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.
Education News & Articles
A bill to require children to complete kindergarten before heading to first grade has failed in the Senate with a 13-18 vote. All no votes were from Republican Senators with Democrats all voting yes. HB 423, sponsored by Pebblin Warren (D-Tuskegee), would have made kindergarten mandatory and […]
The Alabama House overwhelmingly passed SB 192 on Tuesday, which provides a 4% pay raise for Alabama teachers and other public school employees. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur) sponsored the bill. The pay raise will put the starting salary for an Alabama teacher with a bachelors degree […]
A bill that would require a child to complete kindergarten before moving on to the first grade passed the House yesterday. Currently, in Alabama, a child is eligible to move on to the first grade simply based on age. The law states that a child […]
USNews has released their best states rankings for 2019 and Alabama has managed to stay away from being ranked last yet again. This time we can’t thank Mississippi. They actually moved up a spot this year to 48th. The winner for the worst state in […]
Marsh and his conservative legislator cronies are doing their best to politicize education rather than improve it. Instead of letting educators make informed decisions and do their jobs, Marsh and company seem more interested in forcing public schools to offer Bible classes and to reinsert outdated education standards that are decades old.
The Lee County special election to renew existing property taxes for schools has passed. The tax renewals help fund Lee County, Auburn and Opelika schools as well as the Lee County Youth Development Center. The taxes are expected to generate around $12 million per year. […]
In late January, Republican Alabama State Senator Tim Melson pre-filed SB 14 in the Alabama legislature. This bill would grant public schools the permission to offer Bible-based elective courses to their students. More specifically, this bill would: Allow for elective social studies courses on the […]
Leeds voters on Tuesday turned down a property tax increase to help fund city schools and build a new municipal center, as well as an athletic complex at the high school. The tax increase failed to pass by a vote of 1506 to 971. The […]
Gadsden went to the polls today to decide whether or not Gadsden City School Board members should be elected to their position or appointed. As of writing, nearly 69 percent of voters have chosen to elect the Gadsden City School Board members, with 1244 votes […]