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UMaine faculty, students want consequences for chancellor

May. 24, 2022 13:03 PM EDT

AGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Many faculty members and students say the resignation of an incoming administrator isn't enough to satisfy concerns about the leadership of the University of Maine System. Faculty at University of Maine at Augusta and two other public universities previously...

Maine university president withdraws after hiring complaints

May. 23, 2022 15:21 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The incoming president of a public university in Maine has voluntarily withdrawn from his position amid complaints from faculty members about his hiring. Michael Laliberte was set to start as president of University of Maine at Augusta on Aug. 1. He was the...

University of Maine trustees consider Malloy's fate

May. 22, 2022 09:47 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The fate of University of Maine Chancellor Dannel Malloy is on the agenda as trustees meet over the next two days in Portland. Malloy was hired in Maine three years ago after serving two terms as governor of Connecticut. His contract, which includes a...

3 finalists in running to lead SW Louisiana school district

May. 21, 2022 10:18 AM EDT

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — The finalists to lead a southwest Louisiana school district have been named. In the running for the Calcasieu Parish superintendent's position are Stanton Lawrence, assistant superintendent of administration for the Victoria Independent School District in...

Hawaii Board of Education selects Hayashi for superintendent

May. 20, 2022 16:48 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Board of Education has selected the former principal of Waipahu High School to be the next superintendent of the state's public schools. The board voted 8-1 Thursday to select Keith Hayashi, who has been interim superintendent since August. ...

Loudoun school board sues in effort to halt grand jury work

May. 20, 2022 14:42 PM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Loudoun County School Board has asked for a temporary injunction that would halt the work of a grand jury convened as part of an ongoing state investigation into the district. The board filed a civil complaint Thursday arguing that the grand jury is being...

Bill bans school property tax increases from reassessments

May. 18, 2022 19:09 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — State lawmakers are considering legislation to prohibit local school boards from taking advantage of court-ordered property reassessments in Delaware’s three counties to increase school district taxes. Under current law, if a county conducts a general...

Gay student says school stopping run for student leadership

May. 18, 2022 13:51 PM EDT

BUNNELL, Fla. (AP) — A 17-year-old gay student who was suspended for leading protests at his high school against Florida's so-called Don't Say Gay legislation says school administrators are now stopping him from running for senior class president. Because of the disciplinary...

2-term schools chief loses in Idaho GOP primary race

May. 18, 2022 11:49 AM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The former president of the Idaho State Board of Education has defeated the incumbent superintendent of public instruction in the GOP primary. Debbie Critchfield defeated Sherri Ybarra as well as former state Sen. Branden Durst in a race called Wednesday...

Fairmont State University president to step down in December

May. 18, 2022 11:33 AM EDT

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) — Fairmont State University President Mirta Martin plans to step down from her position later this year. Martin, who was named president in 2018, said in a letter Tuesday that she won't seek an extension of her contract when it ends in December, news outlets...