Funding for historically black colleges remains held up in Senate

WASHINGTON– Historically Black Colleges and Universities in Maryland may lose more than $4 million in federal funding if Congress does not reauthorize mandatory spending for those institutions beyond the current academic year. Maryland’s HBCUs “face a funding cliff due to…

HBCU settlement pending; Md. lawmakers say it’s not enough

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Gov. Larry Hogan offered a settlement in the lawsuit for discrimination against Historically Black Institutions, but the schools need more.

What’s the Deal with Mid-Season, Out-of-Conference Games?

The University of Maryland, along with other schools, have elected to book competition outside of their respective conferences to help fill mid-season schedules.

Hogan Once Again Grills University System Over Construction

For the second consecutive meeting, the Board of Public Works on Wednesday criticized the University System of Maryland for vague and confusing language in requests for additional construction funding totaling more than $29 million, but eventually voted to approve the projects.

Prince George’s County Celebrates Anti-Truancy Pilot Program

Student attendance is a big problem at many schools in Prince George’s County but a new initiative is helping to turn that problem around

Students Tell Congress Financial Education Must Come Before College Debt

Increased financial literacy and guidance from universities are critical to lessen the burgeoning costs of higher education, a panel of students and education experts told a Senate committee Tuesday.

Education Experts Give Graduation Rate Calculations Failing Grade

Graduation rates are used to evaluate the academic merits of colleges and universities, but some education leaders and analysts say more accurate indicators are needed to gauge the success of schools.