School administration

Les Lilly, center, walks by a Douglas County, Colo., Sheriffs Department officer after Lilly spoke during a Douglas County School Board meeting Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, in Castle Rock, Colo. A new anti-voucher majority on the board was set to eliminate a program enacted by an earlier conservative-dominated board to help public school students attend secular and religious schools with taxpayer-funded vouchers. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
December 04, 2017 - 10:01 pm
CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — A new anti-voucher majority on a suburban Denver school district board voted Monday night to eliminate a program enacted by an earlier conservative-dominated board to help public school students attend secular and religious schools with taxpayer-funded vouchers. The...
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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2008, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs coach Herm Edwards watches the team's NFL football game against the Denver Broncos in Denver. A person with direct knowledge of the plan has told The Associated Press that Edwards is in line to become Arizona State's next coach, pending approval of the university president. The official spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity Wednesday night, Nov. 29, 2017, because the deal and official announcement are still being finalized. Edwards has not coached since 2008, when he was fired after a 2-14 season with the Chiefs. He also coached the New York Jets from 2001-05 and has spent the last nine years as an analyst for ESPN. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
November 30, 2017 - 12:16 am
A person with direct knowledge of the plan has told The Associated Press that former NFL coach Herm Edwards is in line to become Arizona State's next coach, pending approval of the university president. The official spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity Wednesday night because the deal and...
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October 30, 2017 - 7:33 am
HERNDON, Va. (AP) — Strayer Education is tying up with Capella Education in a deal worth about $1.9 billion under an administration that looks much more favorably at non-profit schools that had come under a harsher spotlight in recent years. The two schools, however, stood out from others mired in...
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October 26, 2017 - 8:51 pm
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A University of North Dakota journalism professor said Thursday he's quitting because the school would not let him conduct seminars on the Dakota Access oil pipeline protest. Mark Trahant said he was put in charge of a journalism lecture series and proposed two pipeline protest...
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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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