Millennials, whose children are now school age, are projected to surpass Baby Boomers as the largest voting bloc next year. That means this key generation of voices holds a unique position to provide insight into the health of our public school system.
Yes, America’s got talent—but not enough of it. It needs to import it. A merit-based immigration system for a merit-based society will enhance our economic security and significantly boost our competitiveness. The president is right on the money with this part of his immigration.
Some consumers had health plans that didn't comply with the Affordable Care Act. After reprieve, they must purchase new plans on health exchanges this year. Many are finding higher premiums or less coverage.
The increasing emphasis on football at the Big 5 schools can have benefits for excluded colleges and universities. Without the constant pressure to field top teams, they can become more faithful to their true missions by de-emphasizing the importance of winning football games.
George W. Hilton, a retired college professor who specialized in transportation economics whose definitive books on railroads and shipping also included the seminal history of the Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad, died Aug. 4 at Lorien Health Park in Columbia. He was 89.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
On Tuesday, the University of Maryland officially leaves the North Carolina-based Atlantic Coast Conference for the more prosperous Big Ten Conference, a Midwest-oriented league known for its football heritage and expanding television network.
Newspapers are in trouble. Not just because of the Internet and advertising and subscriptions. But because, according to a recent Pew Research Center poll, only 28 percent of Americans think that journalists contribute a lot to society's well being.
Dr. Torrey C. Brown, the former secretary of Maryland's Department of Natural Resources who banned fishing for rockfish, died of heart disease Sunday at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The Severna Park resident was 77.
Jean H. Hepner, an early Fells Point community activist who restored one of its residential landmarks and fought a planned interstate, died of injuries she suffered as a passenger in an automobile accident Feb. 1 on the Baltimore Beltway at Park Heights Avenue. She was 90.
In honor of Constitution Day, Harford Community College is hosting a lecture by Robert Ginsberg, Ph.D. on "The Bill of Rights: How It Has Endured" on September 17 at 12:30 PM at the Hays-Heighe House located on campus. Free pocket Constitutions will be available, along with light refreshments. The event is free and open to the public.