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US Department of Education denies reneging on attorneys’ loan forgiveness

The U.S. Department of Education has distanced itself from the company it hired to administer loan services in response to a lawsuit alleging the federal agency has refused to honor loan forgiveness commitments. The American Bar Association filed suit in ...

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Md. defends dismissal of youth center teachers

CUMBERLAND — The Maryland departments of juvenile services and education are defending the dismissal of 10 veteran teachers from four youth detention centers in western Maryland. The Cumberland Times-News reported Wednesday on the state’s response to questions posed by state ...

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Senate turns to partisan fight over student loans

WASHINGTON — The Senate is the newest arena in the election-year face-off over federal student loans, and both sides are starting out by pounding away at each other. With Congress returning from a weeklong spring recess, the Senate plans to ...

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Bill would penalize agencies that repeat audit findings

ANNAPOLIS — Legislation that would strip state agencies of a portion of their budget should they have repeat audit findings would add teeth to such legislative audits, the bill’s sponsor said Tuesday. If passed, the state could realize significant savings ...

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