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  • Record number of black students in Md. passed AP tests

    Record number of black students in Md. passed AP tests
    More African-American students in Maryland's Class of 2012 successfully passed a rigorous Advanced Placement exam than ever before, as the state continued to lead the nation in the percentage of students deemed college- and career-ready, according to data...
  • Students celebrate approval of Maryland Dream Act

    The mood was celebratory Tuesday night at Arcos Restaurant in Fells Point, where the Dreamers — students brought to the United States illegally as children, who now want to pursue higher education here — won their battle for in-state tuition...
  • Republicans rule in Cecil voting Tuesday

    Republicans rule in Cecil voting Tuesday
    For the first time in its history, Cecil County will have a county executive and, based on unofficial partial election returns from Tuesday, Republican Tari Moore will be the first to hold that office. With 20 of 23 precincts reporting, Moore led...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday
    WEATHER: Rain and snow, becoming all snow after 4 p.m., with a high near 39. Tonight is expected to bring snow, with a low around 34. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS Obama wins re-election, seeks to overcome...
  • Md. immigrants laud new federal policy on deportation

    Nathaly Uribe's grandmother broke into tears Friday when the Glen Burnie high school senior told her of a new federal policy that would protect many undocumented young immigrants from deportation. "Now," the older woman said, "I know I can't lose you."...
  • Obama, immigration and the American dream

    Obama, immigration and the American dream
    Much of what has been written about President Barack Obama's announcement last week that the federal government will no longer deport illegal immigrants under the age of 30 who came to this country as youngsters concerns the politics of it. As one might...
  • Dream Act is an illegal immigration enabler

    Your editorial, "The American Dream" (June 19), left out the key sticking point that has many of us opposing the Maryland Dream Act. The dilemma it doesn't resolve is the one that occurs with every attempt to relieve suffering: How do we help without...
  • Maryland Dream Act defenders want to "educate" voters

    Defenders of the state's Dream Act say voter education will be key to their success in November, when Marylanders weigh-in on a new law that lets some illegal immigrants pay in-state tuition. "Our goal will be be education about what the Dream Act...
  • Debate over vote on immigrant tuition moves to Arundel court

    The debate over a state law that would provide college tuition discounts to some illegal immigrants shifted to an Annapolis courtroom Friday. Attorneys for the law's supporters told an Anne Arundel County Circuit Court judge that the Maryland...
  • English-only bill: There are better ways to help immigrants

    I am gratified that the chairman of the Official English movement and proponent of the Anne Arundel County English only bill is not motivated by the same hostility against immigrants that I have seen enacted in Arizona and Alabama and even in some of...
  • The year ahead in Maryland politics: Gay marriage, a referendum, taxes and congressional races

    The year ahead in Maryland politics: Gay marriage, a referendum, taxes and congressional races
    Maryland's governor won't be on the ballot, and the state is highly unlikely to play much of a role in the presidential election. But 2012 is nonetheless shaping up to be a riveting year in Maryland politics. Here are four major stories to watch in the...
  • Maryland tuition law must be defended

    Regarding the recent article about the lawsuit over the Maryland Dream Act ("Vote on tuition bill faces lawsuit," Aug. 2), I believe democracy should be upheld. I was one of hundreds in attendance when the law was heavily debated in the State House. Over...