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Aug 18, 2015

Frosh joins effort on behalf of students harmed by for-profit schools

Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Tuesday joined 10 other state attorneys general in urging the federal Department of Education to cancel student loans when for-profit schools have broken state law, and to provide a clear process for students seeking critical debt relief. The letter comes in response to the bankruptcy filing earlier this year […]

Jul 16, 2015

Luncheon celebrates Baltimore students headed to college

The 27th annual CollegeBound Foundation scholars’ luncheon was the organization’s biggest celebration yet of Baltimore City students headed to college in the fall. CollegeBound operates in Baltimore City’s public high schools, encouraging students to consider post-secondary education and offering assistance with college and financial aid applications as well as more than $1.5 mil[...]

Jun 11, 2015

Former pledge retaliated against after reporting fraternity hazing, court filing alleges

A former regional leader of Kappa Alpha Psi “mysteriously resigned” days after he launched an administrative investigation into a hazing incident that led to a $4 million lawsuit against the fraternity, according to an amended complaint filed this week. Cornelius “Neil” Hudgins IV also issued cease-and-desist orders to the undergraduate chapter at Coppin State University [&[...]

May 1, 2015

Justice for all Baltimore

Now is not the time to cease-and-desist until modest and comfortable reforms are made. Getting back on the same path simply does not work for thousands of people in Baltimore. The national media spotlight will fade over the next several weeks and months. However, it is my hope is that the local landscape will have been altered for those seeking a real departure in the way people are treated, educa[...]

Mar 11, 2015

Law school rankings: Important or wildly misused?

While I have my doubts about U.S. News & World Report's annual list, it is hard to discount it fully.

Feb 20, 2015

Homeless students’ lawsuit again denied class action status

A federal judge will not change his decision to deny class certification of a lawsuit brought by three homeless families against Baltimore City Public Schools alleging the school system violated the rights of homeless students.

Divya Potdar
Feb 16, 2015

Passing the Bar is just the start of your education

Your first job as a licensed attorney is not only the beginning of your legal career but also the beginning of your learning.

Gov. Martin J. O'Malley
Jan 16, 2015

O’Malley looks to the past and future

With his second term about to expire, the governor shares his plans -- and his regrets. "There are things I wish we could have gotten to sooner," O'Malley says.

NSA Surveillance
Jan 13, 2015

Cybrary.IT launches free IT training platform

Calling it the world’s first free massive open online course for IT and cybersecurity training, Greenbelt-based Cybrary.IT announced Tuesday that its classes are open to the public.

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing White Coat Ceremony MF21_web
Oct 7, 2014

Study touts benefits of four-year nursing degree

Hospitals that employ mostly nurses with four-year bachelor’s degrees — as opposed to mostly registered nurses — will likely see improved patient outcomes and reduced costs, according to a new study.

Oct 6, 2014

City school board files appeal on ‘cut score’ change

The Baltimore city school board has filed an appeal of an administrative panel's decision that it illegally changed its evaluation scores for teachers without first negotiating with the teachers' union.

Regine Francois
Oct 1, 2014

Mentoring: Your professional lifeline

Just don't forget that as a mentee, it is your responsibility also to invest in the relationship.

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