Court-Ordered Mediation in Maryland HBCU Case Ends without Agreement

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By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia

Court-ordered mediation of a 13-year-old case brought by a coalition of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) has ended without a resolution.

The passing of the deadline without a deal has further frustrated efforts for fair funding that the coalition is seeking to help level the playing field with non-Black institutions in Maryland.

The U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals had imposed a July 31 deadline for the Coalition for Equity and Excellence in Maryland Higher Education...