School administration

FILE - In this July 8, 2014 file photo, an Everest Institute sign is seen in a office building in Silver Spring, Md. Students who attended for-profit colleges filed more than 98 percent of the requests for student loan forgiveness alleging fraud by their schools, according to an analysis of Education Department data published Thursday, Nov. 9. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
November 09, 2017 - 12:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Students who attended for-profit colleges filed more than 98 percent of the requests for student loan forgiveness alleging fraud by their schools, according to an analysis of Education Department data published Thursday. The study by The Century Foundation represents the most...
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November 05, 2017 - 11:37 am
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Three weeks after North Carolina's flagship public university escaped NCAA penalties and closed an academic fraud case, the school's athletic director is getting a $1 million compensation boost. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports the university system's governing...
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November 03, 2017 - 7:29 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State University is stepping up police patrols and taking other safety measures following a spate of racial incidents that culminated this week when a black man's car parked near campus was scrawled with racist graffiti. School officials are also reviewing the need for...
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October 26, 2017 - 8:51 pm
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A University of North Dakota journalism professor said Thursday he's quitting because the school would not let him conduct seminars on the Dakota Access oil pipeline protest. Mark Trahant said he was put in charge of a journalism lecture series and proposed two pipeline protest...
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October 25, 2017 - 5:12 pm
Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: ___ Oct. 22 The Island Packet of Hilton Head Island on free speech in democracy in the context of a school board: Something is terribly wrong when a school board member is told she cannot speak publicly about the school superintendent — unless,...
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October 24, 2017 - 4:13 pm
GLASSBORO, N.J. (AP) — The president of a New Jersey university is using his culinary skills and his hot sauces to help raise money for student scholarships. Rowan University president Ali Houshmand has been making hot sauces for years. He began doing it in his free time, providing the sauces to...
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October 21, 2017 - 6:07 pm
SHORT PUMP, Va. (AP) — A middle school football team in Virginia has forfeited the remainder of its season after players made a racially insensitive video. The video posted on Snapchat shows football players simulating sex acts on their black peers, WWBT-TV reported. The images are overlaid with...
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October 20, 2017 - 5:08 pm
GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) — After pushing back school start time, the Greenwich school board is gearing up to revive a nearly two-decade-old legal battle to expand lighting at its athletic fields. The Greenwich Board of Education voted Thursday to prepare for litigation to modify court restrictions on...
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Acting University of Louisville President Dr. Greg Postel responds to questions following the University Board of Trustees meeting, Wednesday, Oct.. 18, 2017, in Louisville, Ky. In a 10-3 vote, the board terminated Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
October 18, 2017 - 7:44 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Tom Jurich was loyal to the coaches he hired at Louisville almost to a fault, supporting them through good and bad times during 20 years as the Cardinals athletic director. None more than men's basketball coach Rick Pitino. Jurich and Pitino faced many embarrassing...
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Kennesaw State University cheerleaders, from left to right, Shlondra Young, Tommia Dean and Kennedy Town stand outside the student center on the school's campus in Kennesaw, Ga., Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. The three are part of a group of cheerleaders from the Georgia college that say they'll take a knee in the stadium tunnel when the national anthem is played at Saturday's homecoming game since their university moved them off the field after an earlier demonstration. (AP Photo/Jeff Martin)
October 18, 2017 - 6:20 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A powerful lawmaker texted a Georgia sheriff and recounted with pride how the two pressured a university president to take action after black cheerleaders knelt during the national anthem at a football game. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution obtained the text messages under Georgia's...
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