CareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.
The federal government provides billions in grants, loans and work-study opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students each year.
The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded more than $11 million in grants for runway improvements at BWI Airport.
Transportation officials say Maryland has awarded $10 million in grants to all 23 counties and Baltimore city to fix potholes and repair roads.
The Port of Baltimore is touting the “excellent” grade it has received from the Coast Guard for changes it has made to security.
The Maryland 1812 Commission has awarded $1.2 million in grants to projects across the state that will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the national anthem next year.
Four nonprofit organizations are getting a total of $3.75 million in grants in Baltimore.
Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s home in Arlington, Va., and Clara Barton’s downtown Washington office, where she ran an operation to search for missing Civil War soldiers, are among 24 sites around the nation’s capital competing for $1 million in historic preservation grants.
A national effort is now underway to combat guns and their relationship to domestic violence.
Washington’s Metro transit system stands to lose $22 million over the next six months because of looming federal budget cuts.
Half of the District of Columbia public schools slated to close were recently awarded grants for their creative plans to improve test scores with funds totaling more than $1 million.
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