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Alabama Board Backs Charters

By The Associated Press — January 19, 2010 1 min read

Alabama’s board of education has unanimously passed a resolution supporting the creation of charter schools in the state. The boards approval could help Gov. Bob Riley’s efforts to get the legislature to pass a bill clearing the way to establish charter schools. Alabama is one of 11 states that don’t permit the schools.

A version of this article appeared in the January 20, 2010 edition of Education Week as Alabama Board Backs Charters