| Sep 30, 2013
| 5:03 PM
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....
| 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...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 1:13 PM
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...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:29 PM
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...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 3:00 AM
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....
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:30 AM
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...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 4:21 PM
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...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 1:21 PM
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...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 11:47 PM
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...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:42 PM
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....
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:00 PM
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,...