As many Alabama students are finishing up their first 9 weeks of school, we wanted to check in with teachers […]
Saraland City Schools in Mobile County was one of the first systems in Alabama to reopen schools (on 8/6/20) for in-person instruction this fall amid COVID-19. With many other districts planning to reopen in the coming weeks, we wanted to highlight how one district did it. We spoke with Superintendent Dr. Aaron Milner and other district/school leaders about the decision to reopen and how school has gone for the first 8 weeks.
The reality of schooling in America looks vastly different than it did at the beginning of last school year. COVID-19 […]
UPDATE Saturday, May 9, 2020
The full Alabama Senate convened this morning to vote on the Senate version of the […]
The Alabama Best Practices Center is growing! We’ve heard from many schools eager to engage their educators in interactive, relevant professional learning and networking. To meet the increasing demand we’re adding more regional networks, more participating districts, and training new facilitators. ABPC Executive Vice President Cathy Gassenheimer shares highlights.
Written by Mark Dixon President, A+ Education Partnership
What are the jobs of the future, and how […]
Educators participating in last week’s Key Leaders Network (South) at Pike Road Elementary took time to hear from fourth grade learners about their projects and real-world applications of learning. Cathy Gassenheimer, Executive VP of the A+ Alabama Best Practices Center, shares the story, pics and videos!
Some students begin their journey through middle and high school in high-visibility mode. They are active in class and in school life – “everybody knows their name.” But other students are at risk of getting lost in the crowd. Teachers in Florence City Schools have begun a proactive program to make sure every student is well-known and supported.