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  • City foster youths sent to get diploma in a day have trouble enrolling in college

    City foster youths sent to get diploma in a day have trouble enrolling in college
    Ebony Scott remembers vividly the day she got the piece of paper she hoped would change her life. After receiving her diploma, she cried, celebrated, took pictures and went to TGI Friday's for dinner. She hadn't spoken to her grandmother in more than...
  • The 3 percent solution [Editorial]

    The 3 percent solution  [Editorial]
    There's no greater test for any individual's faith in higher education than to sit down and write a tuition check. You may love your son or daughter absolutely, and you may have an unshakable faith in the college or university of their choice, but when...
  • Finalists for student school board member to take part in 'candidates' night'

    Finalists for student school board member to take part in 'candidates' night'
    Three high school students have been named as finalists to become the next student member of the Anne Arundel County Board of Education. They are Ayesha Chaudhry of South River High School in Edgewater, Camilla Shanley of North County High in Ferndale...
  • State didn't give out $17 million in need-based scholarships, auditors say

    State didn't give out $17 million in need-based scholarships, auditors say
    Millions of dollars in scholarship money that the state could have provided to about 8,000 needy college students has sat untouched, according to an audit released Wednesday. Auditors from the Office of Legislative Audits found that the Maryland Higher...
  • After recession-era growth, enrollment dips at community colleges

    After recession-era growth, enrollment dips at community colleges
    A growth spurt in community college enrollment during the recession has all but ended, with numbers declining or leveling off this year, according to state officials. Three years ago, two-year institutions saw an enrollment boon at the height of the...
  • 'There's still the soccer team at Towson' — it just doesn't play any games

    'There's still the soccer team at Towson' — it just doesn't play any games
    To the vast majority of the world, it was just another intramural soccer game, played on a Friday afternoon before a meager crowd at Towson University. Unless you'd followed the fortunes of the Towson men's soccer program, the names Grundei, Toribio and...
  • InsideMDSports: Breaking down the Terps football team's recruiting class, targets

    InsideMDSports: Breaking down the Terps football team's recruiting class, targets
    Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site. There are exactly four weeks until national signing day, and Maryland has several spots still...
  • Corrigan Sports solidifies lacrosse tournament business

    Corrigan Sports solidifies lacrosse tournament business
    A record 504 college coaches gathered last weekend at the Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla., to watch more than 4,000 high school players in a lacrosse tournament. Behind the scenes, Corrigan Sports Enterprises, the Elkridge firm that also...
  • Ravens defensive end DeAngelo Tyson still learning the meaning of family

    Ravens defensive end DeAngelo Tyson still learning the meaning of family
    There was activity everywhere, not that DeAngelo Tyson paid much attention to any of it. The time between the morning walk-through and the afternoon practice at the Ravens' facility is the NFL's version of rush hour. Players move rapidly around the...
  • Ravens safety Ihedigbo gives college students HOPE

    When Rose and Apollos Ihedigbo moved their young family to the United States from Nigeria in 1980, they were determined to pursue opportunities in higher education that had not been available to them in their native land. The road was not easy, but...
  • A year later, celebrating the lives lost in train derailment tragedy

    A year later, celebrating the lives lost in train derailment tragedy
    The fence edging Tiber Park along Main Street in Ellicott City is bare now, a far cry from the makeshift memorial of clustered flowers, candles and notes that grew after the CSX train derailment last year that took the lives of two 19-year-old Ellicott...
  • Unique partnership builds college pipeline for Baltimore students

    Unique partnership builds college pipeline for Baltimore students
    A chant resembling a rally at a college stadium rang from a first-grade classroom at the Baltimore charter school KIPP Harmony Academy. "M-A-R-Y-L-A-N-D," the children sang, pumping their fists. "Maryland will win!" This week's activity helped...