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March 7, 1998 | Reuters
A Florida school board agreed Wednesday not to teach a controversial Bible study class, ending what would have been the first court test of the course. According to the American Civil Liberties Union, which sued the district, the Lee County School Board has agreed as part of a settlement of the case to replace the course from the National Council on Bible Curriculum with one the ACLU described as "secular, objective and neutral."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 7, 1998 | Reuters
A Florida school board agreed Wednesday not to teach a controversial Bible study class, ending what would have been the first court test of the course. According to the American Civil Liberties Union, which sued the district, the Lee County School Board has agreed as part of a settlement of the case to replace the course from the National Council on Bible Curriculum with one the ACLU described as "secular, objective and neutral."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 31, 1998 | From Religion News Service
A controversial Bible history class based on the Old Testament has been introduced in Lee County, Fla., public high schools after a ruling by a federal judge that the course could begin. The course was a target of a suit by church-state separationists. Wayne Perry, public information officer for the school district, said 153 students are enrolled in the classes. The classes began after U.S. District Judge Elizabeth Kovachevich decided Jan.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 31, 1998 | From Religion News Service
A controversial Bible history class based on the Old Testament has been introduced in Lee County, Fla., public high schools after a ruling by a federal judge that the course could begin. The course was a target of a suit by church-state separationists. Wayne Perry, public information officer for the school district, said 153 students are enrolled in the classes. The classes began after U.S. District Judge Elizabeth Kovachevich decided Jan.
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May 29, 1989
Julian C. Adderley, 85, patriarch of one of the nation's most influential musical families. Adderley was the father of jazz trumpeter Nat Adderley and saxophone great Julian (Cannonball) Adderley, who died in 1975. Adderley's grandson, Nathaniel, is a musician who has worked with Aretha Franklin and Luther Vandross. The elder Adderley, a cornetist, played with professional jazz groups after graduating with a degree in education from Florida A&M. He was an English teacher and guidance counselor at Leon High School for many years.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 3, 1989
Barbara C. Hollowell, director of special projects for Fullerton College, has been chosen to participate in the Leaders program, an international leadership training program for women administrators at 2-year colleges. Hollowell, of Laguna Niguel, and other program participants will be paired with campus mentors to work on projects designed to aid their institutions and help their careers.
REAL ESTATE
December 29, 1985 | JOHN PLATERO, Associated Press
The two-story building that once housed all of Stetson University, continues to hold center stage at the school's campus here. Recently renovated, DeLand Hall is acclaimed as the oldest building in continuous use for higher education in Florida. "There was anguish when people wanted to tear it down," says Etter Turner, who spent her undergraduate years in the early 1930s living in DeLand Hall when it served as Stetson's women's residence. She retired in 1977 as dean of students.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 18, 1989 | JEAN DAVIDSON, Times Staff Writer
UC Irvine, moving to reverse a troubled record in recruiting and keeping minority faculty members, has named as dean of UCI Extension a black scholar who powered the expansion of similar programs in Florida and Illinois. Melvin E. Hall, former dean of Continuing Education at Florida Atlantic University, will oversee UCI's extension branch, which offers more than 1,000 courses and serves nearly 25,000 students each year.
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April 28, 1990 | From United Press International
Federal anti-drug chief William J. Bennett said Friday that some neighborhoods are so infested with drugs that children should be removed from them and placed in orphanages. "No one is a stronger proponent of the family than I am, but when we reach the level of child abuse that we see in some parts of America, we've got to do something," Bennett said. "We may just have to . . .
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August 6, 2004 | John-Thor Dahlburg, Times Staff Writer
Floridians worried about the reliability of touch-screen voting got more fodder for their fears Thursday: belated public scrutiny of a report on tens of thousands of ballots tossed out for irregularities in the state's most recent general election.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 2, 1990
These are the candidates running for three seats on the Fountain Valley School District Board of Trustees in the Nov. 6 election. Roger W. Belgen Age: 60 Occupation: Incumbent; logistics staff manager Background: School board member for 17 years; was named Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year in 1983; received the Marian Bergeson Award in 1987 from the Orange County School Boards Assn. for being an outstanding school board member.
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March 24, 2014 | By Maeve Reston
Two potential 2016 presidential rivals, Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton, did not quite share the stage at an education conference in Texas on Monday. But they both spoke about a common goal: expanding the accessibility and affordability of higher education at home and throughout the world. The former Florida governor, who organized the Dallas conference on the globalization of higher education with former North Carolina Gov. Jim Hunt, spoke only briefly Monday morning - serving in more of an emcee role introducing guests.
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