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  • The people have spoken, education should be Alabama's top priority - AL.com
    published on Mon, 01 Feb 2016 14:16:50 GMT
    AL.comThe people have spoken, education should be Alabama's top priorityAL.comThe people of Alabama have spoken. They say loudly that education in this state is underfunded, shouldn't be cut and is in fact Alabama's No. 1 priority. Will state policymakers listen? An independent, nonprofit organization known for its objective ...and more »...
  • Alabama lawmakers begin hearings on education budget - AL.com
    published on Mon, 01 Feb 2016 17:09:00 GMT
    Yellowhammer NewsAlabama lawmakers begin hearings on education budgetAL.comThe Alabama Legislature begins hearings on the state education budget today, one day ahead of the start of the legislative session. The state Department of Education and the Alabama Commission on Higher Education are scheduled to appear at today's ...Gambling, 'equal pay,' minimum wage hike top Alabama Democrats' legisaltive agendaYellowhammer NewsAlabama Senate Democrats propose lottery, casinos, min...
  • Alabama Senate committee debates repealing Common Core - Education Week (subscription)
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 13:50:27 GMT
    Yellowhammer NewsAlabama Senate committee debates repealing Common CoreEducation Week (subscription)MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The debate over the state's education standards has begun again with a public hearing on a bill to repeal Common Core standards in Alabama public schools. The Senate Education Policy Committee on Wednesday discussed ...AL Dept. of Education lobbyist ridicules conservatives for effort to repeal Common CoreYellowhammer NewsCommon Core: Playing 'political footba...
  • Bill to repeal Common Core in Alabama heard in committee - AL.com
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 21:57:23 GMT
    AL.comBill to repeal Common Core in Alabama heard in committeeAL.comThe debate over the state's education standards has begun again with a public hearing on a bill to repeal Common Core standards in Alabama public schools. The Senate Education Policy Committee on Wednesday discussed but did not vote on the bill to do ...Common Core repeal gets hearing in Alabama LegislatureTuscaloosa News (subscription)Common Core not a legislative issueThe Decatur Dailyall 27 news articles »...
  • Universities Push for More Investments in Higher Education - Alabama News Network (press release)
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 19:45:24 GMT
    Alabama News Network (press release)Universities Push for More Investments in Higher EducationAlabama News Network (press release)Alabama lawmakers have a busy session ahead, one of the biggest topics up for discussion is funding for education. That issue is bringing together universities from across the state. Student Government Association Presidents from all 14 of Alabama's ...and more »...
  • Alabama Education Association hits pause on campaign contributions - Chattanooga Times Free Press
    published on Sat, 23 Jan 2016 01:51:27 GMT
    Chattanooga Times Free PressAlabama Education Association hits pause on campaign contributionsChattanooga Times Free PressMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Education Association, long a major presence in Alabama campaigns, will halt direct political contributions while it pays off debts incurred in the 2014 state elections, officials said this week. AEA President ...and more »...
  • Alabama teachers could get pay hike - Dothan Eagle
    published on Sun, 17 Jan 2016 01:12:12 GMT
    Dothan EagleAlabama teachers could get pay hikeDothan EagleAlabama Sen. Del Marsh said the Legislature is considering an across-the-board raise for education employees. Marsh said the amount of the raise has yet to be determined, but there is an emerging consensus that education employees should get a raise.Tenure bill greeted cautiously, raises some concernsMontgomery Advertiserall 2 news articles »...
  • Alabama education revenues expected to grow next year - AL.com
    published on Wed, 13 Jan 2016 01:08:45 GMT
    Alabama education revenues expected to grow next yearAL.comAlabama is expected to have more state revenue to spend on education next year than this year, although official estimates have not yet been determined, legislators heard today. The legislative session begins Feb. 2, and as always, the main task for ...and more »...
  • Alabama governor calls for new prisons, focus on education - Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
    published on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 04:06:40 GMT
    AL.comAlabama governor calls for new prisons, focus on educationTuscaloosa News (subscription)MONTGOMERY — Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley on Tuesday night used his annual State of the State address to call for the construction of new prisons to replace aging state facilities that have come under scrutiny for overcrowding, violence and abuse.Bentley Proposes Mix of Budget Cuts, Education Funding ShiftAlabama News Network (press release)Alabama Legislature's diamonds in the rough for 2016AL.com...
  • Alabama education leaders forming coalition to preserve Education Trust Fund - Times Daily
    published on Sun, 10 Jan 2016 06:26:47 GMT
    Times DailyAlabama education leaders forming coalition to preserve Education Trust FundTimes DailyAlabama's education leaders from across the spectrum are forming a grassroots initiative aimed at bringing educational issues to the public forefront, and preserving the state's Education Trust Fund. The “Alabama Unites for Education” initiative, led ......

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