Posts Tagged Education

UNC-Chapel Hill billed $3M for fraud investigation

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s flagship public university is facing a $3.1 million bill for the investigation by outside attorneys that detailed an academic fraud scheme that used fake grades to keep some athletes eligible for nearly two decades, the school said Friday.

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Flint cuts funding for US-Canada athletic events

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Flint school district is cutting funding for decades-old events to foster competition between athletes from the city and Canada but officials hope to keep the partnership going.

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Johnson gives $556,623 to 12 schools in 3 states

Jimmy Johnson greets race fans before the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship series auto race, Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014 in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Six-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has awarded $556,623 to a dozen different K-12 public and charter schools as part of the annual grants he and wife, Chandra, have given the last six years.

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CSU athletics recommends new on-campus stadium

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado State University’s Athletic Department has formally recommended construction of a multi-sport stadium on campus instead of renovating the existing football stadium three miles west of the school.

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USD, SDSU fans urged to donate toward food

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — University of South Dakota and South Dakota State fans can support their team and help feed South Dakota families.

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