Posts Tagged Education

Inequality in cost of attendance has some worried in SEC

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — The cost of attendance boost to an athletic scholarship is about to become a reality and some coaches are uncomfortable with the new economic reality of college sports: Athletes will be able to get more at some schools than at others.

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Washington State fires baseball coach

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State has fired baseball coach Donnie Marbut after 11 seasons.

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Cost of repairing Ole Miss track rises to $7.3 million

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The cost to renovate the University of Mississippi’s track facility is going up by $3.3 million after the university decided it had to replace a 5-foot diameter drain pipe running underneath.

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No contract extension for Nebraska prep activities director

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska School Activities Association board of directors has voted to not extend the contract of executive director Rhonda Blanford-Green.

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De Niro tells NY arts graduates ‘You have to keep working’

Actor Robert De Niro addresses the class of 2015, faculty, and guests during  New York University's Tisch School of the Arts commencement  ceremony,  Friday, May 22, 2015, in New York. De Niro, who quit high school to pursue an acting career, was the honored speaker at the raucous ceremony for 1,200 graduates at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

NEW YORK (AP) — Robert De Niro urged new graduates at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts on Friday to keep fighting to create careers in the arts even though it probably would have been easier if they had picked something more practical.

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