Tuesday Reading List: Education News From Around The South

The National Council on Teacher Quality has given Alabama a B- for teacher preparation policies (Decatur Daily).

A town hall meeting in Huntsville, Alabama, tackled the state’s new school choice bill (Birmingham News).

Georgia lawmakers are scheduled to hear a bill that would allow parents to start a public-to-charter school transition process in state public schools (Atlanta Journal-Constitution).

Georgia’s Supreme Court has docketed a case to consider whether Governor Nathan Deal’s decision to replace six DeKalb County school board members was constitutional (Atlanta Journal-Constitution).

A Georgia study finds state pre-K is effective but provides a medium-quality education (Macon Telegraph).

Louisiana will receive $9.2 million dollars in federal funds to turn around failing schools (nola.com).

Louisiana’s Supreme Court is expected to hear the case against Governor Bobby Jindal’s voucher program this afternoon (nola.com).

 

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