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A new report from A+ Education Partnership and a coalition of its peers from across the South urges Alabama and the entire region to make a new commitment to improve K-12 education.
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.
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.