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Families are tapping more scholarships and grants to pay for college

Families spent less out-of-pocket for college in academic year 2015-16 compared to last year, as they took advantage of more scholarships and grants to foot the bill, according to “How America Pays for College 2016,” the national study from Sallie ...

Cornell University professor named next Dean of Engineering at Morgan State

Morgan State University President David Wilson announced the appointment of Michael G. Spencer as dean of the Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. School of Engineering, only the second dean in the school’s history. Dr. Spencer is a professor in the Department ...

Baltimore students picked to attend film seminar in Texas

Dayla Williams believes strongly in the Black Lives Movement and embracing her heritage.

Majors that might help you get hired

As the cost of college tuition continues to rise and the job market grows increasingly competitive, college students are giving greater consideration to their prospects of being hired before choosing a major.

Annapolis youth named first Shelley C. White Jr. Memorial Scholarship recipient

Laughter filled a small room at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (BGCAA) as a group of people reminisced about the vibrant personality of an Annapolis City Police Department detective. Shelley Curtis White, Jr. died ...

Creative ways to cut college costs

The cost of college tuition continues to increase, and college graduates are feeling the burn of that trend when the time comes to begin repaying their student loans.

Anne Arundel County Literacy Council seeks volunteers

At the Anne Arundel County Literacy Council, volunteers can change a life through literacy.

The pros and cons of repeating a grade

The majority of students move up a grade each fall. However, some students may not be ready to move on to the next grade come the end of the school year.

Take a course in dorm safety

College students have a few different living options at their disposal, but many opt for dormitory living, as it is one of the more convenient and popular boarding options, particularly for out-of-town students. Thousands of post-secondary students pack up their ...

What schools are doing about childhood obesity

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that childhood obesity rates have more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the last 30 years. This is happening in spite of indications that childhood obesity could reduce ...

How to create a great study environment at home

A student's academic performance is influenced by a host of factors, including the learning environment both inside the classroom and at home.

Michelle Obama: For girls, a heartbreaking loss -- and an opportunity

Ralphina Feelee lives in Liberia, where the average family gets by on less than two dollars a day, and many families simply can't afford to educate their daughters. Teen pregnancy rates are high, and pregnant girls are often discouraged from ...

How students can handle the transition to middle school

A child's school-aged years are filled with many different lessons and experiences. While in school, kids have the opportunity to broaden their horizons and meet new people.

College grads are getting nearly all the jobs

Got a college degree? Then it's much more likely that you could land a job in the economic recovery.

Building STEPS helping Baltimore students thrive

Anthony Watters considers himself a revolutionary.

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