Alabama

A legislative committee rejected a plan by the state board of education to put a code of ethics in the state administrative code.
September 2, 2009 – Education Week
Members of the Alabama board of education have voted to make the process of evaluating the state’s teachers more streamlined.
May 20, 2009 – Education Week
The Southern Regional Education Board is advising its 16 member states to devise comprehensive policies to improve reading for middle and high school students.
May 13, 2009 – Education Week
Nearly 3,800 Alabama teaching jobs that were in danger of being lost will be spared for at least two years, thanks to the federal economic-stimulus package, state Superintendent of Public Instruction Joe Morton announced last week.
April 1, 2009 – Education Week
Giving schools access to classroom materials and supplying them with seasoned teachers are core elements of the Alabama Math, Science, and Technology Initiative.
January 7, 2009 – Education Week
Alabama was the first state to require students to take four credits in each subject to graduate, and schools are responding in different ways.
January 7, 2009 – Education Week
A visit to the campus of a newly built research center in Huntsville, Ala., offers a glimpse of the state’s economic heritage and, quite possibly, its economic future.
January 7, 2009 – Education Week
Idaho is bracing for deep education cuts, Kansas is working to prevent any, and Alabama is weighing a gambling tax to fund education.
December 17, 2008 – Education Week
November 26, 2008 – Education Week

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