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  • Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley signs education budget, teacher raise - Alabama's News Leader
    published on Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:05:25 GMT
    Alabama's News LeaderAlabama Gov. Robert Bentley signs education budget, teacher raiseAlabama's News Leader(AP) — Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has signed into law the state's education budget and a 4 percent pay raise for teachers that lawmakers approved this session. Bentley spokeswoman Jennifer Ardis announced Tuesday that the governor had signed the ...and more »...
  • Lawmakers approve teacher raise, largest education budget since recession - AL.com
    published on Thu, 21 Apr 2016 20:53:39 GMT
    AL.comLawmakers approve teacher raise, largest education budget since recessionAL.comThe Alabama Legislature today overwhelmingly passed the state's largest education budget and largest pay raise for school employees since the Great Recession. The budget calls for spending $6.3 billion from the Education Trust Fund on K-12 schools, ...Alabama education budget passes without retiree bonusAnniston StarAlabama lawmakers give final approval to education budget, raiseCullman Times OnlineAlab...
  • Alabama Education Association hires new executive director - AL.com
    published on Sat, 09 Apr 2016 18:11:29 GMT
    AL.comAlabama Education Association hires new executive directorAL.comThe Alabama Education Association has hired a new executive director more than a year after its previous leader, Henry Mabry, resigned after an audit revealed financial mismanagement. The resignation came a month after the AEA announced its plan to ...Alabama Education Association hires Brenda Pike as new executive directorAlabama's News LeaderNew director chosen for Alabama Education AssociationWVTM13AEA names Brenda Pik...
  • Alabama Senate approves $6.3 billion education budget - Montgomery Advertiser
    published on Thu, 14 Apr 2016 01:13:59 GMT
    Montgomery AdvertiserAlabama Senate approves $6.3 billion education budgetMontgomery Advertiser“Most businesses, you have to attract good people,” Senate Finance and Taxation Education chairman Arthur Orr, R-Decatur said after the vote. “The way to attract good people is how you compensate them. We need to compensate people in the education ...Alabama Senate passes education budget, teacher pay raiseAlabama TodayAlabama Senate debates education budget with teacher pay raisesWTVASenate...
  • Cleveland named Interim Alabama Education Superintendent - WTVM
    published on Thu, 14 Apr 2016 16:50:05 GMT
    AL.comCleveland named Interim Alabama Education SuperintendentWTVMThe Alabama Department of Education voted Thursday to name Dr. Philip Cleveland as the new interim state superintendent. Cleveland is currently the Deputy State Superintendent for Career and Technical Education/Workface Development, according to a ...Alabama Board of Education names Philip Cleveland interim state superintendentAL.comAlabama Board Of Education searching for new State Superintendentwhnt.comAlabama Board of Educ...
  • Jackie Zeigler wins Alabama State Board of Education District 1 GOP runoff - AL.com
    published on Wed, 13 Apr 2016 03:10:30 GMT
    AL.comJackie Zeigler wins Alabama State Board of Education District 1 GOP runoffAL.comA retired Mobile school principal and long-time educator held a commanding lead in Tuesday's GOP runoff election for the Alabama State Board of Education's District 1 seat. Jackie Zeigler, 62, the retired principal at Mary B. Austin Elementary School ...and more »...
  • My Take - Alabama Education - WAFF
    published on Wed, 20 Apr 2016 17:39:39 GMT
    My Take - Alabama EducationWAFFIf you think living in Huntsville is a smart move you would be correct. In fact last week a new study ranked several Alabama cities in the top 200 of the most educated in America. Since no two cities are created equal different categories were used to ...and more »...
  • Youth Advocacy Day focuses on sex education - Montgomery Advertiser
    published on Fri, 08 Apr 2016 15:51:47 GMT
    Montgomery AdvertiserYouth Advocacy Day focuses on sex educationMontgomery AdvertiserFor four years, Youth Advocacy Day in the Capital City has focused on the state's sex education law. While sex education is not mandated in Alabama, if taught, the sex education law stipulates certain language must be included in the curriculum. In ......
  • Alabama Education Association names Brenda Pike new executive director - Alabama Today
    published on Wed, 13 Apr 2016 01:20:10 GMT
    Alabama TodayAlabama Education Association names Brenda Pike new executive directorAlabama TodayBrenda Pike, Ed.D., CAE, will assume top spot at AEA on May 16 — more than a year after Henry Mabry's March 2015 resignation following an audit that revealed financial mismanagement. The AEA Board announced Pike's hiring Friday after an extensive ......
  • Senate Passes Education Budget, Keeps Teacher Pay Raise - Alabama News Network (press release)
    published on Wed, 13 Apr 2016 23:29:36 GMT
    Alabama News Network (press release)Senate Passes Education Budget, Keeps Teacher Pay RaiseAlabama News Network (press release)Education in Alabama ranks pretty low compared to other states, but lawmakers hope they can work to buck that trend. Part of that includes the 4 percent pay raise that would go into effect next school year, the first since 2008. “The thing is with ...and more »...

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