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UMES pilot program would not use SAT, ACT scores in admissions

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In a year-long pilot program, the University of Maryland, Eastern Shore will not use standardized test scores as part of its admissions process. The university joins a growing number of institutions that are uncoupling admissions decisions from students’ scores on ...

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Stock-scam investigation spurs college-admissions inquiry

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Welcome to Monday, the 65th anniversary of Roger Bannister breaking the four-minute mile. Here are some news items to get your week started. — Alleged stock-scam mastermind alerted prosecutors to college-admissions scandal. — Former managers of French company face moral-harassment ...

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Fingerprinting lawyers reveals past convictions

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Welcome to Monday, the 56th anniversary of the premiere of the television soap opera “General Hospital.” Here are some news items to get your week started: — California’s mandatory fingerprinting of lawyers reveals past convictions. — In trial testimony, ex-Sen. ...

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Prosecutors drop cases against Trump inauguration protesters

President Donald Trump speaks to media before boarding Air Force One, Sunday, March 24, 2019, at Palm Beach International Airport, in West Palm Beach, Fla., en route to Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Welcome to Monday, the 385th anniversary of the formal founding of the Maryland colony. Happy Maryland Day! Here are some news items to get your week started: — Prosecutors drop inauguration protest cases. — Prosecutors widen college admissions investigation. — ...

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