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  • Pre-kindergarten program remains bright spot for Alabama education - Montgomery Advertiser
    published on Fri, 26 May 2017 21:20:30 GMT
    Montgomery AdvertiserPre-kindergarten program remains bright spot for Alabama educationMontgomery Advertiser“With the type of program Alabama has, we're not just worrying about rote memory things,” said Jeana Ross, Secretary of Alabama's Department of Early Childhood Education. “We're working on things that go deeper than that. Are they able to work in a team?...
  • Alabama Ascending: Statewide education improvement plan unveiled - Montgomery Advertiser
    published on Wed, 24 May 2017 23:21:38 GMT
    Montgomery AdvertiserAlabama Ascending: Statewide education improvement plan unveiledMontgomery AdvertiserBy the year 2030, the State Department of Education hopes to have an education system rivaling the best in the nation. At the State Board of Education meeting Wednesday, the plan to accomplish that goal was unveiled. Called Alabama Ascending, the plan ......
  • Apple launching new app education program at Alabama colleges - AL.com
    published on Wed, 24 May 2017 11:04:15 GMT
    AL.comApple launching new app education program at Alabama collegesAL.comApple on Wednesday is launching a new app development educational curriculum to aid students interested in pursuing careers in the app economy. And the curriculum has a specific connection to Alabama. Apple is working with six community college ...Apple launches app development curriculum for high school and community college studentsApple NewsroomEveryone Can Code - AppleAppleall 55 news articles »...
  • Alabama education budget boosts spending by $90 million - AL.com
    published on Thu, 18 May 2017 07:01:32 GMT
    AL.comAlabama education budget boosts spending by $90 millionAL.comAlabama lawmakers passed an education budget early this morning that would increase spending from the Education Trust Fund next year by $90 million, about a 1.4 percent increase. The budget, passed without a dissenting vote, provides funding for 152 ......
  • Legislation to Fortify School Choice in Alabama Fails In Last Days of Session - Yellowhammer News
    published on Fri, 26 May 2017 01:18:16 GMT
    Yellowhammer NewsLegislation to Fortify School Choice in Alabama Fails In Last Days of SessionYellowhammer NewsLess than one-half of one percent of the education budget (ETF) goes to this plan, and I think that's a small price to pay to ensure that some of the most underserved families in Alabama have the ability to give their children the same chance to ......
  • Alabama House approves $6.4 billion education budget - Montgomery Advertiser
    published on Thu, 04 May 2017 01:16:00 GMT
    Montgomery AdvertiserAlabama House approves $6.4 billion education budgetMontgomery AdvertiserThe Alabama House of Representatives Wednesday evening approved a $6.4 billion Education Trust Fund (ETF) budget that provides money to hire about 150 more teachers and boosts direct funding for schools but otherwise shows little changes over the ...Alabama House unanimously approves largest education budget since 2008Yellowhammer Newsall 6 news articles »...
  • Education Department Faces Deep Cuts; DeVos Faces Tough Questions - Alabama Public Radio
    published on Sat, 27 May 2017 10:09:29 GMT
    Alabama Public RadioEducation Department Faces Deep Cuts; DeVos Faces Tough QuestionsAlabama Public RadioInstead, when Education Secretary Betsy DeVos took the stage in Indianapolis at the American Federation For Children's National Policy Summit, she talked philosophy. "It's fitting that we're in Indiana, one of the states that is providing real choices ...When pressed by Rep. Roby, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos confirms no more Common Core coercionYellowhammer Newsall 61 new...
  • Alabama education budget headed to conference committee - AL.com
    published on Fri, 12 May 2017 03:54:39 GMT
    AL.comAlabama education budget headed to conference committeeAL.comThe House of Representatives tonight accepted the Senate's request to send the bill to a committee to try to resolve differences between House and Senate versions. The budget increases spending from the Education Trust Fund by $90 million over this ......
  • Alabama Lawmakers Send Education Budget to Gov. Kay Ivey - U.S. News & World Report
    published on Thu, 18 May 2017 11:21:40 GMT
    Anniston StarAlabama Lawmakers Send Education Budget to Gov. Kay IveyU.S. News & World Report(AP) — The state education budget is on its way to Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey. Lawmakers in the state Senate and House of Representatives on Thursday morning gave final approval to the $6.4 billion education trust fund. The spending bill now goes to Ivey ...Alabama legislators approve education budgetAnniston StarLegislators Approve Education BudgetAlabama Public RadioLawmakers pass education budget, autism...
  • BOE: Driver's leadership helped education throughout Alabama - Andalusia Star-News
    published on Wed, 24 May 2017 05:03:22 GMT
    Andalusia Star-NewsBOE: Driver's leadership helped education throughout AlabamaAndalusia Star-NewsWhen Alabama became a state in 1819, Congress granted the 16th section of land in each township to the state for public education. The 16th Section Lands were granted under the condition that they be preserved for the benefit of school children ......