Alabama students are doing better than ever before. They are reading more, writing, more and thinking more. As a result Alabama schools are earning a new reputation – one that we can all be proud of, and one that we can maintain if we reject renewed efforts to roll back Alabama's College and Career Ready Standards.
Alabama, operating under a waiver from No Child Left Behind (NCLB), has a reprieve from unworkable federal education policies, but faces new requirements not authorized by Congress. Alabama’s short-term waiver extensions leave schools, students and teachers with uncertainty and prevent the long-term planning necessary for a high-quality education system. Read More