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  • Cursive Law Writes New Chapter For Handwriting In Alabama's Schools - NPR
    published on Fri, 26 Aug 2016 08:42:03 GMT
    NPRCursive Law Writes New Chapter For Handwriting In Alabama's SchoolsNPRThomas Rains with the A+ Education Partnership, which advocates for education policy in Alabama, says he often hears complaints from individuals such as Drake about Alabama's version of Common Core. "The term Common Core, it now is responsible for ...and more »...
  • Michael Sentance Selected As New Alabama State Superintendent Of Education - WTVY, Dothan
    published on Thu, 11 Aug 2016 23:41:46 GMT
    WTVY, DothanMichael Sentance Selected As New Alabama State Superintendent Of EducationWTVY, DothanMONTGOMERY, AL (WTVY) Michael Sentance has been selected as the new Alabama State Superintendent of Education. The Alabama State Board of Education voted today to offer the post to Sentance, a consultant on Education Policy and Improvement.Former Massachusetts education secretary to lead Alabama schoolsPress HeraldMichael Sentance named Alabama state superintendentMontgomery AdvertiserAlabama board ...
  • Alabama city wants to secede from its school district, raising ... - NOLA.com
    published on Sat, 27 Aug 2016 00:32:56 GMT
    NOLA.comAlabama city wants to secede from its school district, raising ...NOLA.comThe lines drawn around school districts do not just determine who gets to vote in local school board elections; they also serve as walls that define communities ...and more »...
  • Finalists for Alabama school superintendent: What they said - AL.com
    published on Fri, 05 Aug 2016 01:52:53 GMT
    AL.comFinalists for Alabama school superintendent: What they saidAL.comThe state Board of Education on Thursday interviewed six finalists for state superintendent of public schools in Alabama. The nine-member board, headed by Gov. Robert Bentley, will meet again Aug. 11 and vote for the new superintendent. The interviews ...Three finalists from north Alabama interview for State Superintendent of Educationwhnt.comBoard interviewing for Alabama school superintendentEducation Week (subscriptio...
  • Gov. Bentley wants Alabama to be Massachusetts South? - AL.com
    published on Sun, 14 Aug 2016 11:33:15 GMT
    AL.comGov. Bentley wants Alabama to be Massachusetts South?AL.comSo Alabama is left with Sentance, who for a time did serve as Massachusetts Secretary of Education, and in George W. Bush's Department of Education. Gov. Robert Bentley, who cast the deciding vote, said Sentance was the man, primarily because he ......
  • How the University of Alabama System funneled $1.4 million through a 'dark money' web - AL.com
    published on Sun, 07 Aug 2016 13:33:28 GMT
    AL.comHow the University of Alabama System funneled $1.4 million through a 'dark money' webAL.comThe Alabama Association For Higher Education might be the most powerful force in Alabama politics that no one has ever heard of. Established and managed by current and former University of Alabama System officials including Chancellor Robert E. Witt, ...Al.com's 'dark money' hypocrisy costs Alabama taxpayers millionsYellowhammer Newsall 2 news articles »...
  • Appeals court upholds ethics conviction of former Alabama education official - AL.com
    published on Wed, 10 Aug 2016 20:57:07 GMT
    Appeals court upholds ethics conviction of former Alabama education officialAL.comThe Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the felony ethics convictions of a former director in the state Department of Education and her husband. Attorney General Luther Strange's office announced that the court upheld the convictions of Deann K.and more »...
  • Alabama Senate approves Bentley's lottery bill - AL.com
    published on Fri, 19 Aug 2016 23:05:24 GMT
    AL.comAlabama Senate approves Bentley's lottery billAL.comBut amendments to the bill approved by the Senate on Friday diverted millions of dollars in anticipated revenue to the Education Trust Fund and Medicaid. The bill's passage caps off a contentious period of debate over how best to shore up the state's ...Alabama Senate approves lottery billMontgomery AdvertiserGov. Bentley lottery bill passes in Alabama Senate, 21-12WIAT 42Lottery bill passes Alabama Senate in narrow voteAnnist...
  • AL Board of Education elects new superintendent - WSFA
    published on Thu, 11 Aug 2016 16:06:05 GMT
    AL Board of Education elects new superintendentWSFAThe Alabama Board of Education picked a new leader for state public schools on Thursday: education consultant and former Secretary of Education for Massachusetts, Michael Sentance. After fractious discussions about how to carry a vote to elect a new ......
  • Alabama State Department of Education pays visit to Auburn | WRBL - WRBL
    published on Tue, 16 Aug 2016 23:02:20 GMT
    WRBLAlabama State Department of Education pays visit to Auburn | WRBLWRBLAUBURN, Ala.- As part of an eight city tour across the state to explain the Every Student Succeeds Act, the Alabama State Department of Education paid a visit to ...Alabama ESSA committee makes tour stop in Auburn to hear ...Opelika Auburn Newsall 3 news articles »...