UAB Supports Birmingham Promise Scholarship; Will Offer Free Tuition to Students Who Qualify
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…Continue To Article
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama to Fund $250,000 of Grants for Healthy School Initiatives
In a Monday press release, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama announced that they will be creating a pool of $250,000 to fund school initiatives that promote increased exercise in students and help children…Continue To Article
Gardendale Forced to Pay Legal Fees to NAACP Amid its Push to Create its Own School System
Alabama Bill Requiring A Child To Complete Kindergarten Passes House
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…Continue To Article
Alabama Bill Allowing Bible Elective Courses Raises Concerns
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…Continue To Article
Butler County Property Tax Increase For Schools Voted Down
There will be no property tax increase for residents of Butler County after voters voted against it today.
Amendment 3 (worth 3 mills)YES- 1,131NO- 3,364Amendment 202 (worth 3 mills)YES- 1,098NO- 3,370…Continue To Article
Gadsden Voters Approve Electing School Board Members
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…Continue To Article