School administration

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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October 17, 2017 - 3:51 pm
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota athletic director Brian Faison said Tuesday he is retiring at the end of December after guiding the program through the transition to NCAA Division I athletics and the decision to drop the Fighting Sioux nickname after criticism that it was insensitive to American...
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October 14, 2017 - 3:42 pm
FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — A former school board member in South Carolina has apologized for sending an email where he called African-American board members "darkies." But one black Florence School District One member says that is not enough and he wants a state and federal investigation into possible...
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October 14, 2017 - 3:40 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The University of Maryland announced Saturday that Kevin Anderson remains the school's athletic director, despite reports he has been fired. On the Twitter site "UMD Right Now," the school tweeted: "University Statement: Kevin Anderson is UMD Athletic Director. Media...
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October 06, 2017 - 5:10 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin System leaders approved a policy Friday that calls for suspending and expelling students who disrupt campus speeches and presentations, saying students need to listen to all sides of issues and arguments. The Board of Regents adopted the language on a...
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October 04, 2017 - 2:15 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — University of Nebraska-Omaha athletic director Trev Alberts has turned down an interview for the vacant athletic director's job at Nebraska. Alberts wrote in an email to the Omaha athletic department staff Wednesday that the Nebraska search firm contacted him and that after "...
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October 03, 2017 - 2:44 am
MAPLE HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — The superintendent of a suburban Cleveland school district who was caught on video at a high school football game pulling down the pants of the school board vice president has been suspended. Maple Heights School Board President Pamela Crews says Superintendent Charles...
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FILE- In this Sept. 19, 2017 file photo, rescue workers search for children trapped inside the collapsed Enrique Rebsamen school in Mexico City. Authorities said that the owner of the privately owned Enrique Rebsamen school built an apartment for herself on top of the collapsed wing, which local media said included a Jacuzzi, and were looking into whether the extra weight may have played a role in the collapse. (AP Photo/Carlos Cisneros, File)
September 27, 2017 - 12:05 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — On paper at least, the Mexico City school appeared to be structurally sound and built to withstand a major earthquake. But it collapsed, killing 26 people, most of them children. And now authorities are looking into whether an apartment reportedly built on top of the two-story...
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