technical education http://apr.org en Alabama Dept. Of Ed Surveying About Tech Programs http://apr.org/post/alabama-dept-ed-surveying-about-tech-programs <p>The Alabama Department of Education is using an online survey to measure Alabamians' opinions about the quality of the career and technical education being offered in Alabama's public schools.</p><p>The department says responses to the survey will help it plan for the future and better serve students, parents and communities.</p><p>The web address for the survey is: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/HFPYY27</p><p>The deadline for taking the survey is Feb. 21. The department says the results will be available on its website (http://www.aldes.edu ) starting in March.</p> Sun, 26 Jan 2014 19:53:01 +0000 The Associated Press 45660 at http://apr.org Alabama Dept. Of Ed Surveying About Tech Programs Alabama Closer To Getting $50 Million For Tech Ed http://apr.org/post/alabama-closer-getting-50-million-tech-ed <P>The Alabama Legislature is getting closer to selling $50 million in bonds to buy equipment for technical programs in Alabama's public schools.</P> <P>The Senate Finance and Taxation-Education Committee on Wednesday approved bond issue legislation that passed the House earlier. The bill now goes to the Senate.</P> <P>Alabama's director of technical education, Philip Cleveland, says public schools last received state funding for new technical education equipment in 2005. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 22:32:35 +0000 The Associated Press 25759 at http://apr.org Alabama Closer To Getting $50 Million For Tech Ed