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Bradley Byrne Wants To Abolish the U.S. Department of Education

By Dakota Layton on February 13, 2020

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.


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Alabama Democrat Anthony Daniels Delivers Response To Kay Ivey’s State of the State Address

By Brent Wilson on February 5, 2020

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…

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Kay Ivey: State Of The State Address

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…

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UAB Supports Birmingham Promise Scholarship; Will Offer Free Tuition to Students Who Qualify

By Dakota Layton on January 10, 2020

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…

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Two Alabama Teachers Chosen for Curriculum Associates’ Extraordinary Educators Program

By Dakota Layton on January 8, 2020

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…

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Bradley Byrne: 2019 – A Year in Review

By Bradley Byrne on December 31, 2019 | Opinion

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,…

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Governor Ivey Announces $33 Million Renewal Grant Awarded to Early Childhood Education

By Brent Wilson on December 19, 2019

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…

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Birmingham Early Childhood Education Gets A Boost From Bloomberg

By David Preston on September 28, 2019

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…

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Five Questions with Tommy Tuberville

By David Preston on September 17, 2019

This article continues an ongoing series of articles where 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…

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Tuberville Fails with Education Comments

By Clete Wetli on August 19, 2019 | Opinion

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.

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