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In "A new day for athletes" (Oct. 30), Paul Marx demonstrates an embarrassing lack of knowledge and research about his subject. The graduation rate by 2011 for all freshmen entering at all U.S. colleges and universities in 2005 was 59 percent, 61...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 12:02 PM
The U.S. Department of Education is investigating USC for failing to properly investigate claims of rape and sexual assault, officials said Monday.
The case is the latest in a series of investigations looking at sexual assault allegations at colleges...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 5:55 PM
A number of education leaders are calling for a moratorium on annual student assessments until Maryland switches to tests that match a new curriculum being implemented in classrooms.
The state teachers union and school superintendents association said...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 2:49 PM
As part of a wider investigation into for-profit and online colleges, the California attorney general on Wednesday moved to obtain potential evidence about the telemarketing, enrollment and financial practices of two schools owned by a San Diego company....
| Jul 26, 2013
| 3:57 PM
For generations, there has been a tried and true way for parents to help their children get ahead: investing in their education.
Along the way, we learned that the same formula works for society as well. Make public investments in education — be...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 8:15 AM
In response to your July 23rd article, "State test scores decline significantly," the writers lament the lower student test scores in comparison to last year, particularly in math. Much of the blame is attributed to a change in curriculum to conform to...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 11:46 AM
$7,136 – national average for public university tuition and fees in 2010-11 (in-state tuition)
$3,720 – Florida average for public university tuition and fees in 2010-11 (in-state tuition)
$19,242 – Florida average for private...
| Aug 1, 2013
Old Dominion's athletic program just joined the high-rollers' table at The Bellagio. Alabama is there. Texas, Ohio State and LSU as well. But how will the Monarchs respond when, before the first hand is played, the big dogs up the ante?
Make no mistake,...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Morgan State University is trying to raise $300,000 in donations by the end of the month to give 300 undergraduates emergency scholarships — the result of tighter lending standards that have hit historically black colleges and universities...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 12:33 PM
With the last bag of laundry successfully removed from my parents' car, we took one more trip up the steps to my new dorm.
My father, mother and I silently looked around the room. It was getting late in the afternoon. I suggested they could stay a...