Tag: School administration

Frederick S. Humphries, former FAMU president, dies at 85

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Former Florida A&M University president Frederick S. Humphries, whose 16 years of leadership at the school are often referred to as...

Elite school accepts more blacks and Hispanics, fewer Asians

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FALLS CHURCH, Va. — A premier public high school in northern Virginia has dramatically increased the number of Black and Hispanic students offered admission...

Iowa county shifts eponym from slave-owning VP to Black dean

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — Iowa’s most liberal county is no longer named for a slave-owning U.S. vice president and instead will honor a trailblazing...

Southern Baptist leader wants to ‘iron out our differences’

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(RNS) — The Southern Baptist Convention has trouble with a capital T — and that stands for trust. ...

Teachers wary of new laws limiting instruction on race

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — As middle school teacher Brittany Paschall assembled a lesson plan on the history of the Negro Baseball Leagues, she wondered how...

Judge reinstates teacher suspended for transgender remark

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FALLS CHURCH, Va. — A judge on Tuesday ordered a northern Virginia school system to reinstate a suspended gym teacher who spoke out at...

Coaches ousted after player says he was forced to eat pork

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CANTON, Ohio — The head football coach at an Ohio high school and six other coaches there have been ousted after a football player...

Peruvians to pick new president amid relentless pandemic

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LIMA, Peru — Amid an unrelenting coronavirus pandemic that has overwhelmed cemeteries, Peruvian voters will choose Sunday between a political novice who has scared...

Florida board renames schools honoring Confederate leaders

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A Florida school board has voted to rename six schools named for Confederate leaders, but will keep three others named for...

URI weighs revoking honorary degree from ex-Trump adviser

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SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — The University of Rhode Island is weighing whether to revoke an honorary degree bestowed years ago to Michael Flynn, a...