Cameron Prince died during a medical procedure nearly two years ago, but his family created something in his memory to help some of his classmates and future Hillcrest High School students for years to come.
In the release, it was made clear that “Governor Ivey strongly believes that woke concepts have no place at any level of education in the state of Alabama and should not be taking away from the overall mission of improving educational outcomes for students.”
School choice is expected to be a hot topic this legislative session. A bill introduced this week could put thousands of dollars into savings accounts for students who homeschool, go to private school, or choose to go to a school outside their district.
He will receive a $1,000 award and an invitation to attend the Symposium on Race at Princeton University where he will have the opportunity to meet Princeton Prize winners from across the United States.
Birmingham Southern’s future remains in doubt. As reported earlier this week, the city council is delaying conversations centered around a resolution of support and the Governor said on Tuesday that the state has no plans on using tax money to bail out a private college.
The Rapid-Deploy Safe Room System is a fold-out room that can expand in less than 10 seconds. It provides a ballistic shield in case of an active shooter, or serve as an emergency shelter during severe weather.
State School Superintendent Dr. Eric Mackey is clearing up some confusion about the ACT exam in schools. The topic of getting rid of the ACT exam for high school juniors came up during the school board meeting this week, but it’s far from a done deal.
Historically Black Colleges and Universities were the bedrock of education for African Americans during the period of Reconstruction, following the Civil War. For more than one hundred fifty years they’ve continued to provide a route to higher learning for millions.