School administration

September 29, 2017 - 8:11 am
DALLAS, Pa. (AP) — Teachers in a northeastern Pennsylvania school board have been on strike for a week, and now some parents forming their own picket line, too. Parents in the Dallas School District planned to picket from 10 a.m. to noon Friday. The parents aren't taking sides but are, instead,...
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September 29, 2017 - 12:06 am
CASTLETON, Vt. (AP) — A former college president from Pennsylvania is going to become the next president of Vermont's Castleton University. The trustees of the Vermont State College System voted unanimously Thursday to appoint Karen Scolforo as the next Castleton president. Scolforo will succeed...
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September 28, 2017 - 9:07 am
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) — A high school in the Pittsburgh suburbs has put an unnamed assistant coach on leave while it investigates a report he engaged in "inappropriate behavior" with a former student. West Mifflin School District Superintendent Daniel Castagna (kah-STAN'-yah isn't naming the coach...
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September 18, 2017 - 6:14 am
EAGLEVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania school district has canceled classes after contract negotiations with teachers broke down and the union decided to strike. Teachers in the Methacton School District in Montgomery County walked off the job Monday after failing to reach an agreement with the...
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September 16, 2017 - 11:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The seminary at the Catholic University of America has canceled a talk by a popular Jesuit writer who urges compassion for LGBT people. The seminary in the nation's capital is citing a social media backlash to the work of the Rev. James Martin. Martin's latest book — "Building...
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September 14, 2017 - 3:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former top CIA official has abruptly resigned as a senior fellow at Harvard University over the school's decision to hire Chelsea Manning, who was convicted of leaking classified information. Mike Morell, former deputy director and acting director of the CIA, sent a resignation...
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August 31, 2017 - 3:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday picked a former official at an embattled for-profit university to head the agency's unit investigating fraud at for-profit colleges, prompting criticism that the Trump administration was promoting industry interests. Since taking office...
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In this photo taken May 13, 2017, President Donald Trump stands with Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. in Lynchburg, Va. Falwell, and an early backer of Trump, said the president had made a “bold truthful statement” about the demonstration. Falwell said the president’s remarks were a clear repudiation of white supremacists, Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
August 21, 2017 - 5:50 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Some graduates of Liberty University say they're returning their diplomas to the evangelical school to denounce President Jerry Falwell Jr.'s latest show of support for Donald Trump. Falwell dismissed the protest on Monday, telling The Associated Press that it's "all just...
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August 18, 2017 - 3:08 pm
CHURCHILL, Pa. (AP) — A former principal who was placed on leave after state officials published recordings of him threatening to punch a 14-year-old student will likely receive a benefits package for his resignation. Former Woodland Hills High School Principal Kevin Murray's resignation was...
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August 18, 2017 - 12:58 pm
CHURCHILL, Pa. (AP) — Former principal who was placed on leave after state officials published recordings of him threatening to punch a 14-year-old student will likely receive a benefits package for his resignation. Former Woodland Hills High School Principal Kevin Murray's resignation was...
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