Alabama failing schools list http://apr.org en Alabama Releases New Failing Schools List http://apr.org/post/alabama-releases-new-failing-schools-list-0 <p></p><p>The Alabama Department of Education has announced the new list of failing public schools, where students can transfer to other non-failing public schools or to private schools.</p><p>The department says five schools were added to the new list. They are Barbour County Intermediate School, Lafayette High School, Abbeville High School, Jeremiah A. Denton Middle School in Mobile County, and Bessemer High School.</p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 21:37:48 +0000 Ryan Vasquez 45118 at http://apr.org Alabama Releases New Failing Schools List New Ala. Law Labels Special Schools As 'Failing' http://apr.org/post/new-ala-law-labels-special-schools-failing <p>Alabama's most specialized public schools are now labeled as failing because of a new state law that's supposed to make schools more accountable.</p><p>All four of the state's schools that teach only special needs students are classified as failing under the Alabama Accountability Act, which became law this year.</p><p>The schools are in Cullman, Mobile, Montgomery and Shelby County. They serve students with a wide range of emotional and mental problems and physical disabilities.</p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 22:04:11 +0000 The Associated Press 34696 at http://apr.org New Ala. Law Labels Special Schools As 'Failing' Pupils May Not be Able to Go From Failing Schools http://apr.org/post/pupils-may-not-be-able-go-failing-schools <p>School officials in several higher performing Alabama districts say they doubt they will take many students looking to transfer from schools that have been listed as failing by state officials.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Elmore County Schools Superintendent Jeff Langham says his fast-growing system outside Montgomery will not be taking new students from surrounding counties at this time.<br> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 12:13:47 +0000 The Associated Press 32786 at http://apr.org Pupils May Not be Able to Go From Failing Schools Schools Failing Under Alabama Accountability Act http://apr.org/post/schools-failing-under-alabama-accountability-act <p>Seventy-eight Alabama schools from both urban and rural areas are on the state's list of schools that are failing under a new law.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The list released Tuesday includes many schools from the state's Black Belt region and city or county systems around Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile and Montgomery.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Parents who want to remove their children from the schools and send them to better ones can receive tax credits under the Alabama Accountability Act, passed by the state's Republican-controlled Legislature this year.<br> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 15:47:20 +0000 The Associated Press 32583 at http://apr.org Schools Failing Under Alabama Accountability Act State to Release List of Schools Failing in Ala http://apr.org/post/state-release-list-schools-failing-ala <p>The state is releasing the names of schools that are failing under a new Alabama law that lets parents receive tax credits for sending their children to a better school.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; State Superintendent Tommy Bice holds a news conference in Montgomery on Tuesday morning to make the names public.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The schools are being labeled as failing under the Alabama Accountability Act, passed by the state's Republican-controlled Legislature this year.<br> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 13:13:41 +0000 The Associated Press 32573 at http://apr.org State to Release List of Schools Failing in Ala