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  • Maryland can produce more college-educated adults [Letter]

    Maryland can produce more college-educated adults [Letter]
    The Sun, in its recent article about Maryland Ready, the state's four-year plan for postsecondary education, points out the complexity of raising the number of Marylanders with college degrees to 55 percent by 2025 ("New state higher-education plan addresses changing demographics of students," April 9). In a more recent editorial ("The 55 percent solution," April 14), it reiterates that point and suggests that the plan lacks the specifics needed to turn the goal into reality.
  • Dyane Fancey, poet

    Dyane Fancey, poet
    Dyane Fancey, a prominent poet in Baltimore's arts community who also worked in the city school system and at a popular Mount Vernon restaurant, died April 13 of heart failure. The Hampden resident was 63. Born Diane Margaret Fancey in Washington, D.C.,...

    After censure, Currie faces rare primary challenge

    After censure, Currie faces rare primary challenge
    Melony Griffith is in District Heights making her pitch to voters. The veteran Prince George's County delegate is telling them about her 15 years of legislative experience, her expertise on state pension issues and her plans to boost the economy. There'...

    The "browning" of Maryland will affect college completion [Commentary]

    The "browning" of Maryland will affect college completion [Commentary]
    Significant demographic obstacles stand in the path of the state's achieving its goal of ensuring that 55 percent of its population has a two-year post-secondary degree or higher by 2025. The baby boom "echo" — a primarily white phenomenon that...

    Preparing for your body for retirement

    Preparing for your body for retirement
    Donna Schramek is looking forward to retirement on the Eastern Shore. She loves the smell of the ocean, walking on the beach, and spending time with her grandchildren. That's why the 64-year-old Brooklyn Park administrative coordinator at Medstar Health...