education foundation Alabama

Politics & Government
7:34 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Lawmaker Seeks to Shutter Education Foundation

State Senator Gerald Allen wants to disband the Foundation for Local Schools.

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.

   State Sen. Gerald Allen, R-Tuscaloosa, has pre-filed a bill that would disband the Foundation for Local Schools.

   The Anniston Star reports ( 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.

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