A+’s Cathy Gassenheimer interviews Birmingham native Mark Dixon about his new role as President of the A+ Education Partnership. “I want educators to know that A+ is in your corner. We want to see a quality teacher in every classroom for every child and a quality principal leading every school, and we want to work with you to make that happen.”read more
A non-profit, non-partisan organizationHere are the 3 ways we make a difference.
working to improve Alabama education
through advocacy and our two programs:
A+ College Ready & the Alabama Best Practices Center.
We accomplished great thingsHere's our Annual Report.
Good policies are important.Here's a great example of how our policy work pairs with our programs.
But so are good programs.
That's why we do both.
Alabama has a teacher shortage.Policy Brief: Rethinking Teacher Recruitment and Retention in Alabama
See how A+ proposes to solve it.
Our A+ College Ready is celebratingWatch this video to see how much we've accomplished in 10 short years.
10 years of Advanced Placement success!
We know we can improveOur blog will bring you up to date.
education in Alabama.
"If your plan is for 1 year, plant rice.
If your plan is for 10 years, plant trees.
If your plan is for 100 years, educate children."
A New Report Underscores College/Career Pathway Issues for Students in High-Minority and High-Poverty Schools
A recent analysis of federal data by the Florida-based Excel-in-Ed group exposes nationwide gaps in the College and Careers Pathway for some high school students. “The data reveal a disturbing pattern of inequity: as the percentage of minority or low-income populations in schools increases, access to core courses decreases.”read more