School administration

March 18, 2019 - 8:58 am
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The chancellor of East Carolina University has announced plans to resign after about three years in the job. The University of North Carolina system issued a news release Monday saying that Chancellor Cecil P. Staton will step down effective May 3. He's slated to remain in...
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U.S. Attorney for District of Massachusetts Andrew Lelling announces indictments in a sweeping college admissions bribery scandal, during a news conference, Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in Boston. Hollywood actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin were charged along with nearly 50 other people Tuesday in a scheme in which wealthy parents bribed college coaches and insiders at testing centers to help get their children into some of the most elite schools in the country, federal prosecutors said. "For every student admitted through fraud, an honest and genuinely talented student was rejected," Lelling said. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
March 13, 2019 - 12:15 am
A college entrance exam policy aimed at helping students with disabilities was exploited to enable cheating in what is being described as the biggest school admissions scandal ever prosecuted by federal authorities, according to court papers made public Tuesday. At least 50 people were charged in...
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March 10, 2019 - 9:40 am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Johnson & Wales University is honoring its new chancellor. The investiture ceremony for Mim Runey is scheduled for Tuesday afternoon at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence. Runey previously served as president of the university's Providence campus and...
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FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2017, file photo, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson is testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Officials say Wilson has resigned. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
March 08, 2019 - 1:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson, once seen as a candidate to succeed Jim Mattis as defense secretary, said Friday she is resigning to become president of the University of Texas at El Paso. A former U.S. House Republican member from New Mexico and graduate of the U.S. Air Force...
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March 03, 2019 - 10:53 am
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest athletic director Ron Wellman is retiring and the school has chosen former Tennessee AD John Currie to replace him. President Nathan Hatch announced the moves Sunday, saying Wellman will retire May 1. Wellman, the longest-tenured AD in Division I, has led Wake...
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March 02, 2019 - 1:47 pm
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — Three finalists have been chosen to fill the superintendent's seat for the Sumter School District. The Sumter School Board says the finalists are Cynthia Ambrose of Charleston County School District; Ronald Hargrave of Scotland County Schools in Laurinburg, North Carolina and...
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February 28, 2019 - 9:59 am
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A professor at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro says school officials don't seem supportive of her plan to work full-time while running for state school superintendent. Education professor Jen Mangrum tells the News & Record of Greensboro that the school was...
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February 19, 2019 - 6:35 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's elected public schools chief is holding up the goal of making the state the best to learn and teach in by 2030. Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson announced on Tuesday evening details of his "NC2030" plan at a Raleigh event attended by educators...
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FILE - In this March 6, 2017, file photo, Gloucester County High School senior Gavin Grimm, a transgender student, listens to a speaker during a news conference in Richmond, Va. Grimm is continuing to sue the Gloucester County School Board in Virginia over a policy that banned him from using the boys' bathrooms. He's now trying to amend the suit to include the matter of his unchanged transcripts. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
February 17, 2019 - 9:03 am
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — For nearly four years, Gavin Grimm has been suing his former school district after it banned him from using the boys bathrooms in high school. Along the way, he's became a national face for transgender rights. His case almost went to the U.S. Supreme Court. He graduated and...
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FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2018, file photo, David Hogg, 18, center right, a survivor of the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Fla., walks in a planned 50-mile march in Worcester, Mass. Hogg, became the most prominent spokesman for March for Our Lives, a group he and other Stoneman Douglas students founded that is pushing for stronger gun laws. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
February 10, 2019 - 10:33 am
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The massacre that left 17 dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School pushed students, parents, officials and others into the national limelight, something most never sought. A look at where some of the most prominent are today: STUDENTS EMMA GONZALEZ -- Gonzalez, 19, became...
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