School administration

President Donald Trump speaks during a "Salute to Service" dinner, Tuesday, July 3, 2018, in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 04, 2018 - 9:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said the government would no longer encourage schools to use race as a factor in the admissions process, rescinding Obama-era guidance meant to promote diversity among students. The shift announced Tuesday gives colleges the federal government's blessing...
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Musician Annie Lennox poses for the medial before she was installed as the new Chancellor of the Glasgow Caledonian University, in Glasgow, Scotland, Monday, July 2, 2018. (Jane Barlow/PA via AP)
July 02, 2018 - 2:55 pm
LONDON (AP) — Singer-songwriter Annie Lennox has been made chancellor of Scotland's Glasgow Caledonian University, becoming the first woman to occupy the ceremonial post. Lennox, who had critical and popular success during the 1980s as the voice of British duo The Eurythmics, said Monday she was "...
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June 27, 2018 - 12:43 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The tumultuous era of Michigan State University interim president John Engler is expected to come to an end next summer. The university's governing board revealed the timeline Wednesday for selecting Engler's replacement. By June 2019, the university will announce its next...
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In this April 6, 2018 photo Augustana University President Stephanie Herseth Sandlin introduces Josh Morton as the new Director of Athletics at a news conference at Augustana University in Sioux Falls, S.D. Many supporters of Augustana University hope to see the school move from Division II to Division I athletics. Three other schools in the Dakotas have been successful in moving up to Division I in recent years. (Briana Sanchez/The Argus Leader via AP)/The Argus Leader via AP)
June 24, 2018 - 11:00 am
Perhaps the biggest proponent of taking a small private university in South Dakota into the realm of big-time college athletics is a longtime hospital administrator who thinks as big as his 6-foot-6 frame. Sanford CEO Kelby Krabbenhoft, who has raised hundreds of millions of dollars and schmoozed...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2018 file photo, Michigan State University's interim president John Engler speaks with reporters after appearing at a legislative hearing in Lansing, Mich. A letter signed by at least 120 victims sexual abuse by former sports doctor Larry Nassar on Tuesday, June 19, urged Michigan State University’s governing board to oust Engler, saying he had reinforced a “culture of abuse” at the school. (AP Photo/David Eggert, File)
June 19, 2018 - 3:59 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A letter signed by at least 130 sexual abuse victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar on Tuesday urged Michigan State University's governing board to oust interim president John Engler, saying he has reinforced a "culture of abuse" at the school. The women and girls issued...
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FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2018 file photo, media stand around Michigan State trustee Brian Mosallam as he speaks after a special Michigan State University board of trustees meeting on campus in East Lansing, Mich. Mosallam is asking interim school president John Engler to resign immediately. Mosallam released a statement Friday, June 15 saying the crisis on campus related to Larry Nassar will not settle until Engler steps down. (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP, File)
June 15, 2018 - 11:27 am
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on calls for interim Michigan State University president John Engler to resign (all times local): 10:50 a.m. Interim Michigan State University President John Engler is not caving to calls from board trustees and legislators for him to resign. After two trustees...
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In this June 5, 2018, photo, mathematics teacher Heather LaBelle, seated, shows Roger Baker how to gather signatures for the Invest in Education Act, a proposal to raise money on high earners to fund public education in Phoenix, Ariz. LaBelle, like many of the teachers in the #RedforEd movement that triggered a six-day statewide teacher walkout, says while improving teacher pay is one step toward better schools, more funding is needed for public education. (AP Photo/Melissa Daniels)
June 08, 2018 - 2:16 am
PHOENIX (AP) — On a hot Arizona evening under a park pavilion, math teacher Heather LaBelle handed out petitions for a ballot initiative that would increase taxes on wealthy residents to get funding for schools. Later that night, her school board voted to give her and her fellow teachers an average...
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June 05, 2018 - 12:53 pm
ANSONIA, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut city's board of education says its schools may have to close nearly two weeks early amid a dispute over funding. An attorney for Ansonia's Board of Education says it will be half a million dollars short of what it needs to meet payroll obligations because of city...
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May 21, 2018 - 12:03 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas fired athletic director Sheahon Zenger on Monday, with Chancellor Douglas Girod noting "progress has been elusive" in some areas other than the storied Jayhawks men's basketball program. The chancellor said Zenger had been a "loyal Jayhawk" and that...
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May 16, 2018 - 9:38 pm
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey school board member has been caught on camera cursing at a police officer who pulled her over for speeding and calling the local police chief "a skinhead cop." South Orange-Maplewood School Board Member Stephanie Lawson-Muhammad can be heard using profanity...
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