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November 8, 1996 | D. JAMES ROMERO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sneaking stuff into school has been a teenage rite of passage since James Dean ruled the silver screen. But in recent years parents have expressed fear that more than cigarettes are flowing into schools--that the tools of deadly crime and culture are making their way into the educational experience. Educators have responded by drawing up tighter rules--often under the heading of "zero tolerance"--that sometimes leave little room for innocent transgression.
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July 30, 1991 | JEAN MERL, TIME EDUCATION WRITER
Stanford University President Donald Kennedy, buffeted by months of high-profile controversies--especially the university's spending of federal research money--announced his resignation Monday. Kennedy's decision to step down in August, 1992, was detailed in a letter to Stanford's Board of Trustees. "At present we are talking too much about our problems and too little about our opportunities," Kennedy said in the letter.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 23, 2014 | By Frank Shyong
Authorities are investigating sexual abuse allegations against a former Alhambra vice principal made by a former student who secretly recorded what she presented as a telephone confrontation with the educator and posted the video on YouTube. The case has generated wide attention because the video went viral, racking up more than 1 million views since last Friday. Andrea Cardosa, 40, resigned from her post at Alhambra High School last Friday, a few hours after the video went live and someone forwarded it to school administrators.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 21, 1988
Cynthia Grennan, superintendent of the Anaheim Union High School District, has been named by the Assn. of California School Administrators as its statewide nominee for the 1989 National Superintendent of the Year Award. Each year the American Assn. of School Administrators picks an outstanding school executive for the national award. Each state association nominates one person. The 1989 winner will be named during the national convention of the American Assn.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 22, 1997
Dana Hills High School Principal Kathleen Rager has been appointed to the Assn. of California School Administrators State Secondary Education Committee, which develops policies and programs for schools statewide. Members of the committee identify and study issues related to secondary education in California and make recommendations that often become adopted throughout the state.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 28, 1993
El Modena High School Principal Gail Richards has been named Secondary Principal Administrator of the Year by the Assn. of California School Administrators. Richards, El Modena's principal for the past five years, has spent her entire teaching career in the Orange Unified School District. She began as a teacher at El Modena in 1972 and was promoted to principal after teaching and administrative assignments.
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November 21, 1996 | From Associated Press
A gay man who was beaten and tormented in school for years won a $900,000 out-of-court settlement Wednesday, ending the first federal trial of a school district for not protecting a gay student from harassment. Jamie Nabozny had been regularly spat on and beaten up, subjected to a mock rape and kicked in the belly so many times over the years that he needed surgery, court testimony showed.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 20, 1996
Julie Hume, director of curriculum planning for the Tustin Unified School District, has been named the 1996 Curriculum and Instructional Administrator of the Year for Orange County by a statewide school administrators' organization. The award makes her eligible for the Assn. of California School Administrators' top award, the State Administrator of the Year, which will be announced in October.
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