School administration

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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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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