The Circuit Court for Montgomery County ruled on Wednesday that the state’s year-old school choice law, the Alabama Accountability Act, is unconstitutional and that the […]
Click to hear Keeynaad and his mom Gloria share how a tax credit scholarship affects them.Since its enactment in 2013, the Alabama Accountability Act has been a […]
Gloria and Keeynaad live in Elyton Village in Birmingham, a public housing community a stone’s throw away from Legion Field. Keeynaad was enrolled in […]
Governor Robert Bentley’s 2015 budget recommends a decrease in Education Trust Fund (ETF) appropriations. The Education Rolling Reserve Act of 2011 (ERRA) places a cap which […]
In 2008, under the leadership of Governor Bobby Jindal, Louisiana launched an educational scholarship program in New Orleans. The Louisiana Scholarship Program, similar to Alabama’s […]
Last week, I spent Thursday night at a Teacher Town Hall hosted by StudentsFirst and the Alabama Black Alliance for Educational Options (BAEO). Before the […]
The State Superintendent of Education has released the names of 78 Alabama schools that are now designated as ‘failing’ under the Alabama Accountability Act. Under […]
The Accountability Act is a significant step towards improving the educational outcomes of students in failing schools.
Policy Priorities for Alabama is a handbook compiled specifically for each legislative session as a research and education guide on the issues facing our state.
After years of the status quo in public education, the Alabama Legislature and Governor Bentley enacted the Alabama Accountability Act to create alternative public education […]