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Alabama needs help in special ...

Aug 9, 2018 by

The U.S. Department of Education found Alabama “needs assistance” in implementing the federal provisions of the...

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Statue of Thomas JeffersonR...

Jul 20, 2018 by

Florida State University is removing the statue of Francis Eppes VII, a former school trustee and grandson of Founding Father Thomas...

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Who owns Alabama’s last ...

Jan 31, 2018 by

A few miles north from the city of Mobile, in just a few feet of shallow water, large iron pins and rotting wood protrude into the...

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UAB program aims to alter educ...

Oct 30, 2017 by

By Roy S. Johnson – The young man told his classmates that after graduating from high school, he wasn’t going to college...

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School district pulls ‘T...

Oct 13, 2017 by

“To Kill a Mockingbird” is being removed from a junior-high reading list in a Mississippi school district. The Sun...

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Judge rules state’s teac...

Aug 11, 2017 by

Charges have been dismissed against two school employees accused of sex with students. A north Alabama judge has declared the...

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Federal education officials re...

Jun 11, 2017 by

The Alabama state board of education learned Thursday their plan to drop the ACT Aspire has hit a road block. The U.S. Department of...

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Mother angry after band awards...

May 19, 2017 by

Several responses to her post stated “gag awards” were a longtime tradition at the band banquet. A Valley woman took to...

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Principals in Montgomery’...

Apr 10, 2017 by

Principals at the 27 Montgomery county schools taken over by the Alabama state department of education due to poor student...

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Alabama superintendent says st...

Jan 12, 2017 by

Trisha Powell Crain – Alabama superintendent Michael Sentance said his primary goal in taking over the Montgomery school system...

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Alabama education system will ...

Dec 18, 2016 by

By Trisha Powell Crain – In the short three months Alabama state superintendent Michael Sentance has been on the job, he has...

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Poverty doesn’t always p...

Nov 27, 2016 by

By Trisha Powell Crain – While poverty is often considered a predictor of how students perform on tests, a number of Alabama...

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Visiting your child at lunch? ...

Oct 16, 2016 by

This summer the Pelham Board of Education expanded its background check policy, required for school volunteers, to include parents...

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No schedule set in search for ...

Sep 28, 2016 by

Birmingham City School Board President Wardine Alexander said tonight that it’s too early to say when the search for a new...

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Could the new state school sup...

Sep 1, 2016 by

By J. Pepper Bryars – Alabama’s conservative State Legislature should have severed our connection to Common Core years...

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Deadly confrontations: In Alab...

Aug 13, 2016 by

  By Amy Yurkanin – The day before she was shot by police, Melissa Boarts threw a party. The 36-year-old nursing assistant had...

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Huntsville mayor asks desegreg...

Jun 26, 2016 by

Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle told a federal judge this month that the U.S Department of Justice is going too far by trying to limit...

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Bentley and new superintendent...

Jun 16, 2016 by

Governor Bentley should listen to grassroots Alabamans and fulfill his 2014 campaign promise – which echoed his own pledges made...

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New program to help non-Englis...

Sep 9, 2015 by

Being the new kid at school has always been a difficult experience for students who move into new communities. From getting...

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Where Alabama teachers want to...

Aug 30, 2015 by

Education News Not all jobs are created equal. That’s especially true when it comes to careers in education, as we looked at in...

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