Senator Marsh pre-files School Choice and Student Opportunity Act

On February 26, 2015, in News & Press Releases, by staff

MONTGOMERY, Ala – State Senator Del Marsh (R-Anniston) announced today that he has pre-filed the School Choice and Student Opportunity Act for the 2015 Regular Session of the Alabama Legislature. Senate Bill 45 is designed to create an application process for the establishment of public charter schools, both new and conversion, and the establishment of […]

Marsh elected for second term as Pro Tem

On January 13, 2015, in News & Press Releases, by staff

MONTGOMERY – State Senator Del Marsh (R-Anniston) was elected today for a second term as President Pro Tempore of the Alabama State Senate. Marsh was reelected by a unanimous vote in the Senate. “I want to thank my colleagues for reelecting me President Pro Tem of the Senate. We have made so much progress over […]

Lawmakers Announce Partnership with UAB Researchers on Carly’s Law

On March 11, 2014, in News & Press Releases, by staff

The sponsors of a bill that would legalize a new treatment method for children with serious neurological and epileptic disorders, known as Carly’s Law, announced a breakthrough development on Tuesday. Senator Paul Sanford, and Representatives Mike Ball and Allen Farley said they have worked to develop a partnership with researchers in the University of Alabama […]

Legislative Leaders: Teacher Effectiveness Should be a Factor in Layoff Decisions

On March 4, 2014, in News & Press Releases, by staff

Alabama’s legislative leadership on Tuesday voiced their strong support for legislation that would ensure school districts take a teacher’s effectiveness into account when making layoff decisions for budget reasons. State law requires school districts to establish a reduction in force (RIF) policy to determine which employees are laid off when funding is reduced. Currently, at […]