Tag: School administration

University pauses building renaming to mark slave sale date

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — When Wake Forest University's president announced a new name for a building honoring a slave-owner, he framed it as part of...

Judge: Iowa school leader improperly kept kids out of school

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DES MOINES, Iowa — The leader of Iowa’s largest school district violated his duty by not complying with a law intended to ensure students...

Suit alleging admissions discrimination moves forward in Va.

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A federal judge ruled Friday that a parents' group can move forward with a lawsuit alleging that new admissions policies at...

Chicago mayor faces dashed hopes of her backers

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CHICAGO — Lori Lightfoot had her work cut out for her when she became mayor of Chicago in 2019, running as a progressive Democrat...

Virus dispute could force Iowa schools leader out of job

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DES MOINES, Iowa — Like superintendents across the U.S., the leader of Iowa’s largest school system has faced plenty of criticism from parents, politicians...

Texas hires 1st Black director of Longhorn marching band

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AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas has hired the first Black director of the Longhorn marching band one month after it announced the...

Stanford can retain 11 teams that were scheduled to be cut

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STANFORD, Calif. — Wrestling, synchronized swimming, men’s volleyball and eight other varsity sports at Stanford that were scheduled to be eliminated will be able...

Colleges form alliance to support student-designed learning

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At a convention on the future of learning in 2019, a handful of voices stood out to Philomena Mantella. ...

South Bend school suspends teacher over Right to Life talk

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SOUTH BEND, Ind. — A northern Indiana school district has suspended a teacher who invited a representative of an anti-abortion group to speak during...

Schools ditch student mask requirements in growing numbers

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As a lengthy, bitter fight over mask requirements for students neared its conclusion, the chairperson of a Florida school board announced that she would...