Alabama high school dropout rate http://apr.org en Alabama Tech Programs Could Get $50 Million Boost http://apr.org/post/alabama-tech-programs-could-get-50-million-boost <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">The Alabama Legislature is close to approving a plan to borrow $50 million to replace outdated equipment in high school technology programs.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">Lawmakers hope giving students better equipment will help make a dent in Alabama's dropout rate.</span></p> Sat, 16 Mar 2013 23:28:21 +0000 The Associated Press 26850 at http://apr.org Alabama Tech Programs Could Get $50 Million Boost