Higher Education

Md. Higher Education Appointee Doesn't Get Confirmation VoteGov. Larry Hogan's appointee to head the Maryland Higher Education Commission hasn't been confirmed by a Senate panel, which has held its last scheduled meeting this legislative session.
A Redesigned SAT Will Debut In Spring 2016The College Board, who administers the SAT, announced earlier this year they are giving the exam a major overhaul and cite eight specific changes.
Who Is Eligible For Student Loan Forgiveness?The federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) is an incentive for these graduates to consider taking jobs in public service areas.
College Affordability: Know Your Federal Student Loan Repayment OptionsMore than 70 percent of undergraduate college students take out student loans to help with college costs. The U.S. Department of Education offers several different repayment plans to ease the burden of loan payments for new graduates as they work to establish their careers.
What You Need To Know About The Pell Grant ProgramThe federal Pell Grant program is the nation’s largest needs-based college grant program.
How College Scorecard Can Help With College Selection ProcessAccording to a 2013 College Board report, full-time workers with a bachelor’s degree earn an average of $21,000 more annually than those who have no education beyond high school.
STEM Education: Why Increasing Interest Among Minority Populations Is CrucialWomen make up nearly half the American workforce, yet only 3 percent of engineers, 15 percent of math and computer workers, and 14 percent of scientists are women.
Md. Higher Ed. Secretary Leaving For FoundationMaryland's secretary of higher education is leaving her post to work for an education foundation.
Innovative Baltimore Business Owner Offers Advice To Budding EntrepreneursA solid education can help Baltimore business owners carve a strong and sustainable niche out of the market.
O'Malley Names Danette Howard To Education PostDanette Howard has been named Maryland's secretary of higher education.
Local College Put On ProbationIn the face of serious academic violations, a local college was put on probation.