School administration

January 16, 2019 - 6:34 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University's interim President John Engler says in 11-page resignation letter than he'll quit in a week.
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2014, file photo, Oneonta's Abby Blackwood, left, shoots over Charles Henderson's Maori Davenport in a girls' Class 4A state basketball semifinal, in Birmingham, Ala. Alabama high school officials are defending the season-long suspension of a top girls basketball player over money she received from USA Basketball. Charles Henderson High School senior and Rutgers signee Maori Davenport was ruled ineligible this season on Nov. 30 after receiving an $857.20 check from USA Basketball for "lost wages". She represented the organization in a tournament in Mexico City over the summer.(AP Photo/Hal Yeager, File)
January 07, 2019 - 7:28 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — One of the nation's top girls high school basketball players appears likely to remain benched for her entire senior season after spending part of last summer playing with USA Basketball. Maori Davenport, who received an $857.20 check from USA Basketball that was later repaid...
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Bicycles are parked outside Tamaqua Area High School in Tamaqua, Pa., Friday, Jan. 4, 2019. Parents are going to court to block the Tamaqua Area School District from allowing teachers to carry guns in school. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
January 04, 2019 - 4:49 pm
TAMAQUA, Pa. (AP) — Parents are going to court to block a Pennsylvania school district from allowing teachers to carry guns in school, the latest flashpoint in a debate playing out in many states over whether it's wise to arm educators to protect students from mass shooters. The district in Tamaqua...
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FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2018, file photo, police stand guard after the confederate statue known as Silent Sam was toppled by protesters on campus at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C. Leaders of North Carolina’s flagship university are meeting to decide the fate of a Confederate monument torn down by protesters. The chancellor and trustees of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were finalizing a plan Monday, Dec. 3, for the century-old bronze statue known as “Silent Sam.” (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
December 03, 2018 - 8:36 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's flagship university proposed Monday to move a toppled Confederate statue into a new $5 million building on the outskirts of campus, seeking to balance security with strict state historical laws in a move that prompted a crowd of chanting demonstrators to...
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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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