School administration

June 26, 2017 - 5:00 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Johnson O. Akinleye has been elected the new chancellor at N.C. Central University, where he has served as interim chancellor since January. Akinleye was elected to the position during a special meeting of the UNC Board of Governors on Monday. He was named acting chancellor in...
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The Lighthouse Christian Academy is seen on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in Bloomington, Ind. In its brochure the school promises an exemplary education, a caring atmosphere and a service to God _ but not for everyone. The school reserves the right to deny admission to LGBT students because it views their lifestyle as immoral. (AP Photo/Brian Slodysko)
June 19, 2017 - 3:43 am
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — The Lighthouse Christian Academy promises to provide an exemplary education, a caring atmosphere and service to God — but not for everyone. The school says in its admissions brochure that it reserves the right to deny admission to LGBT students because their lifestyle is...
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FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2017, file photo, Louisville head coach Rick Pitino looks on as his team falls behind late in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. The NCAA suspended Pitino, Thursday, June 15, 2017, for five ACC games following sex scandal investigation. A former men's basketball staffer is alleged to have hired strippers to entertain players and recruits. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin, File)
June 15, 2017 - 1:28 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The NCAA has suspended Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino for five Atlantic Coast Conference games following its sex scandal investigation. The governing body also handed down other penalties Thursday, including placing the basketball program on four years' probation,...
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FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2017, file photo, Louisville head coach Rick Pitino looks on as his team falls behind late in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. The NCAA suspended Pitino, Thursday, June 15, 2017, for five ACC games following sex scandal investigation. A former men's basketball staffer is alleged to have hired strippers to entertain players and recruits. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin, File)
June 15, 2017 - 12:45 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The NCAA has suspended Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino for five Atlantic Coast Conference games following its sex scandal investigation. The governing body also Thursday placed the basketball program on four years' probation, vacated wins in which ineligible players...
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FILE - In this May 26, 2016 file photo filmmaker Steven Spielberg, left, speaks with Harvard President Drew Faust, right, while sitting for a photograph before Harvard University commencement exercises, in Cambridge, Mass. President Faust, who was the first woman to lead Harvard University, announced Wednesday, June 14, 2017, that she will leave her post after the upcoming academic year saying in a letter "it will be the right time for the transition to Harvard's next chapter, led by a new president." (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
June 14, 2017 - 5:00 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Nearly a decade after she became Harvard University's first female president, Drew Faust is making plans to step down. Faust, 69, announced Wednesday that she will leave her post at the end of the upcoming school year, which will also mark the end of a major fundraising campaign...
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June 14, 2017 - 12:20 pm
ABBEVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A school district superintendent says he was asked to drop a complaint he made to state police about local officers breaking into a high school and playing basketball in the gym. Abbeville School District Superintendent Jonathan Phipps told The Index Journal of Greenwood (...
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In this Wednesday, May 10, 2017 photo, Dan Albrecht, standing, speaks at a school board meeting in South Burlington Burlington, Vt., about plans to change the South Burlington High School nickname. A move to change the nickname to be more inclusive has sparked death threats and likely contributed to the defeat of two school budgets in a community that supports education. The school board voted unanimously in February to drop the "Rebel" team name because of previous connections to the Confederacy. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)
May 14, 2017 - 3:57 pm
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A move to change a high school team name to be more inclusive has sparked death threats, a stalking charge and likely contributed to the defeat of the school budget twice in a Vermont community that has long supported education. The South Burlington School Board voted...
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May 14, 2017 - 2:52 pm
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A move to change a high school team name to be more inclusive has sparked death threats, a stalking charge and likely contributed to the defeat of the school budget twice in a Vermont community that has long supported education. The South Burlington School Board voted...
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FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2016, file photo, a poster featuring photos of Nisa Mickens and Kayla Cuevas is part of a memorial near the spot where their bodies were found in Brentwood, N.Y. Now, Nisa's father, Rob Mickens, has become an advocate. His daughter's death pushed the nurse's aide into running for school board in an effort to change the school culture and stop the tide of violence that has claimed the lives of 11 people, mostly teenagers, since the school year began. (AP Photo/Claudia Torrens, File)
May 07, 2017 - 11:21 am
BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — Robert Mickens was just a regular dad who went to his daughter's high school basketball games in their New York town, worried about whether she studied enough and sometimes got on her case for spending too much time gabbing with her friends. Everything changed in September...
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May 01, 2017 - 10:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is ready to roll back some nutrition standards for federally subsidized school meals, reversing elements of first lady Michelle Obama's healthy eating initiative. In his first major act in the Cabinet, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is planning an...
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