School administration

In this Nov. 6, 2017 photo, campus monitor Hector Garcia greets students as they got off the bus at the start of the school day at West Elementary School in New Canaan, Conn. Garcia and the district's other campus monitors -- all former police or corrections officers -- were among a wave of security officers hired in the aftermath of the deadly school shooting in nearby Newtown on Dec. 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Michael Melia)
December 10, 2017 - 9:04 am
NEW CANAAN, Conn. (AP) — The setting could not be more different, but David Wannagot says he applies some of the same skills from his 30-year police career to his new role as a school sentry. As he greeted children getting off the bus at West Elementary School one recent morning, he scanned their...
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Les Lilly, center, walks by a Douglas County, Colo., Sheriffs Department officer after Lilly spoke during a Douglas County School Board meeting Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, in Castle Rock, Colo. A new anti-voucher majority on the board was set to eliminate a program enacted by an earlier conservative-dominated board to help public school students attend secular and religious schools with taxpayer-funded vouchers. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
December 04, 2017 - 10:01 pm
CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — A new anti-voucher majority on a suburban Denver school district board voted Monday night to eliminate a program enacted by an earlier conservative-dominated board to help public school students attend secular and religious schools with taxpayer-funded vouchers. The...
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December 04, 2017 - 9:23 pm
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a Colorado school board voting to end its voucher program (all times local): 7:20 p.m. A new anti-voucher majority on a suburban Denver school board has ended a long-running battle over whether the district could use taxpayer money to help students attend secular or...
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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2008, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs coach Herm Edwards watches the team's NFL football game against the Denver Broncos in Denver. A person with direct knowledge of the plan has told The Associated Press that Edwards is in line to become Arizona State's next coach, pending approval of the university president. The official spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity Wednesday night, Nov. 29, 2017, because the deal and official announcement are still being finalized. Edwards has not coached since 2008, when he was fired after a 2-14 season with the Chiefs. He also coached the New York Jets from 2001-05 and has spent the last nine years as an analyst for ESPN. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
November 30, 2017 - 12:16 am
A person with direct knowledge of the plan has told The Associated Press that former NFL coach Herm Edwards is in line to become Arizona State's next coach, pending approval of the university president. The official spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity Wednesday night because the deal and...
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November 29, 2017 - 6:16 am
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — The provost of Western Carolina University will serve as the school's acting chancellor when the current chancellor leaves for medical treatment. The Greensboro News & Record reports that the president of the University of North Carolina system, Margaret Spellings,...
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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, left, dribbles past Philadelphia 76ers' Robert Covington during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
November 28, 2017 - 11:28 am
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The school board in LeBron James' Ohio hometown has approved the plan for a public school being created in partnership with the NBA star's foundation. The LeBron James Family Foundation says the "I Promise" School in Akron will be geared toward educating students who are at risk...
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November 27, 2017 - 9:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is leaving in place a court ruling that a Texas school board can open its meetings with student-led public prayers without running afoul of the Constitution's prohibition against government-established religion. The Supreme Court on Monday declined to take a case...
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November 21, 2017 - 6:39 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Lawyers for Georgia's board of regents said Tuesday a university president failed to keep state officials informed about moving cheerleaders off the field before football games after some black cheerleaders knelt during the national anthem. The board's legal office said in its report...
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November 20, 2017 - 5:13 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The former president of North Carolina's community college system says he was forced from the post. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports Jimmie Williamson resigned on July 31 and left the job at the end of September. In an email sent to the newspaper, Williamson wrote...
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November 09, 2017 - 1:34 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago officials are reinstating a principal accused of falsifying student data at an alternative school at a county jail after a district probe found the accusations unsubstantiated. In September, the watchdog in the nation's third-largest district recommended Principal Sharnette...
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