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May 13, 2015

Bills Allowing Home-School Students in District Sports Advance in Ala., Texas

Both pieces of legislation require home schoolers to meet certain academic requirements before trying out for district school sports teams.

March 19, 2015

Alabama Governor Signs Measure to Allow Charter Schools

After years of failed efforts to pass legislation, Alabama joins 42 other states and the District of Columbia in allowing charter schools to operate.

March 19, 2015

Alabama Lawmakers Pass Charter School Bill

The Black Alliance for Educational Options calls Alabama's charter school legislation a "victory" for parents and community members.

March 19, 2015

Bill Allowing Charter Schools Passes in Alabama, Awaits Gov. Bentley's Signature

If Gov. Robert Bentley signs the legislation allowing charter schools, the number of states not allowing charters will drop to seven.

March 18, 2015

Alabama Legislature Passes Charter School Bill

If the governor signs the bill, only seven states without charter laws will remain.

March 03, 2015

State Supreme Court Upholds Alabama's Private School Choice Program

The Alabama Accountability Act allows individuals and businesses to claim tax credits for donations to scholarships for students to use toward private school tuition.

March 03, 2015

Alabama's Private School Choice Program Ruled Constitutional

The Alabama Accountability Act allows people and businesses to claim tax credits for donations to scholarships for students to use toward private school tuition.

January 14, 2015

Alabama School Choice Advocates to Rally for Charter Legislation

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.

December 23, 2014

Will Alabama, Nebraska Be Next to Join the Charter Movement?

Several Alabama Republican lawmakers said they plan to attempt passing another charter school law. Nebraska is poised to consider charters, too.

December 17, 2014

Rural Ala. Residents Receive Free Internet From School District

The Piedmont City School District has used grants to build a wireless network over its rural community.

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