Education

DeKalb County Schools add 2 resource officers to protect schools

The Board of Education for the DeKalb County Schools System wants a School Resource Officer at each of their campuses. The board voted to make this...

Anniston school board’s audit still not ready;Firm asks for extra information from district

A email from the school system said the final draft of the audit should be complete by the week ending Nov. 2, and the board will have a presentation...

J.F. Drake State Technical College announces new president

Huntsville’s Drake State Technical College is under new leadership. Dr. Patricia Sims was announced as the new president of the two-year college. The...

Free conference on Sunday for local kidney patients, caregivers

The Alabama Kidney Foundation will hold a free patient education conference October 14th from 12pm – 3pm in Huntsville. The event, at EarlyWorks...

Jackson County officials to approve two new school resource officers for Jackson County Schools

SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — Jackson County officials are set to approve an agreement Tuesday afternoon that would add two more school resource officers to...

UAH partners with Jackson County Schools to test new safety & security technology

Safety and security technology tests are underway at a Jackson County school in collaboration with The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH)...

Three Alabama charter schools win $1 million each in federal education grants

The federal education grants were made available to help those wanting to open or replicate high-quality charter schools. Three Alabama public...

Madison City Schools expanding world language education with goals of fluency

The Madison City Schools system is expanding its world languages program with the goal that every student will eventually become fluent in a...

The state of Montgomery's schools have many in military struggling for alternatives

When given orders to come to Montgomery, many families are forced to make difficult decisions for the sake of their children's education...

U.S. Education Secretary praises industry and higher education partnerships on Tuscaloosa visit

"Having business integrally involved with helping form and shape programs and curriculums is an imperative, really, for connecting students with...

Betsy DeVos visits Huntsville on “Rethink School” tour

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos stopped in Huntsville on Wednesday as part of her “Rethink School” tour and to tour the NASA Space and Rocket...

2018 Kids Count Data Book ranks Alabama counties for child well being

What's changed for Alabama children in the past 25 years? It's a mixed bag, according to the 25th edition of the Alabama Kids Count Data...

Williams: Racial disparities in school discipline

President Barack Obama’s first education secretary, Arne Duncan, gave a speech on the 45th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday” at the Edmund Pettus Bridge...

JSU biology department receives grant

The grant, funded by the National Science Foundation, was awarded to JSU and Ouachita Baptist University in Arkansas for the creation of the Cell...

Former MPS teacher claims sexual harassment, discrimination; trial date set

The lawsuit alleges the Montgomery County Board of Education failed to take appropriate action regarding a sexual harassment claim.