Some 18,000 former students of shuttered for-profit education chain ITT Technical Institute will have their student loans forgiven, the U.S. Department of Education announced. Read the full story
Leftover funding from the previous academic year is expected to help the Anniston school system pay for programs — and possibly extra help for overworked teachers — during the upcoming school year.
U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville has joined six other Republican senators in support of a bill that would prohibit the use of federal funds for public schools to teach the “1619 Project,” an examination of how racism has helped shape American history.
The Alabama State Board of Education on Thursday discussed proposed resolutions against “critical race theory” instruction and at least one state lawmaker wants to see a prohibition made into law.
The Anniston Museum of Natural History announced a new exhibit Thursday night that will introduce kids to the physical sciences through hands-on learning.
If Tenth Street School closes as planned, the students will have to go somewhere else. The lines that divide them up are described in court documents.
A singular theme resonated Thursday at commencement ceremonies that shepherded hundreds of Alabama high school seniors into the next phases of their lives: Perseverance.
Keeping a secret in a small town is no small feat, and Ohatchee is among Calhoun County’s smallest. But students and families of Ohatchee High School pulled it off Wednesday for their principal.
Anniston’s school board voted Tuesday to transfer nine teachers in the school system to new schools, after hearing from two teachers who said they didn’t want to make the move.
A recent Alabama Supreme Court ruling will mean millions of dollars in online sales tax revenue for Morgan County schools and is a win for schools statewide, supporters say, and may be duplicated around the state.
“The pandemic taught me an important lesson: Never take what you have for granted,” said Allasha Dudley, the salutatorian of Anniston High School’s Class of 2021.
Gov. Kay Ivey is being asked to veto a bill approved Monday to delay until 2024 a requirement that third grade students who can't read proficiently must repeat the grade.
“It’s our responsibility to facilitate opportunities for them to understand why the world is the way it is,” said Kathryn Gardiner, lead park ranger of the Freedom Riders sites in Anniston and Birmingham.
“Be proud of yourself for facing challenges that many people will never experience. None of us on stage have had to experience what you’ve had to experience," said speaker Jermelle “Jeh Jeh” Pruitt.
A wide-ranging gambling package advanced in the Alabama Legislature Tuesday and is expected to be considered on the floor of the House of Representatives on Thursday.
The new structures include a large, indoor practice space fit for the football team (and others) to use on rainy days and in cold months and a 4,500-square-foot weight room.
More progress was made on both state budgets on Tuesday, closing in on a final vote for both during the last days of the Alabama Legislature's 2021 regular session.