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  • Gansler proposes preschool to close achievement gap

    Gansler proposes preschool to close achievement gap
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler proposed the state pay for all-day preschool for low-income students to close the achievement gap between poor and wealthy students, a disparity the gubernatorial candidate calls “our biggest moral stain....
  • HBCU presidents believe court ruling could bring more resources

    HBCU presidents believe court ruling could bring more resources
    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...
  • Pre-K access emerges as key issue in governor's race

    As the governor's race enters full force this fall, several candidates are expected to tackle education issues such as the widening achievement gap among students in Maryland's schools,  The Sun's Erin Cox reported Monday.  Maryland Attorney General...
  • Unusual collaboration at UMES, Salisbury benefits both schools

    Unusual collaboration at UMES, Salisbury benefits both schools
    Martin Ngwa, a student at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, plans to go into social work after graduation — though his school doesn't offer the major. Thanks to an unusual partnership between UMES, an historically black institution, and...
  • Mizeur gains endorsement of Gilchrest, Shore leaders

    Mizeur gains endorsement of Gilchrest, Shore leaders
    Democrat Heather R. Mizeur picked off the endorsement of a maverick former Republican congressman to go with the support of five other Eastern Shore leaders as she continued to show her appeal outside her home county of Montgomery. Former U.S. Rep....
  • More college bookstores offer book rentals

    More college bookstores offer book rentals
    Students heading to college can expect to spend about $662 a year on textbooks and other course materials, according to The National Association of College Stores. But more and more college bookstores are offering alternatives through textbook rental...
  • Gansler tries to move past race comments

    Gansler tries to move past race comments
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler on Wednesday tried to move past the fallout from his secretly recorded comments about his political opponent's ethnicity. Gansler hosted an environmental policy discussion on the Eastern Shore, but the...
  • State lawyer says Md. public colleges may be barred from using Common Application

    State lawyer says Md. public colleges may be barred from using Common Application
    More than 500 schools across the country, including some in Maryland, use the Common Application, which enables students to apply to multiple colleges by filling out one online form. But it turns out that the organization's licensing agreement might...
  • Southern Maryland father and son catch two bull sharks near Point Lookout State Park

    Southern Maryland father and son catch two bull sharks near Point Lookout State Park
    Greg Dean was away in college at Salisbury University when his father, Willy Dean, caught a bull shark in 2010. Greg shared the experience, but only vicariously. The younger Dean, who returned to the family's Southern Maryland home in Scotland after...
  • Campus police get mental illness training

    Campus police get mental illness training
    The voices are constant. They fight each other for space in your brain, and while you try to process what they're saying — "You're worthless, we hate you" — you can't believe what you're seeing: the TV weatherman talking directly to you....
  • 2 killed, student hurt in shooting near Salisbury University

    2 killed, student hurt in shooting near Salisbury University
    A Salisbury University student remains in critical condition after she was shot by her ex-boyfriend, who fatally shot her friend then killed himself just off the Eastern Shore campus, police said. The shooting took place in the 100 block of Onley Road,...