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  • Legislature's failure to act could make college unaffordable for thousands of middle- and low-income students

    Much of the coverage of the need for a special budget session of the Maryland legislature has focused on the political machinations of its leaders. That's understandable. But we should not ignore the impact on ordinary people if the legislature fails to...
  • Agreement reached on plan to increase taxes

    Agreement reached on plan to increase taxes
    Gov. Martin O'Malley and legislative leaders announced Wednesday an agreement to raise taxes on 16 percent of the state's earners and reverse a series of so-called "Doomsday" cuts the General Assembly enacted last month when a budget deal collapsed....
  • Quiet master of the State House

    Quiet master of the State House
    This, according to Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, is how Joe Bryce made his name in state government: Mr. Bryce, who is leaving his job as Gov. Martin O'Malley's chief legislative officer for the lobbying firm Manis Canning and Associates, was...
  • Good afternoon, Baltimore: Wednesday lunchtime lowdown

    ON THE SITE... Brian McKnight, Clutch to headline Artscape 2012: R&B artist Brian McKnight, rockers Clutch and funksters the Rebirth Brass Band will headline this year's Artscape festival, set for July 20-22. O'Malley to stump in Wisconsin for Walker...
  • Financial aid award letters often lack transparency and wind up confusing students and parents

    When you buy a house, you know the price and your monthly payment. The same with a car. But when it comes to a college education, students often don't have a clear idea of what they'll end up paying or whether one school is offering a better aid...
  • St. Agnes Hospital's 1978 ban on smoking a 'bold step'

    On July 1, the Community College of Baltimore County will ban the use of tobacco products on its campuses except in designated areas. The University System of Maryland implemented a smoking ban with a vote by its Board of Regents on June 22, according to...
  • The Maryland model

    The Maryland model
    The messy situation at the University of Virginia, which recently saw its president forced to resign by the school's governing board, only to be reinstated two weeks later after faculty and student protests, highlighted problems of institutional reform...
  • Gov. O'Malley has worked to rein in rising college tuition costs

    Regarding your recent editorial on higher education, while the University System of Maryland has long been at the forefront of innovation, increased operational efficiency and improved student learning, it is Gov.Martin O'Malley's leadership and support...
  • Which way for Coppin?

    Which way for Coppin?
    The staff cuts Coppin State University President Reginald Avery announced last week drew protests from union members represented by the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees, along with faculty and students concerned about the...
  • Coppin has made the tough decisions that will ensure its future

    Regarding your recent editorial about our school, for nearly the last five years, I have had the distinct privilege of serving as president and CEO of Coppin State University ("Which way Coppin?" July 25). Our faculty, staff, and administration have...
  • Coppin's problem is that Maryland has failed to fund the school adequately

    The Sun suggests that the buck stops at Coppin State University President Reginald Avery's door regarding efforts to improve student retention and graduation rates and point the school in a new direction ("Which way for Coppin?" July 25). But whatever...
  • Why voters should support the Md. Dream Act in November

    Brad Botwin's recent letter to the editor urges voters to overturn the Maryland Dream Act in November, but he misinforms your readers to make his case ("Dream Act a poor investment for Md.," July 31). A diverse coalition of leaders and organizations are...