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Maryland Dream Act Awaits Senate Vote

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The bill, modeled after the failed federal DREAM Act, was amended last week to require that affected students attend community college in the jurisdiction where they went to high school before qualifying for in-state tuition rates at a four-year college or university.

Senators also amended the bill to require a student to spend three years in high school -- instead of two -- to be eligible for in-state tuition.

Currently, 10 states allow undocumented students to pay in-state tuition.

CORRECTION: The original post stated that 11 other states currently offer in-state tuition. Maryland would be the 11th, if the bill passes.

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For centuries, German law has stipulated that beer can only be made from four ingredients. But as Germany embraces craft beer, some believe the law impedes good brewing.
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Join Us At 12pm EST Today For An #AirbnbWhileBlack Twitter Chat

Today, Code Switch's Gene Demby and Hidden Brain's Shankar Vedantam will be leading a Twitter chat to discuss what it's like to be a person of color participating in the sharing economy.

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