School administration

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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June 21, 2017 - 1:33 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's lowest-performing school district is arguing the state unconstitutionally took over its schools. The Allendale County school board filed a lawsuit Wednesday against state Education Superintendent Molly Spearman and legislative leaders. The lawsuit comes two...
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June 21, 2017 - 1:27 am
WALL, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump is weighing in on a New Jersey school district where yearbooks were altered to remove three students' references to him. The Asbury Park Press reports ( http://on.app.com/2rTzZVb ) Trump posted a letter to his Facebook page Monday, thanking Wall High School...
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The Lighthouse Christian Academy is seen on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in Bloomington, Ind. In its brochure the school promises an exemplary education, a caring atmosphere and a service to God _ but not for everyone. The school reserves the right to deny admission to LGBT students because it views their lifestyle as immoral. (AP Photo/Brian Slodysko)
June 19, 2017 - 3:43 am
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — The Lighthouse Christian Academy promises to provide an exemplary education, a caring atmosphere and service to God — but not for everyone. The school says in its admissions brochure that it reserves the right to deny admission to LGBT students because their lifestyle is...
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FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2017, file photo, Louisville head coach Rick Pitino looks on as his team falls behind late in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. The NCAA suspended Pitino, Thursday, June 15, 2017, for five ACC games following sex scandal investigation. A former men's basketball staffer is alleged to have hired strippers to entertain players and recruits. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin, File)
June 15, 2017 - 1:28 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The NCAA has suspended Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino for five Atlantic Coast Conference games following its sex scandal investigation. The governing body also handed down other penalties Thursday, including placing the basketball program on four years' probation,...
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June 06, 2017 - 2:17 am
EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) — Mount St. Mary's University in Maryland has a new president. The university said in a statement that it has selected Army veteran Timothy Trainor to head the university. Trainor had been serving as president of the Emmitsburg school in an interim capacity over the past year...
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May 22, 2017 - 9:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says the Trump administration is proposing "the most ambitious expansion" of school choice in American history. But in a speech Monday night, DeVos is giving little detail on exactly how that proposal would work, other than saying states should be...
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May 19, 2017 - 9:17 am
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri has named a North Carolina State University official as the next dean of its College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. Missouri announced Thursday that Christopher Daubert will become dean on Aug. 1. He will replace Thomas Payne, who retired...
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April 25, 2017 - 11:23 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — One of the nation's largest school districts is defending its campaign to fight Islamophobia and promote understanding of Muslim culture against critics who say it is favoring a religion. Kevin Beiser, vice president of the San Diego Unified School District board, said Tuesday that...
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April 25, 2017 - 4:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — When it comes to music and visual arts, American teenagers could use some help. The National Center for Education Statistics reported Tuesday that in 2016, American eighth graders scored an average 147 in music and 149 in visual arts on a scale of 300. Some 8,800 eighth graders...
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