School administration

November 25, 2018 - 3:46 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State University President John Thrasher is calling a fan's social media post depicting football coach Willie Taggart getting lynched "ignorant and despicable." FSU ended a disappointing first season under Taggart with a loss Saturday to in-state rival the...
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 19, 2018, file photo, former New York City Mayor and United Nations Special Envoy for Climate Action Michael Bloomberg speaks at World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, in Washington. Bloomberg is donating $1.8 billion to his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University. Bloomberg and the Baltimore university said Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, that the gift is the largest ever to any education institution in the U.S. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
November 18, 2018 - 5:53 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Sunday he's donating $1.8 billion to his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University, to boost financial aid for low- and middle-income students. The Baltimore university said the contribution — the largest ever to any education...
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University of Louisville athletic director Vince Tyra speaks to the media during a news conference in Louisville, Ky., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. Tyra announced the termination of head football coach Bobby Petrino, along with three of his assistants. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
November 11, 2018 - 4:26 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville's seven-game skid was bad enough. Worse were the large margins of defeat and opponents' apparent ease in lighting up the scoreboard. That combination spelled the end of coach Bobby Petrino's second chapter with the Cardinals. Louisville fired Petrino on Sunday...
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File - In this June 7, 2016 file photo, voters cast ballots in voting booths at City Hall in San Francisco. San Francisco will become the first city in California and one of only a handful nationwide to allow noncitizens to vote in a local election in November. They’re only allowed to vote in the school board race. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
October 23, 2018 - 2:46 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco will become the largest city in the United States and one of only a handful nationwide to allow noncitizens, including people in the country illegally, to vote in a local election in November. They are only allowed to vote in the city school board race, and the...
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September 22, 2018 - 12:40 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A white Texas school superintendent who posted online that "You can't count on a black quarterback" in reference to Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson has resigned. In a letter Saturday to the Onalaska Independent School District board, Lynn Redden says his comment posted...
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This Sept. 20, 2017 photo shows "Prospector Pete" statue at California State University, Long Beach, Calif. The school will be ousting its "Prospector Pete" statue because of the impact the 1849 gold rush had on indigenous people. A statement on the university website says the gold rush was "a time in history when the indigenous peoples of California endured subjugation, violence and threats of genocide." (Thomas R. Cordova/The Orange County Register via AP)
September 21, 2018 - 4:19 pm
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — California State University, Long Beach, will move its half-century-old "Prospector Pete" statue away from a prominent place on campus because of the impact the 1849 gold rush had on indigenous people. A statement on the university website said the gold rush was "a time in...
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FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2018, file photo, Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) listens to head coach Bill O'Brien before an NFL preseason football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo. The Texans fired back at an East Texas school superintendent who wrote: "You can't count on a black quarterback," in the comment section of an online news article where he was criticizing Watson. O 'Brien called the comments “outdated, inaccurate, ignorant and idiotic.” Watson said he didn't waste time worrying about the post. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga, File)
September 19, 2018 - 3:41 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans fired back Wednesday at an East Texas school superintendent who wrote: "You can't count on a black quarterback," in the comment section of an online news article where he was criticizing quarterback Deshaun Watson. Lynn Redden is superintendent of the Onalaska...
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September 18, 2018 - 5:24 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — An East Texas school superintendent who wrote "You can't count on a black quarterback" in the comment section of an online news article says he thought it was a private message. Lynn Redden is superintendent of the Onalaska Independent School District in the Piney Woods, about 75...
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September 13, 2018 - 5:13 pm
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington State University officials investigated allegations of sexual harassment against staff member and former football star Jason Gesser and found no violations of school policy, school President Kirk Schulz and Director of Athletics Pat Chun said Thursday. Schulz and...
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August 29, 2018 - 10:54 am
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State University says athletic director Jeff Tingey has been fired. School President Kevin Satterlee on Tuesday told the Idaho State Journal that Tingey's removal does not involve any scandal or violation. Tingey will receive his $150,000 annual salary until his...
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