Alabama is one of only eight states without a charter school law, although several school choice advocates think the state will be the next domino to fall.
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January 14, 2015
December 23, 2014
Several Alabama Republican lawmakers said they plan to attempt passing another charter school law. Nebraska is poised to consider charters, too.
December 17, 2014
The Piedmont City School District has used grants to build a wireless network over its rural community.
December 12, 2014
The idea of the common core as a local option for districts isn't new.
November 11, 2014
The state's tax-credit scholarship programs were created as part of law that has been challenged as unconstitutional.
August 27, 2014
Politics K-12 will join U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan during his annual back-to-school bus tour, highlighting administration initiatives in Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee.
July 11, 2014
State Superintendent of Education Thomas Bice is requiring all school districts to use a common enrollment form and follow the same set of practices that will not discourage students to enroll because of their immigration status or that of their parents.
May 07, 2014
A report from the Alabama-based research and advocacy group claims that wild-eyed attacks from some conservatives on the standards have a larger, more insidious goal.
January 23, 2014
The state board agreed to change how the standards will work in Alabama schools, but didn't explicitly alter the common core or add new standards.
November 04, 2013
The state of Alabama has agreed to block several provisions of the state's anti-immigration law to settle lawsuits filed by civil rights groups and the U.S. Department of Justice.