School boards

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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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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In this Wednesday, May 10, 2017 photo, Dan Albrecht, standing, speaks at a school board meeting in South Burlington Burlington, Vt., about plans to change the South Burlington High School nickname. A move to change the nickname to be more inclusive has sparked death threats and likely contributed to the defeat of two school budgets in a community that supports education. The school board voted unanimously in February to drop the "Rebel" team name because of previous connections to the Confederacy. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)
May 14, 2017 - 3:57 pm
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A move to change a high school team name to be more inclusive has sparked death threats, a stalking charge and likely contributed to the defeat of the school budget twice in a Vermont community that has long supported education. The South Burlington School Board voted...
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May 14, 2017 - 2:52 pm
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A move to change a high school team name to be more inclusive has sparked death threats, a stalking charge and likely contributed to the defeat of the school budget twice in a Vermont community that has long supported education. The South Burlington School Board voted...
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FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2016, file photo, a poster featuring photos of Nisa Mickens and Kayla Cuevas is part of a memorial near the spot where their bodies were found in Brentwood, N.Y. Now, Nisa's father, Rob Mickens, has become an advocate. His daughter's death pushed the nurse's aide into running for school board in an effort to change the school culture and stop the tide of violence that has claimed the lives of 11 people, mostly teenagers, since the school year began. (AP Photo/Claudia Torrens, File)
May 07, 2017 - 11:21 am
BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — Robert Mickens was just a regular dad who went to his daughter's high school basketball games in their New York town, worried about whether she studied enough and sometimes got on her case for spending too much time gabbing with her friends. Everything changed in September...
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