New Alabama law prohibits teaching DEI at public schools and universities

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill restricting the teaching of “divisive concepts” and limiting diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) programs at public schools, universities and state agencies. “My Administration… Read More

March 25, 2024
Conservative organizations issue recommendations on regulating IVF

(The Daily Signal) – Two leading conservative organizations are calling for the regulation of the in vitro fertilization industry amid media hysteria over a recent Alabama state Supreme Court… Read More

March 21, 2024
Public Education
Education scholarship account bill signed into Alabama law

(The Center Square) – Education savings accounts worth $7,000 per year to Alabama families has been signed into law by Gov. Kay Ivey. Rep. Danny Garrett, R-Trussville, sponsored Creating Hope… Read More

March 8, 2024
Alabama is the first state in 2024 to pass school choice, governor expected to sign

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Alabama on Wednesday became the first state in 2024 to pass school choice and is set to become the 11th state in the country to… Read More

March 7, 2024
Alabama House passes universal school choice bill

The Alabama House passed a universal school choice bill that already has the endorsement of Gov. Kay Ivey. The House voted 69-34 Tuesday in favor of… Read More

February 29, 2024
IVF legislation would open door to child abusers creating kids

(The Daily Signal) – Liberals are trying to use the controversy over a state court decision about IVF to jam through expansive legislation with massive consequences. On Feb. 16, the… Read More

February 28, 2024
Alabama House conducts public hearing for education savings account bill

(The Center Square) – A bill that would create an education savings account program in Alabama was rewritten in committee after a public hearing on Wednesday. The Ways and Means Education… Read More

February 22, 2024
Alabama governor endorses universal school choice bill

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey advocated for a universal school choice bill during her State of the State address on Tuesday. Since last summer, Ivey has expressed her desire to sign… Read More

February 9, 2024
Public Education
Alabama education commission promotes science of reading, math

Alabama is boosting public education by revamping the basics – reading and arithmetic. Alabama’s Commission on Teaching and Learning submitted a report to Gov. Kay Ivey… Read More

December 15, 2023
Public Education
Former state lawmaker announces campaign for Alabama Board of Education, promises to support school choice

Former Alabama Rep. Charlotte Meadows announced her campaign for the state’s top education board, promising to advance school choice and parental rights. “My passion has always been for education in… Read More

October 27, 2023
Public Education
Alabama Board of Education lowers reading standards, expects thousands of 3rd graders will still be held back

The Alabama State Board of Education voted 5-3 last week to lower reading standards for 3rd graders. The vote was a response to the implementation of the Alabama… Read More

September 20, 2023
U.S. Court of Appeals issues a ruling to protect youth from gender ideology in Alabama

(Do No Harm) – On Monday, a unanimous panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued a decision vacating a lower court’s preliminary injunction against… Read More

August 29, 2023
State GOP devises plan to limit influence of ‘woke’ teachers unions

(The Daily Signal) – The Alabama Republican Party is on the verge of prohibiting some GOP candidates from accepting campaign donations from the Alabama Education Association, the predominant … Read More

August 4, 2023
Op-ed: Biden punishes a pro-life state

(The Daily Signal) – President Joe Biden’s administration will no longer move the U.S. Space Command to Huntsville, Alabama, despite the government’s own analysis showing the move made… Read More

August 1, 2023
Gov. Ivey eager to pass universal school choice in Alabama

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has declared her intent to get universal school choice legislation passed when the Legislature convenes again next year. “My goal is for Alabama to be the… Read More

July 25, 2023
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