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Frederick college reveals president’s severance

FREDERICK — Frederick Community College has released some details about the ouster of its former president following a newspaper’s filing of a Public Information Act request and lawsuit. The Frederick News-Post reports that the school released a redacted version Wednesday ...

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Washington College awards $61K undergraduate literary prize

Timothy Marcin, a would-be journalist who won the nation’s largest literary prize for undergraduate college students Tuesday night, isn’t too worried about the future of the news industry. “Everybody tells me to be discouraged,” Marcin said after winning the Sophie ...

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Three Md. leaders among nation’s top earners in higher education

Three of Maryland’s public university leaders ranked among the top 212 earners among their peers in 2012, according to an analysis by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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St. Mary’s College cancels tuition hike

The Board of Trustees of St. Mary's College of Maryland, a state-funded liberal arts college in St. Mary's County, has agreed to freeze in-state undergraduate tuition for the 2013-14 academic year at the current rate, as a result of $800,000 in new funding that was approved unanimously by the House of Delegates and the Senate during the just-concluded legislative session.

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General Assembly OKs Prince George’s school overhaul plan

ANNAPOLIS — The House of Delegates has given final approval to a bill giving the Prince George’s County executive more control over the county’s school system. The House voted 81-45 on Saturday to agree with changes made by the Senate ...

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Prince George’s Co. lawmakers consider schools takeover plan

ANNAPOLIS — Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker is urging lawmakers to support a measure that would allow him to overhaul the county’s school system. The county’s House and Senate delegations held a joint hearing on Monday where they considered ...

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