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4th Circuit extends mediation in dispute over Md. college segregation

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, housed at the Lewis F. Powell Jr. U.S. Courthouse in Richmond, xxx (U.S. General Services Administration)

Mediation between Maryland and its historically black institutions, scheduled to be completed by April 30, was extended by three months Thursday. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ordered the parties to mediate their dispute, which dates back to 2006, ...

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Parties propose special master candidates in Md. college segregation case

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The parties to a lawsuit over segregation at Maryland colleges proposed Monday candidates to oversee the implementation of a federal judge’s order despite the state’s last-minute request to stay the process. U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake issued a permanent ...

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Higher education commission to increase awareness of tuition assistance programs

James Fielder, Maryland Secretary of Higher Education (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

The Maryland Higher Education Commission and Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford announced a campaign to encourage students to seek financial assistance from the state. The $350,000 campaign will target high school students, adult learners, senior citizens and veterans. “Having a college ...

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Hagerstown Community College sees enrollment spike

HAGERSTOWN — Hagerstown Community College has jumped ahead of all other community colleges in Maryland in enrollment growth. The Maryland Higher Education Commission says enrollment at HCC grew by 6.8 percent this fall. That’s the highest-percentage increase in the state. ...

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