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Kay Ivey proclaims Jan. 20-26 Alabama “School Choice Week”

Governor Kay Ivey has proclaimed this week, January 20-26, to be Alabama School Choice Week, joining other states around the country in bringing awareness to...

Grades are out on Alabama schools

The annual chance-for-success index from Education Week was released Tuesday with Alabama schools ranking near the bottom. This index looks at criteria around early foundations,...

These are the best colleges in Alabama, according to a new...

In a fierce global economy, a college degree can help secure employment and keep you ahead of the competition. And though success ultimately rests...

Alabama Community College System receives $1.75M federal ARC grant

The Alabama Community College System has been awarded an Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) grant in the amount of $1,750,000, U.S. Senator Richard Shelby announced...

Public school reputation weighs on Air Force base in Alabama

The poor reputation of schools in Alabama’s capital city is creating friction with the city’s Air Force base. Lt. Gen. Anthony Cotton, commander of Air...

Alabama Education Association calls for end to state’s ‘Failing Schools List’

The Alabama Education Association (AEA) —  statewide professional organization that represents public school employees in the state of — is asking state lawmakers to repeal the Alabama...

Bradley Byrne introduces legislation to make schools safer

Schools nationwide will soon be safer for students, teachers, and faculty if Alabama 1st District U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne has anything to say about it. A...

Science is clear: It’s time to end corporal punishment in our...

I was quite surprised to see earlier this week that Georgia has re-instituted corporal punishment in the school system. Whew! I thought that was disturbing....

Yes, corporal punishment is still legal in most Alabama schools

A school in neighboring Georgia has gained the national spotlight after announcing it is bringing back a controversial form of corporal punishment for students who misbehave:...

Gates Foundation’s new school initiative awards $1.1M grant for JeffCo schools

Twelve schools in Jefferson County, Ala. are working together to improve 8th and 9th grade math through a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant...
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