Senate grants final passage to the School Choice and Student Opportunity Act

On March 18, 2015, in News & Press Releases, by staff

MONTGOMERY, Ala – The Alabama Senate tonight voted to give final passage to Senate Bill 45. The vote will send the School Choice and Student Opportunity Act to Governor Robert Bentley to be signed into law. This legislation is a key piece of the Alabama Senate’s “Paving a Path to the Future” Legislative agenda. The […]

Senate passes School Choice and Student Opportunity Act

On March 10, 2015, in News & Press Releases, by staff

The Alabama Senate tonight passed the School Choice and Student Opportunity Act paving the way for public charter schools in Alabama. The School Choice and Student Opportunity Act is designed to create an application process for local school boards so that they may establish public charter schools, both new and conversion, giving parents the ability […]

School Choice and Student Opportunity Act approved by Education and Youth Affairs Committee

On March 4, 2015, in News & Press Releases, by staff

MONTGOMERY, Ala – The Education and Youth Affairs Committee today approved Senate bill 45 the School Choice and Student Opportunity Act. The School Choice and Student Opportunity Act is designed to create an application process for local school boards so that they may establish public charter schools, both new and conversion giving parents the ability […]

Marsh statement on Supreme Court Alabama Accountability Act decision

On March 3, 2015, in News & Press Releases, by staff

MONTGOMERY, Ala – Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh issued the following statement after the Alabama Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Alabama Accountability Act. “The Alabama Supreme Court’s decision today is a loss for activist judges and status quo union bosses, but a major win for parents and children trapped in failing schools across […]