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  • Advocates rally for public education on Day of Action - WIAT 42
    published on Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:52:11 GMT
    WIAT 42Advocates rally for public education on Day of ActionWIAT 42Our country was built on public education.” CBS 42 also reached out to the Alabama Republican Party Headquarters for their thoughts on the President-Elect's pick for education. Chairman Terry Lathan responded from inauguration festivities in Washington ...Alabama education leaders weigh in on DeVos interviewWSFAall 469 news articles »...
  • Alabama State Board of Education backs MPS intervention - Montgomery Advertiser
    published on Thu, 12 Jan 2017 18:34:25 GMT
    Montgomery AdvertiserAlabama State Board of Education backs MPS interventionMontgomery AdvertiserCiting concerns with the “financial and academic performance” of Montgomery Public Schools, the Alabama State Board of Education on Thursday approved a resolution that could lead to a state takeover of the district. The resolution gives the board's ...Alabama board of education expected to announce intent to take over Montgomery's schoolsAL.comBoard votes to send intervention notice to Mo...
  • Charters to phony grad rates, the top 10 education stories in Alabama in 2016 - AL.com
    published on Fri, 30 Dec 2016 13:08:33 GMT
    AL.comCharters to phony grad rates, the top 10 education stories in Alabama in 2016AL.comIn January, the state board of education celebrated Alabama's record high school graduation rate of 89%. State superintendent Dr. Tommy Bice gave "100 percent of the credit" for the meteoric rise from 72% to 89% in a five-year period "to our school ......
  • Children's Education, Movement, Music & Fitness Franchise Dances into Central Alabama - Franchising.com (press release)
    published on Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:38:50 GMT
    Children's Education, Movement, Music & Fitness Franchise Dances into Central AlabamaFranchising.com (press release)“We look forward to the opportunity to offer Kinderdance® programs to” families in Central Alabama “said Mary. Kinderdance® is the finest physical fitness orientated program that is taught on site at child care facilities, recreation centers, YMCA's ......
  • Sen. Del Marsh calls for comprehensive education plan for Alabama - AL.com
    published on Tue, 10 Jan 2017 01:38:54 GMT
    AL.comSen. Del Marsh calls for comprehensive education plan for AlabamaAL.comSenate President Pro Tem Del Marsh of Anniston is calling for a comprehensive plan for public education in Alabama. Marsh, leader of the Republican majority that controls the Senate, has sponsored high-profile education reform bills in recent years but ......
  • Five Named as Chancellor's Fellows at Troy University - Alabama ... - Alabama News Network (press release)
    published on Fri, 20 Jan 2017 21:09:28 GMT
    Alabama News Network (press release)Five Named as Chancellor's Fellows at Troy University - Alabama ...Alabama News Network (press release)Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, recently announced the 2017 participants in the Chancellor's Fellows Program at Troy University. From left to right, are: Dr.and more »...
  • Alabama State Department of Education releases full list of failing schools - Alabama's News Leader
    published on Thu, 12 Jan 2017 21:17:26 GMT
    Alabama's News LeaderAlabama State Department of Education releases full list of failing schoolsAlabama's News LeaderThe Alabama State Department of Education has released the full list of failing schools. 75 schools in total landed on the list. All of Birmingham's high schools, except Ramsay, landed on the list. These schools are deemed failing as defined by the ......
  • 'No options' to NCIS: An Alabama education success story - AL.com
    published on Sun, 08 Jan 2017 15:05:57 GMT
    AL.com'No options' to NCIS: An Alabama education success storyAL.comKaren Gautney felt like she didn't have many options when she was going into her senior year at Valley High School in 1979. "My high school grades were average, things at home were stressful, and I didn't see much promise for the future," said Gautney, ......
  • Alabama schools earn D+ from Education Week - AL.com
    published on Thu, 05 Jan 2017 21:15:40 GMT
    AL.comAlabama schools earn D+ from Education WeekAL.comThe six states ranking lower than Alabama are Louisiana, Oklahoma, Idaho, New Mexico, Mississippi and Nevada. No state earned an A. Massachusetts was ranked number one with an overall grade of B. Across all indicators, Alabama's education system ...and more »...
  • Alabama superintendent explains state intervention in Montgomery ... - AL.com
    published on Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:54:18 GMT
    AL.comAlabama superintendent explains state intervention in Montgomery ...AL.comAlabama education officials, state superintendent Michael Sentance, board members Stephanie Bell and Ella Bell, Dr. Barbara Cooper, Shanthia Washington, ...State releases letter outlining issues with Montgomery Public Sc ...WSFAall 3 news articles »...