Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Tag Archives: Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition

Md. for-profit school rules advance after provisions stripped out (access required)

Legislation regulating for-profit colleges in Maryland has passed both chambers of the General Assembly, but with amendments that supporters say gut the heart of one of the bills. One bill would require schools to make disclosures about student outcomes, and ...

Read More »

Md. bill adds protections for students of for-profit colleges (access required)

Legislation expanding protections for students attending for-profit colleges gained final passage in the General Assembly Thursday as the state continues to deal with the fallout of the closures of ITT Technical Institutes and Corinthian Colleges. The Senate bill requires for-profit ...

Read More »

Md. campaign to educate about dangers of for-profit colleges (access required)

Prospective students should know the risks of for-profit colleges and be aware of the possibilities of community colleges when they review their postsecondary education and career training options, a new campaign from the Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition said. At a ...

Read More »

Report: Race most significant in Baltimore’s lending disparities (access required)

A recent report by a Washington, D.C., advocacy group has confirmed what many organizations that work with low-income families in the city say they’ve already suspected: getting a mortgage in Baltimore isn’t necessarily about one’s credit score, it’s about race. ...

Read More »