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Maryland schools superintendent resigns to lead nonprofit (access required)

Maryland’s schools superintendent is resigning to take a post leading an Ohio education nonprofit. The Maryland State Board of Education announced Lillian Lowery’s resignation on Friday. Officials say Lowery will become president and chief executive officer of FutureReady Columbus, a ...

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Frosh joins effort on behalf of students harmed by for-profit schools (access required)

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 ...

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Luncheon celebrates Baltimore students headed to college (access required)

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 ...

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Former pledge retaliated against after reporting fraternity hazing, court filing alleges (access required)

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 ...

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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, educated and policed.

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