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  • Give consumers control of school spending

    Give consumers control of school spending
    It's easy to bash Baltimore schools for wasting federal money on extravagant chicken dinners when that money was supposed to serve some of the neediest children in the state, but this type of behavior, in a slightly more tame fashion, is routine ("Audit...
  • Young inventor returns to alma mater, Burleigh Manor

    If your children question why their school science project is important, tell them to Google the name Kavita Shukla, an alumna of Burleigh Manor Middle School. In 2010, Shukla co-founded Fenugreen, a social enterprise that manufactures her invention...
  • Ain't Webster's Third grand

    Fifty years ago, people in the United States had very real fears of the possibility of nuclear annihilation in an exchange of nuclear missiles with the Soviet Union. The Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962 brought that fear very close. But the year before,...
  • Long Reach senior pioneering environmental efforts

    Long Reach senior pioneering environmental efforts
    As a sophomore at Long Reach High School in Columbia, Rhea Malik did a science project on the composition rate of Styrofoam trays used in the school's cafeteria. She learned that when composted, the trays, well, didn't compost. "They practically don't...
  • Hopkins scientist finds link between neurobiology of music, language

    Hopkins scientist finds link between neurobiology of music, language
    A Johns Hopkins brain scientist is finding a neurological basis for a notion that many people believe intuitively — that music is as much a form of language as Spanish or French. Charles Limb is one of just a handful of researchers worldwide...
  • Georg H.B. Luck, Hopkins professor

    Georg H.B. Luck, Hopkins professor
    Georg H.B. Luck, whose career teaching the classics at the Johns Hopkins University spanned two decades and included studying the role magic and witchcraft played in the theology and world of the ancient Greeks and Romans, died Sunday from complications...
  • Foose's redistricting plan lambasted, lauded at public hearing

    Foose's redistricting plan lambasted, lauded at public hearing
    Superintendent Renee Foose's final redistricting proposal for Howard County elementary schools was described by some parents as irresponsible and short-sighted at a hearing Tuesday, while others praised the plan for causing the least amount of...
  • Chief judge of Maryland Court of Appeals retiring

    Chief judge of Maryland Court of Appeals retiring
    Maryland's highest-ranking judge, Robert M. Bell, likes that his courthouse is dedicated to his predecessor, pointing out that the letters etching Robert C. Murphy's name on the building's exterior are filled in gold paint to make sure even nighttime...
  • Squash rivals on the court, good friends off

    Squash rivals on the court, good friends off
    If not for Gilman senior Michael East, Aria Fazelimanesh would have had great difficulty landing at what he considered the perfect school for him: Friends. The two met at a national squash junior tournament in September of 2010 at Harvard University and...
  • City police seek $285,000 to hire consultant

    City police seek $285,000 to hire consultant
    The Baltimore Police Department is asking the city for $285,000 to hire a Massachusetts-based consultant — the highest of five bidders — to recommend how the department should be run. But a city councilman is questioning the need for a...
  • Ayanbadejo says 'Ravens did the right thing, I have no problem with them at all'

    Ayanbadejo says 'Ravens did the right thing, I have no problem with them at all'
    During an hour-long interview with The Baltimore Sun early Friday morning, former Ravens linebacker and special-teams ace Brendon Ayanbadejo emphasized that he doesn't believe he was cut from the Super Bowl champions' roster because of his strong advocacy...
  • Tech companies set to graduate from Center for Entrepreneurship in Columbia

    Tech companies set to graduate from Center for Entrepreneurship in Columbia
    Paul Capriolo and the crew at Social Growth Technologies are looking forward to graduation, having spent years getting ready for the world outside this one-story beige building in Columbia. The Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship is not a school, but...