API supports quality education in Alabama, especially for children trapped in failing schools. That support continues with the filing of an Amicus Curiae brief in the Alabama […]
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 […]
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.
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