Public Education
Alabama’s Ivey signs education and state general fund budgets

(The Center Square) – Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed the state’s budgets, including the general fund, Education Trust Fund (K-12 education) and their associated supplemental appropriations. The new outlays, which are… Read More

June 5, 2023
Alabama Legislature passes school choice expansion bill

The Alabama House voted in favor of school choice expansion on Wednesday, fulfilling the governor’s promise to prioritize education reform. Sen. Donnie Chesteen, R-Dothan, the sponsor of the bill,… Read More

June 2, 2023
Alabama House passes two education bills

(The Center Square) – The Alabama House passed a bill that would create an education savings account program and another that would change the way the state manages charter schools… Read More

May 12, 2023
Alabama could enact education savings account program similar to Mississippi’s

(The Center Square) – Alabama could create an education scholarship account program if a bill in the state House becomes law. House Bill 334, authored by Rep. Danny Garrett, R-Trussville,… Read More

April 28, 2023
Alabama lawmakers file 34 bills early, including a parents’ bill of rights

(The Center Square) — Alabama lawmakers have already prefiled 34 bills before the start of the state’s session on March 7. The substance in them includes banning teaching of critical race… Read More

February 16, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Alabama school district mandates that counselors ‘affirm’ students’ preferred gender identity

(Daily Caller) – An Alabama school district mandates that school counselors “affirm” students preferred gender identity, according to a document made public by Parents Defending Education, a parental rights in… Read More

January 13, 2023
Christian Schools
This week in Christian education (Dec. 26-30)

New Christian school opening in Kentucky – Co-directors Charlotte Burton and Carrie Oliver announced the opening of Highlands Latin School Owensboro. The non-denominational, faith-based school will open in 2023 and… Read More

December 30, 2022
Report: Alabama public charter school enrollment is on the rise

(The Center Square) – Charter school enrollment in Alabama is on the rise, a new report shows. The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released its report, “Changing… Read More

November 28, 2022
Parental rights in education helped Republicans in sweeping Alabama wins

(The Center Square) – Promising protection of the unborn, the Second Amendment and a quest for jobs, Alabama Republican Gov. Kay Ivey led a winning Republican trifecta on Election Day. Read More

November 10, 2022
“Alabama common sense” – governor signs two bills to protect children from radical gender agenda in schools

Children in Alabama schools will be using bathrooms and locker rooms that align with their biological sex, and state employees and school officials are forbidden from providing students… Read More

April 18, 2022
Senate bill would establish school choice program in Alabama

(Brent Addleman | The Center Square) – A bill circulating the Alabama Senate would establish a school choice program in the state. Senate Bill 140, sponsored by… Read More

February 15, 2022