The Alabama legislature reached a compromise last week aimed at shoring up the state’s prepaid-college-tuition plan and keeping the state’s promise to pay tuition for 44,000 students.
April 28, 2010 – Education Week
Alabama lawmakers have overturned Gov. Bob Riley’s veto and blocked a teacher code of ethics from being placed into the state code.
February 10, 2010 – Education Week
A nearly 30-year-old racial-bias case that revamped the way Alabama tests teachers for certification was dismissed last week.
February 3, 2010 – Education Week
Alabama's board of education unanimously supported the creation of charter schools in the state.
January 20, 2010 – Education Week
As concern over teenagers' reading and writing skills mounts, an Alabama high school shows how to teach literacy in every subject.
November 4, 2009 – Education Week
Opening access to quality online content seen to outweigh the possibility of students seeing inappropriate material.
October 21, 2009 – Digital Directions
The Alabama board of education has approved an overhaul of the state's testing plan that will replace the high school graduation exam with end-of-course tests.
September 16, 2009 – Education Week
Some school systems are bucking the trend by expanding access to online resources, including social-networking sites.
September 2, 2009 – Education Week

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