School administration

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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April 10, 2019 - 6:03 pm
Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: April 9. The Post and Courier on selling reactor parts: Gov. Henry McMaster and lawmakers should demand that Santee Cooper and Westinghouse Electric Co. set aside their legal differences to take advantage of a time-sensitive chance to sell tens of...
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April 10, 2019 - 4:23 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona lawmakers were poised Wednesday to begin the process of repealing a 1991 law that bars HIV and AIDS instruction that "promotes a homosexual lifestyle" following the filing of a lawsuit by LGBT groups. The planned action in the state House comes a day after Republican Attorney...
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President Donald Trump speaks before signing an executive order on "improving free inquiry, transparency, and accountability on campus" in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 21, 2019 - 9:37 pm
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday requiring U.S. colleges to protect free speech on their campuses or risk losing federal research funding. The new order directs federal agencies to ensure that any college or university receiving research grants agrees to promote free speech...
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FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2014 file photo, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol Folt listens during a special joint meeting of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors and the UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees in Chapel Hill, N.C. The University of Southern California has announced a new president to usher in "a new era." The university said Wednesday, March 20, 2019 that Folt will become the university's 12th president. The announcement comes a week after news broke of a massive college bribery scandal involving USC and other universities across the country. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
March 20, 2019 - 7:13 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the naming of a new University of Southern California president (all times local): 4 p.m. Students say they hope the University of Southern California's new president is transparent about recent scandals plaguing the school. Carol Folt was introduced as president on...
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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2017 file photo, Ivanka Trump stands before President Donald Trump signs a memorandum to expand access to STEM, science technology engineering and math, education, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration on Monday proposed new limits on federal student loans taken out by parents and graduate students as part of a broader plan to curb the cost of college. White House officials included the plan in a list of suggested changes to the Higher Education Act, a sweeping federal law that governs student lending and is in the process of getting its first overhaul from Congress in more than a decade. Ivanka Trump, the daughter and adviser of President Donald Trump, unveiled the plan at a meeting of the National Council for the American Worker, an advisory group created last July that Ivanka helps lead. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 18, 2019 - 6:00 pm
The Trump administration on Monday proposed new limits on federal student loans taken out by parents and graduate students as part of a broader proposal to curb the cost of college. White House officials included the plan in a list of suggested changes to the Higher Education Act, a sweeping...
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