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GOP Upheaval Of Education In Key State Leaves Dems Reeling

AP | BILL BARROW | Posted 04.27.2013 | Politics

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Self-declared education reformers have had considerable success across the country over the past few decades, from charter school ...

Alabama School Board's First Post-Recession Budget Seeks $415M Increase

Posted 01.08.2013 | Education

In its first post-recession public schools budget proposal, the Alabama Board of Education approved Thursday a recommendation to funnel $4.1 billion t...

'The World Doesn't Know Me Just Yet, But One Day It Will' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.20.2012 | Teen

"The world doesn't even know me just yet, but one day it will." "Today I feel free, like I can say whatever I feel." These words were spoken b...

Alabama Attorney General Balks At Feds' School Enrollment Data Request

AP | By PHILLIP RAWLS | Posted 07.23.2012 | Education

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Alabama's attorney general is questioning the U.S. Justice Department's legal authority to get enrollment information about all st...

Hispanic Students Vanish From Alabama Schools Following Controversial Immigration Law

AP | By JAY REEVES | Posted 07.20.2012 | Education

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Hispanic students have started vanishing from Alabama public schools in the wake of a court ruling that upheld the state's tough n...

Alabama Immigration Law Won't Keep Kids Out Of School

AP | By JIM VAN ANGLEN | Posted 10.01.2011 | Education

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Officials say the state's tough new immigration law won't prevent any child – including illegal immigrants – from enro...

Alabama School Strives For Success Despite Budget Cuts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Although budget cuts are hindering schools across the nation, one Alabama school is an example of what can be done with limited means and community su...