A+ has joined with six peer organizations across the South to release an important report bringing new attention to improving education in our states. Accelerating the Pace: The Future of Education in the American South calls for us in Alabama and neighboring states to move faster to close achievement gaps between more affluent students and their historically disadvantaged classmates.
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In 2018, A+ will continue to set its sights on building a World Class Education System for Alabama. While 2017 was full of challenges, they have created new opportunities to improve and provide more support to students and their teachers across Alabama.
Alabama is on the verge of making one of its largest education policy decisions of the next decade, a decision that will result in how more than $60 million of taxpayer money will be spent over (at least) the next five years. And, while that’s a lot of money, it’s only a drop in the bucket when it comes to the total impact of the decision.
On Thursday the State Board of Education is expected to consider a resolution during its work session […]