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It's a sign of how much higher education has changed: Even the people who dream of living on the river feel the need for a college degree now - such as this class from Garrett College in McHenry, Md. (Ricky Carioti - The Washington Post)
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College Credits, With a Rush 
It's a sign not only of how popular extreme outdoor sports have become, but also of just how much higher education has changed: Even the people who dream of living on the river feel like they need a college degree now.

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Property Tax Cut Pursued in Md. House: Additional $100 Million for School Construction Included in Budget Proposal (Post, March 19, 2005)

Intercounty Connector Bond Plan Too Risky, Some Say: Md. Officials Want To Borrow Against Anticipated Funds (Post, March 6, 2005)

ICC Funding Plan's Debt Irks Some Lawmakers (Post, March 3, 2005)

Plan for Financing Connector at Issue (Post, Feb. 24, 2005)

O'Malley Offers To Help Push Slots Legislation (Post, Feb. 18, 2005)

School Board Is Taking a Gamble on Funding: Budget Plan Has $17 Million Tied To Slots Revenue (Post, Feb. 17, 2005)

Connector Plan's Bond Financing Criticized: Legislative Report Cites Drain on Other Projects (Post, Feb. 11, 2005)

Schools Fall Short In State Funding: Few Capital Projects Approved So Far (Post, Jan. 27, 2005)

Pressure Builds to Rehab Md. Schools: Ehrlich, Lawmakers Offer Their Plans (Post, Jan. 27, 2005)

Cedar Lane, Marriotts Ridge Get Funds: Md. Board Gives County $3.5 Million for School Projects (Post, Jan. 27, 2005)

New High School, Renovations in Ehrlich's Plan: County Projects Would Get $6.1 Million (Post, Jan. 27, 2005)

Mixed Rulings on Charter School Bids: Board Turns Down 2 Proposals, Gives Conditional Approval to Arlington Group (Post, Jan. 27, 2005)

Budget Plan Would End $6 Million Calvert Grant, Lift Aid Only 3% (Post, Jan. 23, 2005)

Ehrlich Gives Public Colleges a Lift: Private Schools Are Allotted Less Than State Formula Suggests (Post, Jan. 21, 2005)

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