School administration

April 09, 2018 - 5:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tanya Vogel will become George Washington's athletic director on July 1 after serving as acting AD since the start of the year. When Patrick Nero resigned after nearly seven years as AD in December, the school said that Vogel, who was deputy athletic director at the time, would...
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April 09, 2018 - 4:35 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a ruling by a U.S. appeals court that women can't be paid less than men based on their salary at a previous job (all times local): 1:15 p.m. The superintendent of a California school district says he will appeal a ruling in an equal pay lawsuit to the U.S. Supreme...
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April 04, 2018 - 5:54 pm
MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida superintendent was pulled over for illegally passing a school bus as police were running a bus safety campaign. Florida Today reports that Superintendent of Brevard Public Schools Desmond Blackburn was driving his district-issued SUV the morning of...
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April 02, 2018 - 10:40 pm
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Gonzaga is staying in the West Coast Conference after being courted by the Mountain West. Gonzaga athletic director Mike Roth told The Spokesman-Review that he and university president Thayne McCulloh met Monday to make the final decision on conference affiliation. Mountain...
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A woman casts her vote during the first day of the presidential election at a polling station in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, March 26, 2018. Egyptians head to the polls on Monday but the presidential election this time is not about who wins — that was settled long ago — but about how many people bother to cast ballots. Arabic reads, "choose one candidate, Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, Moussa Mustafa Moussa". (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
March 26, 2018 - 2:38 pm
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptians began voting Monday in an election that virtually guaranteed another term for President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who faced only a token opponent in balloting that resembled the referendums held by autocrats for decades before the Arab Spring briefly raised hopes of democratic...
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March 23, 2018 - 8:12 pm
A rural school district in Pennsylvania is arming teachers and students with buckets of rocks as a last resort should an armed intruder burst in, the superintendent said Friday. Every classroom in the district about 90 miles (145 kilometers) northwest of Philadelphia has a 5-gallon bucket of river...
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March 22, 2018 - 4:47 pm
AVON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut school board has approved a settlement of a lawsuit that accused four educators of indoctrinating three sisters into a religious cult that celebrates death. Avon School Superintendent Bridget Carnemolla said Thursday that ending the case was a business decision and...
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March 17, 2018 - 10:21 am
AVON, Conn. (AP) — A school board will debate a proposed settlement of a lawsuit that accuses four educators of "indoctrinating" three sisters into a religious cult that celebrates death. The Avon Board of Education in Connecticut is scheduled to discuss and possibly vote on the proposal Tuesday...
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March 12, 2018 - 7:31 am
Robert Morris University says former Tennessee athletic director John Currie will serve as executive-in-residence for a week at its business school. Currie was suspended with pay by Tennessee on Dec. 1 in the midst of a search for a football coach, pending an investigation into termination for...
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In this March 2, 2018 photo, a group of JROTC shooters compete in the prone position during the 2018 New Mexico Junior Olympic Qualifier for sport and precision air rifles at Cibola High School in Albuquerque, N.M., for the chance to compete at the National Junior Olympic Championships in Ohio in June. The National Rifle Association has given more than $7 million in grants to hundreds of U.S. schools in recent years, typically used for JROTC programs, including $126,000 given to Albuquerque schools. (Marla Brose/Albuquerque Journal via AP)
March 09, 2018 - 5:59 pm
The National Rifle Association has dramatically increased its funding to schools in recent years amid a national debate over guns and school violence, an Associated Press analysis of tax records has found. But few say they plan to give up the money in the aftermath of the latest mass shooting. The...
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