Education

Huntsville disaster relief foundation working to move Ugandan refugees after devastating flooding

A disaster relief foundation based in Huntsville is working to relocate a group of Ugandan refugees in the wake of a tragedy. The Blossomwood...

'God' returning to classrooms in Alabama public schools

Blount County school system to become one of the first to act on a new law allowing the 'In Got We Trust' motto to be displayed on school...

Military Update: Vet groups divide over tighter transfer rules for GI Bill

Two of the nation’s largest veteran service organizations hold opposing views on the Defense Department’s plan to tighten rules next year on the...

Superintendent of finance says some jobs may be on the line as Huntsville school district struggles financially

Last week the Huntsville City Schools superintendent of finance gave a report he called “not good.” Bob Hagood delivered the news that the school...

Deshler band room clears first asbestos test; director placed on leave

The Tuscumbia Board of Education members were briefed on Monday evening about a possibly dangerous situation. Air quality testing had to be performed...

Arab High School’s fight song ‘Dixie’ will no longer be played at football games

Arab High School will be coming up with a new fight song, because the current song, Dixie, will no longer be played at football games. Arab City...

Students sent back to middle school after grade mishap

A dozen students in Alabama expecting to start high school last week are heading back to the eighth grade because the school system can't seem...

Proposals to overhaul Dothan schools to come this week

This could be a pivotal week in the future of Dothan City Schools. Superintendent Dr. Phyllis Edwards will present sweeping proposals Thursday on...

2 Alabama cities on list of worst places to raise children

Two Alabama cities have landed on a list of the worst places in America to raise children. Two Alabama cities have landed on a list of the worst...

Alabama public schools may soon add 'In God We Trust' displays

Public school officials in Alabama are looking to put God back into their schools through displays of the U.S. motto “In God We Trust” -- but critics...

Group objects to 'fire and brimstone' prayer before Mobile school employee meeting

The Freedom from Religion Foundation, the Wisconsin-based group that pushes for church and state separation, is objecting to a prayer that occurred...

Teacher took buses to work, so students' parents bought her a car

When an Alabama woman discovered her children’s teacher had been taking the bus to get to school, she decided to pay it forward.

Georgia Washington goes, Goodwyn grows: What happens when a school adds more than 200 students

Principal Curtis Black said, "This will probably be one of my most memorable years."         

Former Paint Rock Valley Schools students work to adjust to their new schools

The Jackson County Board of Education is taking steps to ensure students returned to school in a positive environment, especially those former Paint...

Teen overcomes incredible odds to become valedictorian, attend Alabama State

Ivry Hall is at the airport right now, headed to Alabama State University. He has overcome a number of challenges in his life to get this point.