School administration

May 15, 2019 - 4:34 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina university says it is forming a commission to address allegations of racism. The Winston-Salem Journal reports Wake Forest University President Nathan Hatch announced in a letter posted this week the formation of the President's Commission on Race, Equity...
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May 14, 2019 - 1:26 pm
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Columbus Technical College President Lorette M. Hoover is retiring next month. The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports Hoover's retirement is effective June 30. Hoover has served as president for six years, since July 1, 2013. She has been employed with the Technical College...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, May 13, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 13, 2019 - 11:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration wants to shift money for Pell Grants for college education to fund new spending, including a $1.6 billion bump for NASA to return American astronauts to the moon by 2024. Under a budget amendment sent to Congress Monday evening, the administration would...
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May 11, 2019 - 2:35 pm
Good afternoon! Here's a look at how AP's news coverage is shaping up today in the Deep South. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to: The Atlanta AP Bureau at 404-522-8971 or apatlanta@ap.org The Columbia AP Bureau at 803-799-5510 or apcolumbia@ap.org The...
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May 11, 2019 - 12:40 pm
GAFFNEY, S.C. (AP) — The Cherokee County School District board of trustees has narrowed its superintendent search to three finalists. The Spartanburg Herald-Journal reports the finalists announced Friday are Cynthia Ambrose, the deputy superintendent for learning services in the Charleston County...
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May 10, 2019 - 5:58 pm
PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California school district has placed four teachers on administrative leave after a photo surfaced showing the group smiling as one held a small noose in a classroom. Palmdale School District Superintendent Raul Maldonado said in a statement this week that he is...
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May 09, 2019 - 4:51 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — In a story May 8 about a school safety bill signed by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, The Associated Press reported that the bill takes effect immediately. While nearly all of the recommendations made by a commission formed after a mass shooting at a Parkland high school took...
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May 03, 2019 - 1:51 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The school district of Fulton County, Georgia, has picked a new superintendent. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the board voted Thursday to hire Mike Looney, the current superintendent of Williamson County Schools in Franklin, Tennessee. The district has offered Looney a...
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May 02, 2019 - 1:59 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina General Assembly honors University of South Carolina President Harris Pastides (Pas-TEE-Dees) who is retiring after more than 10 years of service leading the university. Legislators recognized Pastides Thursday on the floor of both the House and Senate...
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April 22, 2019 - 2:26 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The College Board in Mississippi says its preferred candidate to become the next president of Alcorn State University is an experienced administrator who earned her undergraduate degree from the school. The board announced Monday that the candidate is Felecia M. Nave . She has...
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