Foundation for Local Schools http://apr.org en Lawmaker Seeks to Shutter Education Foundation http://apr.org/post/lawmaker-seeks-shutter-education-foundation <p>An Alabama lawmaker says he aims to shut down a little-known education foundation that may have brought in less money than the state's school system spent running it.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; State Sen. Gerald Allen, R-Tuscaloosa, has pre-filed a bill that would disband the Foundation for Local Schools.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The Anniston Star reports (http://bit.ly/162tY7S) that the foundation is a nonprofit set up by the Legislature to accept donations from wealthy people and corporations interested in setting up trusts to help fund public education.<br> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 12:34:14 +0000 The Associated Press 35076 at http://apr.org Lawmaker Seeks to Shutter Education Foundation