Louisiana / Video

Louisiana's 2012 Teacher of the Year Preps for Back-to-School

We all know (or remember!) what it takes to get kids ready for the start of school–new notebooks and backpacks, new clothes and shoes. But how do teachers prepare for the start of a new class year? Who better to ask than Louisiana’s 2012 Teacher of the Year, April Giddens?

Alabama / Video

Birmingham Students Report For 'Jury Duty' At Teen Court

Program gives first-time juvenile offenders a second chance

Tennessee / Video

Nashville School Officials Consider Longer School Year

As the school year begins, Nashville Public School officials are considering a proposal for a shorter break next summer and beyond.

Alabama / Video

Families Receive Support at Back to School Rally

Birmingham school district holds rally for families affected by tornado.

science / STEM / Teaching Technology / Tennessee / Video

Nashville Teachers Bring Science to Other Courses

Teachers in some Nashville public schools spent the summer learning how to teach outside their comfort zones in an effort to bring science into other academic subjects.

Alabama / Video

Leaders in Montgomery, Ala. Discuss Dropout Rate

Community forum calls attention to students dropping out of school.