State Superintendent of Education Tommy Bice

Business & Education
8:32 am
Thu June 13, 2013

Ala. Board Delays Release of Failing Schools List

Alabama schools Superintendent Tommy Bice had been scheduled to announce the list of failing schools in the state. It's now been scheduled to be released next Tuesday.
The Montgomery Advertiser

The Alabama Board of Education has delayed releasing a list of schools that are failing under language included in the Alabama Accountability Act.

   School board officials said Wednesday that the announcement by schools Superintendent Tommy Bice had been scheduled for Thursday, and was then rescheduled for next week. Officials said the release would likely be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the media briefing room at the Gordon Persons Building.

School Safety
4:49 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Superintendent Praises Alabama School Safety Plan

Alabama School Superintendent Tommy Bice says he feels the state has a good comprehensive safety plan.

Alabama schools superintendent Tommy Bice says the state's schools have a comprehensive safety plan which he feels good about.


Bice's comments came during a Thursday work session of the Alabama Board of Education. The session was called to discuss safety in state schools in the wake of last month's mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school.


The superintendent has asked state public school systems to turn in their school safety plans to him by early next month.

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Governor-Education
4:52 pm
Tue January 15, 2013

Gov. Bentley Forms Career Ready Task Force

Gov. Robert Bentley is forming a task force aimed at helping students become more career ready.
Credit blog.al.com

Gov. Robert Bentley is creating a task force aimed at helping students better prepare for successful careers.


The governor signed an executive order Tuesday in Columbiana forming the College and Career Ready Task Force. He says it will bring together representatives of K-12 schools, two-year and four-year colleges and the business community to help the state offer a more coordinated approach to workforce development.

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