Our work at A+ is often held in a tension between striving for the ideal and acknowledging the practical. Often […]
In July, the State Board of Education voted to contract with Data Recognition Corp. (DRC) to create a new summative state test for Alabama. This was expected, but it may seem like it all happened quickly.
The Business Education Alliance (BEA), the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama (PARCA) and A+ have released a new report that examines the crucial role leadership plays in shaping educational outcomes.
A+’s policy fellow this summer, Shelton Bowens, created the Alabama Teacher Certification Roadmap for potential teachers to map out the steps they need to take to get certified to teach in Alabama schools. During the school year, Shelton is a teacher in Birmingham City Schools and a Teach For America-Alabama Corps Members. He joined A+ for the summer through a fellowship with Leadership for Educational Equity.
The teachers at Carroll High School went back to school this week to participate in “E3” summer training June 4th […]