Coding classes would count as foreign language under bill

Middle and high school students in Maryland may be allowed to learn a programming language to fulfill foreign language requirements under a bill with bipartisan support that is scheduled to be heard Friday in the House Ways and Means committee.

Maryland’s Senate Race Heats Up

Minority whip Kathy Szeliga entered Maryland’s Senate race on Tuesday, but the eye of the public still lies on the Democratic primary.

UMBC’s Choice Program is Helping Teens Get on Track

Imhotep Simba and Abdul Brannum may have had a brush with the law, but now they’re turning their lives around thanks to UMBC’s Choice Program that gives troubled teens new opportunities.

As Upward Bound Turns 50, Program at UMBC Evolves to Serve Students

The Upward Bound program at UMBC is keeping up with the times by training students to become leaders.

Future Teachers Uncertain About Entering The Common Core Fray

College students studying to be teachers recognize the anxiety in their career field over Common Core

Maryland Colleges Join National Movement to Snuff Out Student Smoking

About one-third of Maryland colleges and universities have decided to clear the air and ban smoking on campus.

College Program for Disabled Students a Big SUCCESS

Maryland’s first 4-year college program for young adults with intellectual disabilities allows participants to participate in classes and internships alongside their peers at a 4-year college.

Libertarianism Attracting College Students, Others, Looking for Political Alternative

Libertarianism is becoming especially popular among younger voters, many of whom are tired of the stalemate between Republicans and Democrats in Washington, as evidenced by the 16-day government shutdown.

DREAM Act Won’t Crowd Out Citizen Students at Universities, New Study Says

New study has found the DREAM Act will not push other Maryland students out of universities.

#4 Maryland Men’s Lacrosse Moves on to Marist After Loss

The #4 Maryland Terrapins have to bounce back from their first loss of the season as they take on the undefeated Marist Red Foxes.