School administration

March 08, 2018 - 5:30 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — NCAA managing director of championships and alliances Ron Prettyman is resigning to pursue other opportunities. Prettyman has been the top administrator for the College World Series the last two years. NCAA senior vice president of championships and alliances Joni Comstock said...
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March 08, 2018 - 1:27 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Carnegie Mellon University has named a cybersecurity expert as its new president. The Pittsburgh university of about 14,500 students announced Thursday that Farnam Jahanian has been appointed as the college's 10th president. Jahanian joined the university in 2014 as vice president...
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March 07, 2018 - 9:07 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Chanting community members protesting Temple University's plan to open a $135 million football stadium on its campus shut down a town hall meeting meant to address their concerns. The university's president was to speak, and then architects were to present plans and then answer...
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks to the Council of Chief State School Officers conference in Washington, Monday, March 5, 2018. DeVos has given state education chiefs some "tough love" as she pushed them to innovate and do better by students. (AP Photo/Maria Danilova)
March 06, 2018 - 3:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Monday gave state education chiefs some "tough love" as she pushed them to innovate and do better by students. Speaking at a conference of the Council of Chief State School Officers, DeVos blasted some schools for exposing their children to rats...
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March 05, 2018 - 3:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has chosen the Houston schools superintendent to lead the nation's largest school system. De Blasio, a Democrat, said Monday that Richard A. Carranza has been appointed to replace Chancellor Carmen Farina (fah-REEN'-yah), who's retiring. Miami's schools...
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FILE - In this March 1, 2018 file photo, Parry Casto, a fifth grade teacher at the Explorer Academy in Huntington, W.Va., dressed in an Uncle Sam costume leads hundreds of teachers in chants outside the state Senate chambers at the Capitol in Charleston, W.Va The strike rolled into its second weekend with the state Senate planning to meet Saturday, March 3 after declining to take a vote on whether the teachers will get the 5 percent pay raise negotiated by Gov. Jim Justice and union leaders. (AP Photo/John Raby)
March 03, 2018 - 10:32 pm
Unions representing West Virginia teachers and service personnel said Saturday that they will stay out on strike after the state Senate voted to cut the 5 percent pay raise they had negotiated with Gov. Jim Justice. In a joint statement, the American Federation of Teachers-West Virginia, West...
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March 03, 2018 - 8:22 pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Latest on a bill to give West Virginia teachers a pay raise to end a strike (all times local): 8:15 p.m. The three unions representing West Virginia teachers and service personnel say they will stay out on strike following the state Senate's vote to cut the 5 percent...
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FILE - In this June 1, 2015 file photo, Miami-Dade County Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho speaks with reporters in Miami. Carvalho, who had accepted the job of chancellor of New York City's, said on Thursday, March 1, 2018, that he'd changed his mind - the day after New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio had announced that Carvalho would lead 1.1 million-pupil school system. Carvalho told a packed school board meeting in Miami on Thursday that he was breaking his agreement with New York City to honor "an agreement and a pact I have with the children of Miami." (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
March 01, 2018 - 5:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The superintendent of schools for Miami-Dade County shocked New York City officials on Thursday by backing out of an already announced agreement to lead the city's 1.1 million-student public school system. Superintendent Alberto Carvalho told an emergency school board meeting in...
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February 23, 2018 - 9:48 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The president of a private Baptist college in Louisiana on Friday disputed a lawsuit's claims that he refused to sign off on hiring a football coach because of the man's Jewish heritage. Louisiana College president Rick Brewer said in a statement released by the school that...
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February 22, 2018 - 12:49 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The president of a private Baptist college in Louisiana refused to approve a football coach's hiring because of what he called the applicant's "Jewish blood," a federal lawsuit claims. Joshua Bonadona sued Louisiana College and its president, Rick Brewer, on Wednesday,...
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