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Tuesday marked a year since the soft launch of the Jacksonville State University rec center on Jan. 14, 2019. Since then, the facility has seen students come out in great numbers, according to school officials.
Term lengths would get shorter for county board of education members in Alabama, if a bill makes it through this year’s legislative session.
Alabama’s teacher shortage crisis was the central topic during the Alabama House’s Ways and Means Education Committee meeting on Thursday. It was the first public meeting to discuss 2021 education budget appropriations and issues in the upcoming legislative session.
Graduates at Friday’s Dannon Project graduation ceremony described the school as a chance to really work with the emotional issues behind the events that landed them in court.
“I’d like to thank Dr. Petersen for his devotion and his dedication to the students, staff and faculty at Jacksonville City Schools,” board president Jeff Gossett said before the vote. “We appreciate his efforts and wish him the very best.”
An Oxford High School coach on Monday denied claims in a federal lawsuit alleging he’d failed to follow school policy, according to court documents. A student named in the suit also asked that it be dismissed.
Gadsden State Community College’s Ayers Campus, tucked away among the warehouses on Coleman Road, will begin the spring semester next week with a new 150-person lecture hall and a half-dozen new classrooms, part of a $3.85 million expansion to one of its campus buildings.
A federal judge last week ordered the parties in a lawsuit against Jacksonville State University, in which a Georgia woman claims the school failed to prevent her rape, be ready for trial in October 2021.
A horizontal “traversing” climbing wall at Kitty Stone Elementary in Jacksonville helps students stay active and healthy, according to the school's physical education teacher.
James Patterson, pastor at the New Harvest Christian Center, had invited five Anniston school kids for a Christmas giveaway that included everything on their Christmas lists.
The Transfer Pathways program at Jacksonville State puts agreements in place between the university and community colleges that give students a road map to a future transfer to JSU, right down to the specific courses.
Rural families have a new option for mobile broadband internet service through the Calhoun County school system, administrators announced last week.
While plans are only in early stages for the Randy Owen Performance Center at Jacksonville State University, it’s already clear the new building would have a big impact on the campus.
No African American has ever been elected to the Calhoun County Board of Education. What that says about diversity in Alabama is astonishing, says Phillip Tutor.
Though the county school system was released from government oversight in a landmark segregation case this week, Anniston City Schools won’t seek the same status, board of education members said Thursday.
Over the objections of local black leaders, U.S. District Judge Annemarie Carney Axon released Calhoun County Schools from the desegregation court order that has ensured federal monitoring of schools for the past five decades.
At a birthday celebration for Randy Owen on Saturday, JSU trustees announced they intend to build a performing arts center and name it in honor of JSU alumnus Randy Owen of the country music group Alabama.