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Smith to offer Md. tuition-free college plan next legislative session

UMBC ranked sixth in U.S. News & World Report's list of universities with a strong commitment to teaching and fourth
on a list of the most innovative colleges and universities. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

As proposals to make Maryland’s public colleges and universities tuition-free make their way through the Democratic primary for Maryland governor, one state senator plans to introduce legislation next year to create a framework that would make that goal a reality. ...

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American Bankers Association to help employees pay off student loans

Kathleen M. Murphy, President and CEO of the Maryland Bankers Association. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

The average college student in the United States graduates with about $30,000 in student loan debt. In Maryland, the average debt is about $27,700, according to numbers from The Institute for College Access & Success. In an effort to relieve ...

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