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D.C.: Where the brainpower is

D.C. boasts boasts the strongest brainpower in the nation, according to a study that analyzed 102 major markets.

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 06:06am EST

Tags: brainpower, employment, D.C., Census

Prince George's school cancels skit

A local school has dropped a skit after a parent said it was offensive to immigrants.

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 12:40pm EST

Tags: Prince Georges County,

Career-path choices crucial in age of student debt

It's important for high schoolers to consider career paths that will help pay back debts, Gene Natali Jr. says.

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 05:11am EST

Tags: Gene Natali, College, student loans, Rick Massimo, careers,

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College Board: Virginia among leaders in AP tests

Virginia has the third-highest number of Advanced Placement test-takers in the nation, according to a new report from the College Board.

Thursday - 02/13/2014, 03:00pm EST

Tags: Advanced Placement, Virginia

O'Malley to make education announcement Tuesday

Gov. Martin O'Malley plans to make an announcement about Maryland's education system in a videoconference with students.

Tuesday - 02/11/2014, 03:30am EST

Tags: Martin OMalley,

Business leaders say millennials have 'preparedness gap'

Despite having a degree in hand, employers cite a lack of work ethic, hard skills and preparedness for their reluctance in hiring millennials fresh out of college, according to a new study.

Sunday - 02/02/2014, 02:00pm EST

Tags: Bentley University, millennials

Poll shows decline in relationships between students, teachers and parents

There's no doubt things are different in today's schools, and a recent poll on the relationships between teachers, students and their parents shows just that.

Thursday - 01/23/2014, 09:21am EST

Tags: USA TODAY, Harris Poll

How college pricing is like holiday retail sales

Higher education may seem like a different world, but universities in many ways have been working from the same playbook as retail outlets.

Thursday - 01/02/2014, 02:17pm EST

Tags: tuition, American University

Slots revenue to fund Allegany scholarships

The Cumberland Times-News reports that Allegany County commissioners approved a plan Thursday to use some of the money generated by a state tax on the Rocky Gap Casino to fund scholarships for local residents.

Friday - 12/20/2013, 06:00pm EST

Tags: Allegany County, slots, slot machine

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