| Aug 23, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Excuses, accusations and explanations abound for why there are minority students who can graduate from high school but do not succeed in college ("Unequal outcomes," Aug. 19).
Some of the many reasons I have read include inferior public school teachers,...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 5:24 PM
Some Maryland education officials lauded a presidential plan to make colleges more affordable by assigning them value ratings tied to federal financial aid, yet others feared the state's historically black colleges and universities would suffer.
| Aug 21, 2013
| 7:25 AM
I was waiting outside of Thoroughbred Transmissions and Auto Care in Scaggsville where I was having my pick-up truck and utility trailer inspected. That's where I met Tim Willman.
It turns out that he and his wife have had two kids graduate from...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 2:09 PM
When Sherrod Hawkes transferred to Patterson from Overlea last fall, he didn't have much interest in studying. He just wanted to play football.
The powerful downhill ball carrier wanted to play in college, but after two years of high school, his grade...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 10:05 AM
As a young girl, Jean Brinton Jaecks would sit around her family's dinner table in Severn and listen to her parents talk about nature, light and color.
Her mother, Mary, was a painter; her father, Earl, created wood sculptures as a break from his job as...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Mark P. Becker, Bert J. Hash Jr., Robert "Bobby" Parker and Clark Turner have been announced as the Class of 2013 of the Havre de Grace High School Hall of Fame.
"We are very excited to add these distinguished alumni to our Hall of Fame," said Richard...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Marriotts Ridge's soccer program has been here before.
Hit hard by graduation, surrounded by question marks on the defensive end of the field and faced with the pressure of being the defending state champs, this year's squad needs to look back only...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Funneling a beer through a bong is Anne Kendzior's last memory of a night of partying inside a sparsely furnished off-campus house rented for Naval Academy lacrosse players. She says she crashed on an air mattress in a bedroom sometime around 1 a.m. and...
| May 22, 2013
Many of you soon-to-be college graduates are determined to make the world a better place. Some of you are choosing careers in public service or joining nonprofits or volunteering in your communities.
But many of you are cynical about politics. You see...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Army Cadet Putu Zinnah graduated from the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps Leader Development and Assessment course, known as Operation Warrior Forge, at Joint Base Lewis McChord, Takoma, Wash. A student at Virginia Commonwealth University, in...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:58 AM
Oakland Mills coach Phil Lang and his wife, Vicki, are entering their 19th season at the helm of the Scorpions’ cross country program. Yet, after nearly two decades of coaching, Phil Lang still gets just as excited about the sport as he did when...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:05 AM
The percentage of Baltimore city graduates enrolling in college the fall after obtaining their diplomas has marked a 5-year-decline, according to a report released this week, which also found that between 2007 and 2012 city graduates have increasingly...