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AFS 2018-02-02 Education Bills Teed Up

Advocate for Schools 02-Feb-2018

House members were busy this week regulating Uber and stiffening penalties for domestic violence, as education bills teed up for final passage. Two bills, a repeal of a criminal code conflic... Read More

AFS 2018-01-26 Senate Fixes Timelines

Advocate for Schools 02-Feb-2018

In quick work, the Senate unanimously approved legislation to help local schools run more efficiently by modifying timelines and streamlining posting requirements. Senate Fixes Time... Read More

AFS 2018-01-19 SFA Conflict Fix Unopposed

Advocate for Schools 02-Feb-2018

The legislature came to full stop Wednesday, as the capital city became a winter wonderland with more than three inches of snow. Snow Slows the Pace; SFA Conflict Fix Unopposed ... Read More

2018 Session: Budgets, Pay Bump

Advocate for Schools 02-Feb-2018

Lawmakers convened Tuesday for the 2018 Legislative Session amid positive budget news and the announcement that the coveted Toyota/Mazda plant chose Alabama as its site. 2018 Session: Bu... Read More

Enacted Legislation 2017

Advocate for Schools 19-Jun-2017

This publication includes only enactments of interest to education. 2017 Regular Legislative Session Enacted Legislation Act Synopsis 2017-120 (ht... Read More

Education Budget Enacted

Advocate for Schools 23-May-2017

Governor Kay Ivey signed S.129 (Orr) (http://alisondb.legislature.state.al.us/ALISON/SearchableInstruments/2017RS/PrintFiles/SB129-enr.pdf), the $6.4 billion Education Trust Fund budget, Fri... Read More

Conferees Meet Next Week on ETF

Advocate for Schools 12-May-2017

The House Thursday appointed conferees for S.129 (Orr) (http://alisondb.legislature.state.al.us/ALISON/SearchableInstruments/2017RS/PrintFiles/184247-4.pdf), the $6.4 billion Education Trust... Read More

Ed Budget Awaits Senate Nod

Advocate for Schools 05-May-2017

The Senate must either concur with the House changes to S.129 (Orr) (http://alisondb.legislature.state.al.us/ALISON/SearchableInstruments/2017RS/PrintFiles/184247-4.pdf), the $6.4 billion Educatio... Read More

Education Budget Increases Funding to K-12

Advocate for Schools 01-May-2017

The K-12 Foundation Program would increase some $26 million, up $12 million from the Senate version in the latest approved budget. The House Ways & Means Education Committee Thursday approved ... Read More

Legislature Requires Civics Test;

Advocate for Schools 21-Apr-2017

By a 68-31 vote, the House Tuesday gave final passage to S.32 (Orr), (http://alisondb.legislature.state.al.us/ALISON/SearchableInstruments/2017RS/PrintFiles/SB32-enr.pdf) a bill to incorpora... Read More