Alabama

As schools torn apart by Hurricane Katrina look to rebuild, and districts welcoming displaced students wonder how to pay for their education, federal officials last week were still mulling options for providing aid to schools.
September 28, 2005 – Education Week
As school districts in southern Mississippi struggle back to normal life following Hurricane Katrina, they can at least be assured that once their computer systems are working, databases of student academic and demographic information can be downloaded with a few mouse clicks.
September 28, 2005 – Education Week
Districts recovering from Hurricane Katrina are getting ready to start the 2005-06 school year for a second time, with most of the storm-damaged Gulf Coast school systems planning to welcome students by mid-October.
September 21, 2005 – Education Week
September 21, 2005 – Education Week
Experts warned Southern education leaders meeting here that falling graduation rates may threaten the region’s progress in improving students’ test scores, access to preschool, and other advances in recent years in the poorest region of the United States.
June 29, 2005 | Updated: June 28, 2018 – Education Week (Web)
Teachers and coaches who suffer reprisals for complaining about illegal sex discrimination against their students will be able to sue their school districts for damages, under a ruling handed down last week by a sharply divided U.S. Supreme Court.
April 6, 2005 – Education Week
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Betsy Rogers was the 2003 National Teacher of the Year, but instead of staying on the lecture circuit, she went back into the trenches.
April 6, 2005 – Education Week
In a decision with significant implications for the enforcement of Title IX, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled 5-4 that a high school girls’ basketball coach could sue his Alabama school district for allegedly retaliating against him after he complained that his female athletes were treated unfairly compared with the boys’ team.
March 29, 2005 | Updated: February 22, 2019 – Education Week (Web)
The Alabama House has asked the state supreme court for an advisory opinion on whether a measure to strip segregation-era language from the state constitution would have produced court-mandated tax increases.
February 23, 2005 – Education Week
State of the States: Latest governor's address before the legislature.
February 9, 2005 – Education Week

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