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Oregon school district loses COVID funds for ditching masks

Jan. 26, 2022 17:55 PM EST

ALSEA, Ore. (AP) — A western Oregon school board in a small, rural district that voted to defy state mask-wearing requirements will lose federal COVID-19 relief funds, according to the Oregon Department of Education. Department of Education Director Colt Gill wrote to Alsea School...

Providence names Steven Napolillo its athletic director

Jan. 26, 2022 16:04 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence has named Steven Napolillo its next athletic director, the school's president, the Rev. Kenneth R. Sicard, announced Wednesday. Napolillo succeeds Bob Driscoll, who announced last week that he would retire after serving as the Friars’ AD for 21...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Jan. 26, 2022 14:41 PM EST

Tampa Bay Times. January 21, 2022. Editorial: Florida’s rental aid program falls short The federally-funded housing assistance had a worthy goal — to keep American renters hit hard by the pandemic from being evicted onto the streets. But as Catherine Owens of...

Missouri panel OKs recall options for school board members

Jan. 26, 2022 12:49 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A bill establishing a recall procedure for local school board members advanced out of a Missouri House committee Tuesday as that bill and others targeting school boards have gained early momentum. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the bills come...

House committee approves bill requiring teacher salary boost

Jan. 25, 2022 18:25 PM EST

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota House committee on Monday approved a proposal to prod school districts to use most of their boost in state funding for teachers' salaries. The Republican-dominated committee approved the bill on an eight to six vote, sending it to debate on the...

Former Gov. Deval Patrick to join Harvard Kennedy School

Jan. 25, 2022 18:17 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick will be joining the Harvard Kennedy School next week. The Democrat will serve as a professor of the practice of public leadership and as co-director of the School’s Center for Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School Dean...

NC State AD Boo Corrigan to lead CFP selection committee

Jan. 25, 2022 17:51 PM EST

IRVING, Texas (AP) — North Carolina State athletic director Boo Corrigan will serve as the College Football Playoff selection committee chairman next season, executive director Bill Hancock announced Tuesday. Hancock also announced in a news release four new members of the...

Indiana House moves bill aimed at school board meetings

Jan. 25, 2022 17:30 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana legislators advanced a bill on Tuesday that would force public comment in school board meetings, while a separate proposal seeking to add political party identifications to what are now nonpartisan school board elections throughout the state was effectively abandoned....

Missouri AG's mask mandate suits draw some strong rebukes

Jan. 25, 2022 16:23 PM EST

Forty-five mask-requiring school districts in Missouri face lawsuits from Attorney General Eric Schmitt, and some school leaders and elected officials are questioning if he really has the best interest of the state at heart. Schmitt on Friday filed suit seeking to halt 36 districts...

Miami-Dade hires district veteran as next superintendent

Jan. 25, 2022 14:02 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — A 59-year-old veteran of Miami-Dade public schools has been selected to lead nation's fourth largest school district. The Miami-Dade School Board chose José Dotres as the next superintendent, replacing Alberto Carvalho, who leaves on Feb. 3 to become superintendent of...