Tag Archives: U.S. Department of Education

Top court disbars Rockville solo practitioner

Maryland’s top court on Tuesday unanimously voted to disbar a Rockville lawyer who overbilled his client, failed to pay her any of the $10,000 settlement from her employment-discrimination lawsuit, and failed to respond to her telephone calls or cooperate with ...

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Maryland gets $6.7M more to turn around worst schools

Federal education officials say Maryland will receive another $6.7 million to continue turnaround efforts in the state’s worst schools. The U.S. Department of Education recently announced the federal school improvement grants for districts in the state with chronically low-performing schools. ...

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Default rate on college loans in Maryland rises to 7.8%

COLLEGE PARK — The percentage of college students in Maryland who defaulted on their federal student loans increased last year, as a tough job market for new grads put pressure on student borrowers. The percentage of borrowers in the state ...

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Donald C. Fry: Finding common ground in teacher evaluation

New recommendations from a state panel appointed by Gov. Martin O’Malley signal the beginning of what some say will be a “sea change” in how Maryland public school teachers and principals are evaluated. A set of recommendations issued June 20 ...

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