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  • Trial begins for former Alabama education official - Education Week News
    published on Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:38:10 GMT
    Trial begins for former Alabama education officialEducation Week NewsDefense attorneys said an internal investigation by the state Department of Education found no conflict involving Deann and Dave Stone. They also said the same three school systems would have won the grants with or without Deann Stone's involvement.and more »...
  • Democratic gubernatorial candidate Griffith kicks off Alabama education ... - AL.com
    published on Tue, 09 Sep 2014 15:36:50 GMT
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Griffith kicks off Alabama education ...AL.comMOBILE, Alabama – Democratic gubernatorial candidate Parker Griffith kicked off a statewide tour here Tuesday morning to drum up support for a centerpiece of his campaign – a lottery that he says could raise $250 million a year for education. Griffith ...and more »...
  • Alabama education system receives failing grades in recent study - Birmingham Business Journal
    published on Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:28:36 GMT
    Alabama education system receives failing grades in recent studyBirmingham Business JournalThe Alabama education system was the subject of scrutiny in a recent report card of educational effectiveness put out by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. On a traditional grading scale, Alabama received F's in academic achievement, return on ......
  • At 25th, Huntsville leads Alabama in national ranking of most educated cities ... - The Huntsville Times - al.com
    published on Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:59:07 GMT
    At 25th, Huntsville leads Alabama in national ranking of most educated cities ...The Huntsville Times - al.comThe Rocket City soared near the top of the most educated American cities, according to a list recently published by WalletHub. Huntsville was the highest ranked Alabama city on the list. Birmingham came in at 78 and Mobile at 113. The social finance ......
  • Record number of homeless students reported in Alabama schools - AL.com
    published on Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:57:06 GMT
    CBS NewsRecord number of homeless students reported in Alabama schoolsAL.comA record number of homeless children and youth were reported in Alabama public schools in 2012-13, according to U.S. Department of Education data released Monday, Sept. 22. The 29,749 homeless students enrolled by Alabama preschools and K-12 ...Data: Large portion of Alabama public school students are homelessBirmingham Business JournalRecord number of homeless students in Alabama public schoolsFOX10 Newsall 115 new...
  • Republicans see problems with separate education budget - Dunwoody Crier
    published on Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:09:08 GMT
    Dunwoody CrierRepublicans see problems with separate education budgetDunwoody CrierWhile there is a separate budget which includes education in Alabama, that budget also includes other agencies for funding from the same pot. Other agencies funded include: Department of Children Services, Department of Commerce (workforce ...Budget basics: The Legislature's limitations and need for reform: guest opinionAL.comall 2 news articles »...
  • Alabama Education Association becomes Parker Griffith's biggest contributor - Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
    published on Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:47:28 GMT
    Alabama Education Association becomes Parker Griffith's biggest contributorTuscaloosa News (subscription)Alabama Education Association becomes Parker Griffith's biggest contributor. Democratic gubernatorial nominee Parker Griffith, speaks to a crowd during the State Retiree Convention on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in Montgomery, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn ......
  • Alabama schools superintendent Tommy Bice speaks in Tuscaloosa on ... - Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
    published on Wed, 24 Sep 2014 05:10:22 GMT
    Alabama schools superintendent Tommy Bice speaks in Tuscaloosa on ...Tuscaloosa News (subscription)The tour is an attempt for Bice to engage Alabama residents in person and talk with them about public education in Alabama past, present and future. "The reality was that 30 percent of the kids who were graduating from Alabama high schools got a ...and more »...
  • Two Wiregrass Schools Receive National Blue Ribbon Honors - WTVY, Dothan
    published on Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:45:34 GMT
    Two Wiregrass Schools Receive National Blue Ribbon HonorsWTVY, DothanU.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recognized five Alabama schools Tuesday as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2014 based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.and more »...
  • Is Alabama a battleground state for education policy and reform? - AL.com
    published on Thu, 04 Sep 2014 19:36:53 GMT
    Is Alabama a battleground state for education policy and reform?AL.comWith mid-term elections approaching, recent events in Alabama suggest the state may be a battleground for education policy and reform. At stake is the future of the Common Core State Standards, school choice, college and career readiness, and the ...and more »...


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