Education News & Articles

In an op-ed written for Yellowhammer News, Congressman and GOP Senate candidate Bradley Byrne argued that we should abolish the U.S. Department of Education and leave education to state and local governments. Education was important to the Founders, but they left that function to the…

187 years ago, our ancestors looked up into the dark sky and witnessed a meteor shower that inspired family tales, song lyrics, and even license plates. That was the night that the stars fell on Alabama. Every Alabamian, regardless of their earthly-shackles of gender, race,…

Kay Ivey: State Of The State Address

Written by Kay Ivey on February 4, 2020

Below is the full prepared transcript of the State of the State Address Kay Ivey delivered. It is not verbatim to how the speech was delivered. Lieutenant Governor Ainsworth, Pro Tempore Marsh, Speaker McCutcheon, Speaker Pro Tempore Gaston, members of the Alabama Legislature, Chief Justice…

The University of Alabama in Birmingham (UAB) became the first public college in Alabama to support the Birmingham Promise scholarship. This scholarship is Mayor Randall Woodfin’s signature workforce development program that combines apprenticeship and scholarship components through public-private partnerships with area employers. UAB’s participation in…

According to a press release by Curriculum Associates, the Extraordinary Educators program “establishes a tradition of celebrating and connecting exemplary teachers from schools nationwide.” Two teachers from Alabama have been selected to join this program and take part in this tradition. The teachers are Anna…

At this time last year, I predicted that the upcoming year with a Democrat majority in the House would be much different. While most activity in the House centered around efforts to impeach our President, I did not let that stop me from fighting for…

Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced that the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education was awarded $33 million by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Education for a renewal of Alabama’s Preschool Development Grant Birth Through Five (PDG B-5) initiative…

The city of Birmingham was selected as one of five American cities to replicate Providence Talks, a free, citywide early childhood program that aims to increase interactive talk with children to foster early brain development. Supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies, through its What Works Cities initiative,…

Five Questions with Tommy Tuberville

Written by David Preston on September 17, 2019

This article continues an ongoing series of articles where BamaPolitics.com will ask questions of the candidates running for federal office in 2020. These articles are designed to give our readers an introduction to each candidate and give you a better understanding of why they are…

It’s worth noting that Tuberville has zero experience in politics and he somehow thinks that it makes him even more qualified for the position. Well, that might be how they pick head coaches in college football- oh, wait- they would never dream of that- oops, scratch that.