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Donald C. Fry: Coaxing young people back to the basics

Virtually everybody in business, government and education agrees that ramping up knowledge of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) among young people in Maryland’s school systems and colleges is essential for the development of a workforce that can meet the needs of future employers.

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Board approves tuition hikes for Maryland colleges

COLLEGE PARK — The Board of Regents for Maryland’s university system has approved a 3 percent tuition increase for most in-state students. The board approved the tuition hike on Wednesday. This is the third year in a row that tuition ...

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Policy changes follow Penn State scandal

COLLEGE PARK — When Bowie State University athletic director Anton Goff first heard about the Penn State football child molestation scandal, he shared the same reaction as much of the country: shock and horror. With a college athletics program in ...

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More praise for UMBC’s Hrabowski

There were a few items about UMBC President Freeman A. Hrabowski III being named one of the world’s 100 most influential leaders by TIME Magazine that didn’t make it into today’s paper. Basically, few who know Hrabowski are surprised he ...

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O’Malley accepts part of blame for budget

ANNAPOLIS — After a wildly surprising budget meltdown this week in the General Assembly, Gov. Martin O’Malley said Thursday he accepts some responsibility for the failure to replace $512 million in spending cuts with a package including tax hikes and ...

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Md. university system names Hagerstown chief

HAGERSTOWN— The University System of Maryland is naming a new executive director for its Hagerstown center. The center said Wednesday that Mark Halsey will assume the office May 21. Halsey is currently director of finance and administration for distance learning ...

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