On Tuesday, March 3, 2020, Alabama voters went to the polls and voted on Amendment 1, which gave them the […]
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.
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.
Today’s resignation of Michael Sentance as state superintendent presents a renewed opportunity for all Alabamians to work together to develop […]
Written by Valerie Johnson, M. Ed., NBCT
Principal, Semmes Elementary (Mobile County)
(Published with permission from author)
On Thursday the State Board of Education is expected to consider a resolution during its work session […]
Yesterday the State Board of Education voted to end use of the ACT Aspire as Alabama’s annual standardized test […]
UPDATE (6/8/17): On Thursday, the Alabama State Board of Education (SBOE) discussed the future of ACT Aspire. Alabama’s contract with ACT is […]