School administration

August 18, 2017 - 12:58 pm
CHURCHILL, Pa. (AP) — Former principal who was placed on leave after state officials published recordings of him threatening to punch a 14-year-old student will likely receive a benefits package for his resignation. Former Woodland Hills High School Principal Kevin Murray's resignation was...
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FILE- In this June 22, 2017 file photo, Carl Paladino, right, walks with his lawyers outside the state Department of Education building in Albany, N.Y. The one-time Republican candidate for New York governor whose insults of Barack and Michelle Obama preceded calls for his ouster from the Buffalo school board has been removed from the post. State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia announced her decision Thursday, Aug. 17, following a five-day hearing in June. School board members lobbied for Paladino's removal after he disclosed information about teacher contract negotiations that were discussed in closed-door sessions. (AP Photo/Mary Esch, File)
August 17, 2017 - 5:29 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — One-time Republican candidate for New York governor Carl Paladino, whose published insults of former President Barack Obama provoked a public uproar, was removed from Buffalo's school board Thursday for improperly discussing teacher contract negotiations. State Education...
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FILE- In this June 22, 2017 file photo, Carl Paladino, right, walks with his lawyers outside the state Department of Education building in Albany, N.Y. The one-time Republican candidate for New York governor whose insults of Barack and Michelle Obama preceded calls for his ouster from the Buffalo school board has been removed from the post. State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia announced her decision Thursday, Aug. 17, following a five-day hearing in June. School board members lobbied for Paladino's removal after he disclosed information about teacher contract negotiations that were discussed in closed-door sessions. (AP Photo/Mary Esch, File)
August 17, 2017 - 2:58 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — One-time Republican candidate for New York governor Carl Paladino, whose published insults of former President Barack Obama provoked a public uproar, was removed from Buffalo's school board Thursday for improperly discussing teacher contract negotiations. State Education...
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August 01, 2017 - 4:01 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The Trump administration's tough talk on crime and the treatment of suspects has left black police officers worried that efforts to repair the fraught relationship between police and minority communities could be derailed. A major black law enforcement group is set to hear Tuesday...
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July 18, 2017 - 5:10 am
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A school board member in North Carolina faces calls for resignation following misdemeanor charges. The Hendersonville Times-News reports the Henderson County Board of Public Education will hold a special meeting July 24 to call for the resignation of Michael Absher. The...
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July 14, 2017 - 5:00 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A panel of judges has upheld a North Carolina law shifting some powers to operate the public schools away from the State Board of Education and to the new school superintendent. The three judges sided with Superintendent Mark Johnson and upheld a law the General Assembly passed...
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June 29, 2017 - 5:26 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Judges deciding a dispute over how North Carolina's schools are run said Thursday that they face a difficult task in ruling on the power balance between legislators, the state school board and the statewide superintendent. The three-judge panel heard oral arguments over a new...
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June 27, 2017 - 4:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida man was sentenced to 5 1/2 years in prison by a judge who said he used a "pyramid of lies" to boost a business that helped criminals process millions of dollars in illegal bitcoin transactions. Anthony Murgio, of Tampa, pleaded guilty earlier this year to conspiracy...
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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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