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Mobile Area News / Media

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Press Release: ACCEL Joins Cohort to Reimagine K-12 LearningACCEL Day and Evening AcademyMay 3, 2017
Alabama's first charter school launches in Mobile CountyACCEL Day and Evening AcademyApril 26, 2017
Alabama's first charter school will be in MobileACCEL Day and Evening AcademyApril 24, 2017
ACCEL Academy: Take a first look inside Alabama's first charterApril 24, 2017
ACCEL Informational MeetingsMarch 25, 2017
ACCEL is now ACCEPTING Applications!February 23, 2017
Mobile Wants to Matriculate Its Way Out of the Wealth GapFebruary 23, 2017
Workforce needs call for 'sense of urgency'75K, Education CommissionFebruary 1, 2017
MAEF working to help students earn degrees75K, Education CommissionFebruary 1, 2017
Program helps teens apply for college75KNovember 2, 2016
The school lessons Anniston could learn from Mobile75K, Graduate ReadySeptember 22, 2016
MAEF gets approval for Alabama's first charter school75K, Graduate ReadySeptember 21, 2016
MAEF targets dropout rate in charter school proposal75K, Graduate ReadySeptember 19, 2016
First charter school in Alabama set to open in Mobile in 2017Graduate ReadySeptember 8, 2016
July 2016 Newsletter75K, Graduate Ready, Reading BuddyJuly 21, 2016
Vital Link 2.0 Providing Opportunities for Students to Sharpen Skills for 21st Century Jobs75K Degrees, AT&T Vital LinkJuly 12, 2016
Alabama Charter School Commission releases letters of intentGraduate ReadyJuly 10, 2016
MAEF, industries providing paid internships for students75K, AT&T Vital Link, Graduate ReadyJune 29, 2016
June 2016 Newsletter75K, 75K Degrees, AT&T Vital Link, Evidence2Success, Graduate Ready, RAMPJune 29, 2016
MAEF Offers Summer Internships to High School Students AT&T Vital LinkJune 21, 2016
MAEF and Bishop State Community College Hold Press Conference to Announce Partnership that Supports 75,000 Degrees75K, 75K Degrees, Graduate ReadyJune 20, 2016
MAEF Leads Partnership with Bishop State Community College in Support of New Initiative 75K, 75K Degrees, Graduate ReadyJune 20, 2016
May 2016 Newsletter 75K, Academics, AT&T Vital Link, Education Commission, EEOP, EYE, Graduate Ready, RAMPMay 31, 2016
25 Alabama high schools with the best ACT scores75K DegreesMarch 16, 2016
February 2016 Newsletter AT&T Vital Link, EEOP, EYE, Graduate Ready, Reading BuddyFebruary 26, 2016
MAEF and City of Mobile Announce National Partnership February 23, 2016
Bishop State partners with USA to create a 'Pathway'75K DegreesJanuary 27, 2016
USA creates 'Pathway' for Faulkner State Community College students75K DegreesJanuary 20, 2016
MAEF, Airbus, and United Way Partner to Launch Airbus Flying Challenge Mentor Program Graduate ReadyJanuary 14, 2016
November 2015 Newsletter Academics, EYE, Reading BuddyNovember 19, 2015
October 2015 Newsletter Academics, EYE, Graduate Ready, RAMP, Reading Buddy, Superintendent’s Student Advisory CouncilOctober 22, 2015
September 2015 Newsletter September 17, 2015
Education by the Numbers Graduate ReadyAugust 25, 2015
MAEF One of 75 in U.S. To Receive Lumina Foundation Grant Education Commission, Graduate ReadyFebruary 26, 2015
Gradation Rate on the Rise!January 8, 2015
Education Summit 2015December 17, 2014
Toyota USA Foundation Conference: Supporting the Rigor & Relevance through STEM EducationDecember 17, 2014
Graduate Ready Summit Graduate ReadyOctober 15, 2014
Mobile's on the right track to improve graduation rate and workforce, education leaders sayOctober 3, 2014
MAEF CEO Takes Ice Bucket Challenge for ALSAugust 22, 2014
Register for the Graduate Ready Summit August 19, 2014
'It's really going to make a difference': Williamson High School launches maritime signature academyGraduate ReadyAugust 18, 2014
First day of school: New buildings, some air conditioning problemsAugust 13, 2014
'We expect a lot': Hall Elementary, 3 other Mobile County schools earn Torchbearer distinctionGraduate ReadyAugust 11, 2014
Drive carefully: Mobile County schools are back in action ThursdayAugust 6, 2014
The great school lunch debate: Mobile, Chickasaw districts benefit from federal grantsAugust 4, 2014
August 2014 NewsletterAT&T Vital Link, EYE, Graduate Ready, Reading BuddyAugust 1, 2014
Tomorrow's engineers build a better egg drop at summer campAT&T Vital LinkJuly 31, 2014
Back to school: Mobile, Baldwin county health departments offer extra immunization clinicsJuly 30, 2014
'Why can't regular school be this way?' Middle-schoolers learn hands-on science at summer campEYE, Graduate ReadyJuly 29, 2014
How best to fund technology? Mobile, Baldwin school officials meet with state legislatorsJuly 25, 2014
New principals assigned to Clark-Shaw Magnet, Envision Virtual schoolsJuly 22, 2014
Openings Available for Next Week's Engineering CampEYE, Graduate ReadyJuly 18, 2014
'You have permission to break the rules,' Bice tells educators at statewide conferenceJuly 14, 2014
Mobile, Pascagoula school districts honored by National School Public Relations AssociationJuly 9, 2014
Registration opens for Mobile County's online schoolJuly 9, 2014
Mobile County school board approves new principal at Turner Elementary; other principals announcedJuly 2, 2014
July 2014 NewsletterJuly 1, 2014
Tomorrow's movers and shakers: The 2014 Top Academic TeamJune 29, 2014
After-hours education program offers a lifeline to at-risk studentsEEOP, Graduate ReadyJune 17, 2014
Mobile County school board receives Patriotic Employer AwardJune 16, 2014
Mobile County school system to offer free lunches to all studentsJune 16, 2014
Sparks fly as 'Girls Can' campers learn welding, wiring and moreJune 13, 2014
Mobile County school system set to launch virtual school this fallJune 11, 2014
16 comments 40 Mobile County schools may lose assistant principals for new school yearMay 31, 2014
May 2014 NewsletterMay 1, 2014
April 2014 NewsletterAT&T Vital Link, Partners in Education, RAMP, Reading BuddyApril 1, 2014
Watch Common Core in action: Creating 'a huge shift' in teaching, learning at Gilliard ElementaryMarch 19, 2014
February 2014 NewsletterEEOPFebruary 1, 2014
Chickasaw officials seeking students for new school systemMay 14, 2012
State school board member Ella Bell visits Mobile schools in redrawn districtMay 12, 2012
Mobile County School Board to interview consultants for superintendent searchMay 27, 2011
Mobile County students glad school is out for the summerMay 25, 2011
Mobile County school board to narrow consultant firm selectionMay 25, 2011
Murphy High backers speak against Davidson proposalMay 24, 2011
Fairhope schools group strengthening push to split from Baldwin County Public SchoolsMay 23, 2011
Baldwin County school board OKs changes, start of progressive reformsMay 22, 2011
Parents upset that children may not be able to attend Satsuma High SchoolMay 21, 2011
Graduates should follow etiquette rules, says Mobile school board presidentMay 21, 2011
North Mobile County students at Satsuma High School may need new homeMay 18, 2011
Mobile County Public School board approves terminationsMay 17, 2011
Baldwin County 'Yes We Can' set to present strategic planMay 15, 2011
Old Shell Road Magnet School will add 4th grade next school yearMay 5, 2011
Mobile school board to hold public hearing on keeping Old Shell Road Magnet openMay 2, 2011
Mobile County school board starts search for new superintendentApril 30, 2011
Roy Nichols said successful tax renewal vote helped prompt him to retire as Mobile schools chiefApril 22, 2011
Mobile schools superintendent Roy Nichols announces retirementApril 21, 2011
OUR VIEW: The Birmingham Education Foundation, working with city school leaders, has a plan to change the negative perception of city schoolsApril 17, 2011
Satsuma residents approve split from Mobile County School SystemApril 13, 2011
Feds to investigate complaint that white school libraries get better support in Mobile CountyApril 12, 2011
Satsuma residents to vote on split from Mobile County School SystemApril 10, 2011
Mobile County school board member proposes new Old Shell Road Magnet SchoolApril 4, 2011
Mobile County teachers compete for Alabama's Teacher of the YearMarch 31, 2011
Mobile tax vote for schools offers hope (editorial)March 24, 2011
Limits on social media communication with students approved by Mobile school boardMarch 24, 2011
Mobile County school tax renewal appears to pass easilyMarch 22, 2011
Mobile County Public School tax renewal vote turnout low today at pollsMarch 22, 2011
Mobile County residents go to polls Tuesday for school renewal tax voteMarch 21, 2011
Mobile County superintendents campaign for renewal of taxes considered vital for schoolsMarch 17, 2011
Roy Nichols, other officials encourage renewal of tax for schoolsMarch 16, 2011
Mobile students campaign for renewal of tax considered critical to schoolsMarch 14, 2011
Satsuma breakaway could cost Mobile public schools $500,000 a yearMarch 13, 2011
Alabama bill again aims to end early August school start; tourism cited (Political Skinny)March 7, 2011
South Alabama program aims to add science teachers to Mobile schoolsFebruary 28, 2011
Mobile County school vote will not create new taxes, supporters stressFebruary 25, 2011
'No Cussing Day' gets coverage from Oprah Winfrey pal (Political Skinny)Academics, AT&T Vital Link, EYEFebruary 14, 2011
On the record: Fred McCallum, AT&T Alabama president, talks about evolution of the businessFebruary 13, 2011
Mobile County students hope to end year with '100 Days of Nonviolence'February 11, 2011
Dothan City School Board Approves YWCD Tax ResolutionFebruary 10, 2011
Jamie Ison says: Look beyond politicians for help with school tax (Political Skinny)February 7, 2011
Alabama school reserve accounts running dry; superintendents brace for cutsFebruary 7, 2011
Will Old Shell Road Magnet move to Spencer Elementary School? (with photo gallery)February 5, 2011
Tax renewal rejection could mean loss of 400 teachers, say Mobile officialsFebruary 3, 2011
Case study from “Building a Grad Nation: Progress and Challenge in Ending the High School Dropout Epidemic”February 3, 2011
Yes We Can Dothan provides example for Baldwin County's educational initiativeFebruary 1, 2011
Mobile County schools names Teachers of the YearJanuary 30, 2011
Cheerleading squads to see changes to tryouts, loss of freshman teamsJanuary 30, 2011
Northrop Grumman awards $60,000 in education grantsJanuary 26, 2011
'No Cussing Day' set after push by middle school studentsJanuary 25, 2011
Teacher's contact with student has Mobile public school officials creating Facebook guidelinesJanuary 25, 2011
School distance key issue in proposed Satsuma split from Mobile public schoolsJanuary 24, 2011
Chickasaw officials say higher taxes needed for school splitJanuary 24, 2011
Fairhope group drops school split effortJanuary 22, 2011
Satsuma to vote on split from Mobile County Public School SystemJanuary 20, 2011
Baldwin County Education Coalition asks for school board fundingJanuary 20, 2011
New Mobile chamber chairman says top goal is supporting school property tax renewalJanuary 19, 2011
6 Mobile County schools named Torchbearers for teaching high-poverty studentsJanuary 19, 2011
Mobile County voters to determine fate of school taxes on March 22January 16, 2011
Mobile schools win praise for education of black students, poor studentsJanuary 6, 2011
Mobile County school board picks four campuses to renovateJanuary 4, 2011
Mobile County schools getting extra $3 million for renovation projectsDecember 28, 2010
ThyssenKrupp property taxes worth $5.4 million for schools this yearDecember 27, 2010
Hollingers Island students decorate pink Christmas tree for principalDecember 23, 2010
Mobile County schools got $1,233 per student in federal stimulus fundsDecember 20, 2010
Prisons the biggest recipient of Alabama's education stimulus dollarsDecember 19, 2010
Editorial: Yes, Baldwin can make schools betterDecember 19, 2010
Baldwin schools, Coalition set to draft 'Yes We Can' strategic planDecember 19, 2010
Baldwin County school board members hear Yes We Can presentation, set item for voteDecember 16, 2010
Baldwin County Coalition to pitch 'Yes We Can' agreementDecember 14, 2010
School system to tear down old Blount, Hillsdale, Glendale schoolsNovember 30, 2010
Mobile County school system spends more on administrative costs than other districtsNovember 28, 2010
Mobile County, Saraland schools seek vote on tax called critical for operationsNovember 19, 2010
Mobile school board asks legislators to pass realistic budget this yearNovember 18, 2010
Alabama school districts get D on Sunshine Review of Internet informationNovember 17, 2010
Not in my backyard: Residents resist idea of alternative school in the neighborhoodNovember 14, 2010
Mobile County's new alternative school already at capacityNovember 14, 2010
100 Black Men group still mentoring, tutoring at alternative schoolNovember 14, 2010
Mobile City Council cool toward idea of split from Mobile County Public SchoolsNovember 13, 2010
School nurses spread thin over Mobile County schoolsNovember 11, 2010
Mobile County school officials shocked to learn of Chickasaw splitNovember 9, 2010
Spring Hill College undergrads tutor LeFlore students for ACT testNovember 8, 2010
Officials: Mobile schools doing better, but need to improve grad rateNovember 5, 2010
Mobile County students who fail a test must be allowed to retake itOctober 25, 2010
Mobile County students will get report cards a week lateOctober 17, 2010
Workforce forum targets trainingOctober 13, 2010
Graduation coaches making measurable differences with high school studentsOctober 11, 2010
B.C. Rain High School graduation rate target of $1.6 million federal grantOctober 10, 2010
Local school superintendents heading oil spill recovery committeeOctober 9, 2010
Student drug testing cut back in Mobile County as budget woes lingerOctober 8, 2010
Satsuma mulls split from Mobile County schoolsOctober 5, 2010
After student stabbing, Mobile public schools to hire uniformed guardsOctober 4, 2010
Mobile County school board tours 3 schools in tough shapeOctober 3, 2010
Oil spill recovery commission lacks K-12 voice, says Mobile school board presidentSeptember 30, 2010
Mobile County public school enrollment stable after 3-year declineSeptember 28, 2010
Mobile County school board wants $15 million from state to renovate 4 schoolsSeptember 23, 2010
Unexpected school construction money leads to emergency Mobile County school board meetingSeptember 23, 2010
Photo gallery: Students gather for prayer during See You at the PoleSeptember 22, 2010
Video: Anna Booth Elementary School wins Blue Ribbon from Department of EducationSeptember 21, 2010
Proration means $6 million loss for Mobile County schools, $2 million for Baldwin SchoolsSeptember 17, 2010
Loss of assistant principals spreads Mobile County school staffs thinSeptember 15, 2010
'Yes We Can' school meetings continue around Baldwin CountySeptember 12, 2010
"Yes We Can" meeting set Tuesday in Spanish FortSeptember 10, 2010
Grant aims to improve school for problem kids; Mobile's Continuous Learning Center, rated a troubled school, will benefitSeptember 6, 2010
Mobile County school students face registration headachesSeptember 1, 2010
Mobile County school students face registration headachesSeptember 1, 2010
Even with charter schools, Alabama would have flunked Race to the TopAugust 29, 2010
What you're saying: Charter schools or not, Alabama flunks Race to the TopAugust 29, 2010
Education secretary visits George Hall Elementary, says Mobile school is model of improvementAugust 28, 2010
AEA to Mobile school board: Hire teachers with jobs bill moneyAugust 25, 2010
Mobile County schools superintendent wants to spend $3 million from Jobs Bill, save the restAugust 20, 2010
Principals, counselors plead with Mobile County school leaders to maintain 12-month scheduleAugust 19, 2010
Here's your chance to "Speak Up" on the future of Huntsville, Madison and Madison County schoolsAugust 18, 2010
Record number of Alabama students take ACT; top 5 college choices namedAugust 18, 2010
Carolyn Akers eager to bring her fix-it mentality to area schoolsAugust 17, 2010
5 of state's high-poverty, high-performing schools in Mobile CountyAugust 16, 2010
Mobile County won't use new federal funding to hire teachersAugust 13, 2010
State's high school graduation rates could be deceivingAugust 9, 2010
Mobile County school board to BP: Build us a career-tech schoolAugust 8, 2010
It will be cool -- literally, at least -- to be back in school Monday for Mobile, Saraland studentsAugust 7, 2010
Some Mobile, Baldwin county students return to chilly classroomsAugust 6, 2010
New group asks public to 'Speak Up' about what schools should doAugust 6, 2010
Plan to use Chickasaw building as temporary alternative school draws leaders' ireAugust 5, 2010
Mobile County school board approves construction of 3 new schoolsJuly 29, 2010
Alabama passed over again for Race to the Top fundsJuly 28, 2010
Superintendent Roy Nichols to lead school tax campaign in Mobile CountJuly 25, 2010
Mobile County schools superintendent gets high marks from school boardJuly 23, 2010
Mobile County school board wants to build 3 new schoolsJuly 23, 2010
School construction likely to be hot topic at Mobile County school board retreatJuly 20, 2010
Pay cuts, job eliminations approved by Mobile County school boardJuly 16, 2010
Top Academic Team: Press-Register honors 14 stellar high school graduatesJuly 11, 2010
InnovationJuly 2, 2010
Mobile schools chief rejects 100 Black Men of Greater Mobile's alternative school proposalJune 30, 2010
100 Black Men may lose Phoenix alternative school in Mobile CountyJune 26, 2010
School bus route cuts likely in Mobile County, superintendent saysJune 20, 2010
Mobile County school board OKs more layoffs, transfersMay 26, 2010
Mobile County schools superintendent wants to borrow $25 million for constructionMay 26, 2010
State threatens takeover if Mobile County school board doesn't make cutsMay 23, 2010
National survey says 25 Alabama school systems know "what parents want"May 17, 2010
Mobile schools superintendent threatens to burn building in way of constructionMay 11, 2010
Mobile public schools begin phasing out deep fryers, aim for healthier lunchesMay 10, 2010
Mobile County school cuts fall heavily on bus drivers, maintenance workersMay 6, 2010
Mobile county school board member Levon Manzie works alongside school employeesMay 2, 2010
Mobile's Teachers of the Year get news in their classroomsApril 30, 2010
Nichols: Fewer Mobile County teacher losses than feared, but tough cuts aheadApril 23, 2010
LeFlore student stands out, wears tie to school every dayApril 18, 2010
Mobile's contribution to school system to continue, city spokeswoman saysApril 4, 2010
Alabama House set to debate bare-bones education budget March 30, 2010
Mobile County schools maintenance staff go to triage as budget cuts pinchMarch 29, 2010
Mobile County schools' population in steady declineMarch 21, 2010
Mobile school budget cuts could cost 350 teachers their jobsMarch 19, 2010
Mobile superintendent drops plan to change high school attendance bordersMarch 15, 2010
Alabama House set to debate bare-bones education budgetMarch 10, 2010
Mobile County school board president Bill Meredith won't seek re-electionMarch 9, 2010
Alabama not to Race to the TopMarch 4, 2010
Public input key in school improvement planMarch 2, 2010
Alabama to start using new formula to measure high school dropout rateFebruary 25, 2010
Mobile County high schools to switch to new class scheduleFebruary 19, 2010
A good blueprint for cutting dropout rateFebruary 17, 2010
Mobile mayor Sam Jones wants to cut dropout rate in half in 4 yearsFebruary 12, 2010
Alabama House committee blocks charter school proposalFebruary 10, 2010
Alabama House committee blocks charter school proposalFebruary 10, 2010
Cool career ideas for fourth-gradersFebruary 6, 2010
School board approves plan to allow early high school graduationJanuary 27, 2010
George Hall Elementary School's improvement highlighted by U.S. Department of EducationJanuary 24, 2010
Mobile County school board mulls early graduation option for high school studentsJanuary 22, 2010
GEORGE HALL BEING FILMEDJanuary 21, 2010
State officials promise to improve education in application for Race to the Top fundsJanuary 20, 2010
Six gubernatorial candidates take 6 different approaches to school reformJanuary 13, 2010
Almost 1,000 students have 'dropped back in' through alternative program for earning diplomasJanuary 10, 2010
Funding crises, schools closing, graduation toughening: Top school stories of 2009AT&T Vital LinkDecember 31, 2009
Gov. Bob Riley to push for establishment of charter schools in AlabamaAT&T Vital Link, Harold Dodge Fund A StarNovember 18, 2009
Teen seminar brings message of empowermentNovember 15, 2009
Mobile Engineers a Dynamic School SystemSeptember 23, 2009
Mobile should be our example for cooperationNovember 16, 2008
Teachers Seeking Community InvolvementNovember 13, 2008
Wiregrass Newsroom: Dothan Considering Uniforms For City SchoolsNovember 13, 2008
"Yes We Can!" Group Announces Community AgreementOctober 21, 2008
Education Initiative says "Yes We Can Dothan"July 16, 2008
South Carolina Local Coalition Seeking Lessons from Alabama School PartnershipJanuary 14, 2008
15th Anniversary Press ReleaseDecember 6, 2007
Harold Dodge accepts position at USANovember 27, 2007
Carolyn Akers receives Leadership Alabama Distinguished Alumna AwardOctober 10, 2007
In Some Districts, Outside Groups Have Inside TrackNovember 29, 2006
In Some Districts, Outside Groups Have Inside TrackNovember 29, 2006
Good Schools Can HappenAugust 27, 2006