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Johns Hopkins to offer more need-based aid in 2017-18 (access required)

As tuition rises, Johns Hopkins University will offer its largest aid package in the school’s history, increasing total student aid by 9 percent to $99 million. The increase comes as part of what the university calls a commitment to meeting ...

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Training, new buildings, testing among top education issues for General Assembly (access required)

When the Maryland General Assembly convenes in Annapolis next month, universities and community colleges will support ongoing efforts to develop the economy and make the state more business-friendly – such as by helping expand the workforce through continuing education.

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The Sugar Lifestyle 101 (access required)

SeekingArrangement.com — another website that helps gold-digging Sugar Babies hook up with deep-pocketed Sugar Daddies — has released its annual “Top 20 Fastest Growing Sugar Baby Schools” list, and Towson University clocked in at No. 44, while the University of Maryland, College Park, placed No. 71.

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Obama to propose new system for rating colleges

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Targeting the soaring cost of higher education, President Barack Obama on Thursday unveiled a broad new government rating system for colleges that would judge schools on their affordability and perhaps be used to allocate federal financial aid. ...

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College partnerships are one way financial giants are looking for growth (access required)

Banks have long courted students with free checking accounts and other enticements. Now, they’re partnering with colleges and universities to introduce an array of services linked to student life: on-campus ATMs, debit cards and electronic handling of financial aid.

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