higher education

Maryland’s Economy Is Making Progress, but Too Many Are Still Locked Out

September 20, 2017 by Christopher Meyer
Many families in Maryland saw their standard of living improve in 2016, according to census data released last week. At read more

Trump Budget Proposal Threatens Needed Investments in Western Maryland

June 28, 2017 by Christopher Meyer
The President’s budget calls for deep cuts to federal services that support Maryland’s economy and the economy of Western Maryland read more

“Nothing but Debt:” March Madness, Maryland Schools Edition

April 3, 2017 by Natalie Neill
This year ProPublica released a different sort of NCAA tournament bracket, one based on how well schools serve low-income students. read more

Hefty Tuition Hike at Public Universities Threatens Maryland’s Future

August 25, 2016 by Christopher Meyer
As students at Maryland’s public universities and community colleges head back to school this fall, they can expect to pay read more

Maryland Investing Less in Higher Education and Students Pay the Price

May 20, 2016 by Kali Schumitz
As many new graduates across Maryland are celebrating their newly minted college degrees this month, reduced state investment in higher read more

High Cost of Higher Education

May 14, 2015 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
The increasing cost of higher education forces many Marylanders to borrow large sums to finance their education, creating a drag read more

We Celebrate Labor Day, but do we support it?

September 2, 2014 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
On Monday much of the American public relaxed and enjoyed a day off for their hard work and economic contributions, read more

Higher Education is a Good Investment, but Debt Hurts Grads’ Economic Prospects

June 3, 2014 by Sean Miskell
As students graduate from colleges and universities across Maryland, many are entering the next phase of their lives saddled with read more

More Investment is Needed in MD Higher Education as College Debt Rises

May 2, 2014 by Sean Miskell
Investment in Maryland’s colleges and universities remains lower than before the recession, according to a report by the Center on read more

A Quick Look at the Final Budget Agreement for Fiscal Year 2015

April 11, 2014 by MDCEP
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