In anticipation of the release of the state's student assessment scores November 12th, A+ VP of Operations and Policy presented a refresher on the ACT Aspire and assessments in Alabama. You may view a recording of this webinar, which was held for members of the news media statewide on November 10th, 2015. Read More
Caroline Novak, president of A+ Education Partnership, was inducted today into the Alabama Academy of Honor, an establishment created by the State Legislature in 1965 to recognize living Alabamians “chosen for accomplishment or service greatly benefitting or reflecting great credit on the State.” This honor was bestowed on Novak for the many accomplishments in public education she fostered for over 25 years as the co-founder and leader of A+ Education Partnership, a non-profit dedicated to offering an excellent education to all Alabama children, no matter where they live. Read More
In 2015, 16% of Alabama high school graduates were ready for college, according to ACT data that was released last month. That’s the percentage of last spring’s high school graduates who met all four ACT college readiness benchmarks (English, reading, mathematics, science).
Having this new information means that for the first time, Alabama high school students now have honest, meaningful feedback that gives them an idea of whether or not they are prepared for college, or their “readiness” level. Read More