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  • Lawmakers approve Alabama education budget - WVTM13
    published on Tue, 26 May 2015 23:04:24 GMT
    WVTM13Lawmakers approve Alabama education budgetWVTM13Education budget chairman Rep. Bill Poole says the budget makes classroom spending a priority. The budget does not include raises for state teachers. Alabama lawmakers are still working on the state's other budget. The General Fund budget could include ...Alabama education budget includes $10M more for pre-kindergartenOpelika Auburn NewsLawmakers Consider Combining Alabama's Education and General Fund BudgetsAlabama's News Leader...
  • Alabama House unanimously passes $5.9 billion education budget with focus ... - AL.com
    published on Thu, 21 May 2015 16:47:47 GMT
    AL.comAlabama House unanimously passes $5.9 billion education budget with focus ...AL.comThe Alabama House of Representatives passed the $5.9 billion education budget today that puts $49.6 million additional funds back in the classroom. Education Committee Chairman Rep. Bill Poole, R-Tuscaloosa, said the goal of the budget was to put more ...Alabama's nearly $6B education budget nears final approvalSFGateAlabama House passes nearly $6 billion education budget for 2016Alabama's News Lead...
  • Bill Cosby Responds to Rape Allegations As He Works With Alabama Education ... - Hollywood Reporter
    published on Fri, 15 May 2015 12:13:11 GMT
    Hollywood ReporterBill Cosby Responds to Rape Allegations As He Works With Alabama Education ...Hollywood ReporterBill Cosby has finally addressed the barrage of rape allegations that have plagued the comedian in recent months, as more and more women have claimed he drugged and sexually assaulted them. In an interview with Good Morning America that aired with ...Bill Cosby tells Selma students education 'frees you' during Alabama visitAL.comBill Cosby to advocate for education in ru...
  • Alabama teachers who smoke to pay more for health insurance - Lexington Herald Leader
    published on Sat, 30 May 2015 01:18:59 GMT
    The RepublicAlabama teachers who smoke to pay more for health insuranceLexington Herald LeaderThe board voted down the largest measure, which would have increased monthly premiums by $10 for individual employees and $20 for families. The current monthly premium is $15 for an individual. Amy Marlowe, a spokeswoman for the Alabama Education ...Alabama could see fewer teachers after insurance increaseWAFFAlabama teachers to pay more for health insuranceTimes Dailyall 12 news articles &raq...
  • Bill Cosby to speak at Alabama's 'Black Belt' schools on improving education - The Guardian
    published on Thu, 14 May 2015 16:22:39 GMT
    NBC New YorkBill Cosby to speak at Alabama's 'Black Belt' schools on improving educationThe GuardianCosby, whose record of educational philanthropy has been overshadowed in recent months by sexual assault allegations from more than 25 women and two pending lawsuits, will speak in several cities across Alabama's rural Black Belt, a region named for ...Bill Cosby to Advocate Education Improvement in AlabamaNBC New Yorkall 139 news articles »...
  • AL governor, education board OK charter school commission - WDEF News 12
    published on Tue, 26 May 2015 21:56:16 GMT
    AL.comAL governor, education board OK charter school commissionWDEF News 12MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Gov. Robert Bentley and the Alabama State Board of Education have confirmed nominees for the new charter school commission. Bentley attended the board meeting Tuesday after it became clear the board couldn't make a ...Alabama BOE confirms appointments to new charter school commissionAL.comAlabama Community Colleges' first trustees sworn inTuscaloosa MagazineState BOE approves charter...
  • Alabama Legislature passes Education Budget with major boost to classroom ... - Yellowhammer News
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 08:05:36 GMT
    Alabama Legislature passes Education Budget with major boost to classroom ...Yellowhammer NewsThe non-controversial passage of the Education Budget stands in stark contrast to the chaos surrounding the state's General Fund budget, which is facing an approximately $250 million shortfall. Alabama is one of only three states in the country that ......
  • Alabama House passes school budget with no raises for teachers - Education Dive
    published on Fri, 29 May 2015 12:19:59 GMT
    Alabama House passes school budget with no raises for teachersEducation DiveThe Alabama House has passed a $5.9 billion education budget that includes increases in a number of areas -- but not in teacher pay. State House Ways and Means Education Committee Chairman Bill Poole said the state did not have the money for raises, ......
  • Alabama House committee gives OK to $5.9 billion education budget - AL.com
    published on Tue, 19 May 2015 19:09:25 GMT
    AL.comAlabama House committee gives OK to $5.9 billion education budgetAL.comAlabama House Rep. Bill Poole, chairman of the Ways and Means Education Committee, talks with reporters after the committee gave a favorable report to the 2016 education budget on Tuesday, May 19, 2015. (Erin Edgemon/eedgemon@al.com).Alabama House committee approves Education Trust Fund budgetGreenfield Daily Reporterall 20 news articles »...
  • Focus back on the classroom in Alabama House education budget, educators say - AL.com
    published on Thu, 14 May 2015 16:19:28 GMT
    AL.comFocus back on the classroom in Alabama House education budget, educators sayAL.comAlabama State Board of Education member Mary Scott Hunter speaks during a public hearing on the 2016 education budget during the House of Representatives Ways & Means Education Committee on May 14, 2015. (Erin Edgemon/eedgemon@al.com).and more »...

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