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  • Marriotts Ridge High School student named Presidential Scholar

    Marriotts Ridge High School senior Tianhao Gao approached taking the SAT with one primary objective: score well enough to prevent needing to take it a second time. To say she accomplished that goal is an understatement. The Ellicott City resident, who...
  • Riley, Arison, Heat broadcasters reflect on passing of Jack Ramsay

    Riley, Arison, Heat broadcasters reflect on passing of Jack Ramsay
       Dr. Jack Ramsay, the passionate former Miami Heat television analyst and  Hall of Fame coach, died Monday following a lengthy battle with cancer.    A member of the Heat's television team before the franchise's championship era, Ramsay worked the...
  • School funding falls short for city gifted programs

    School funding falls short for city gifted programs
    Darius Johnson says he's just an ordinary student, presented with an educational opportunity in his freshman year of high school that led him to extraordinary choices: Johns Hopkins, Columbia, Duke, Princeton, Harvard, Cornell, Stanford and Washington...
  • Milken conference: Technology innovations poised to change education

    Milken conference: Technology innovations poised to change education
    Innovations in technology are poised to upend how students learn and the way educational institutions impart knowledge to people around the world, according to panelists at the Milken Institute Global Conference. The Internet and access to computers...
  • Report calls for reform in state's higher education master plan

    Report calls for reform in state's higher education master plan
    California’s Master Plan for Higher Education is sorely inadequate for meeting the needs of students and employers here, according to educational researchers at the University of Pennsylvania. Their report, to be issued Tuesday, criticized what...
  • Jack McT. Dibler, teacher

    Jack McT. Dibler, teacher
    Jack McT. Dibler, a much-revered Howard County chemistry teacher who was also an avid Washington Capitals fan, died Tuesday of esophageal cancer at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He was 63. The son of a truck driver and a housekeeper, Jack...
  • South Whitehall man beats disease, earns two degrees

    I didn't know what to expect from Nick Sandercock. All I knew is that he'd had his colon removed in a radical cure for a tormenting disease, and was going to graduate Lehigh Carbon Community College and the University of Pennsylvania in the same month....
  • For the record

    Mansionization: An article in the May 5 Section A about "mansionization" in some L.A. neighborhoods identified Daniel Bibawi as an architect. Bibawi said he is a principal with the firm Southern California Architects, but is not a licensed architect....
  • Neel Kashkari delivers commencement address about humility

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari, a former treasury official and investment banker who is a first-time political candidate, on Sunday delivered a commencement address to business-school graduates stressing the importance of being humble....
  • Comcast and Time Warner Cable execs grilled by lawmakers

    Senior executives from Comcast and Time Warner Cable were grilled for more than three hours Wednesday about their proposed merger by a mostly skeptical Senate Judiciary Committee concerned that the more than $40-billion deal would be bad for consumers and...
  • Comcast, TW Cable Execs Grilled By Skeptical Senators at Merger Hearing

    Senators grilled Comcast and Time Warner Cable executives on an array of competitive concerns over their proposed merger at a Capitol Hill hearing on Wednesday, but one of the most frequently asked questions was very simple: Will consumers see higher...