Charter school law chugging along

From the Gadsden Times: MONTGOMERY — A charter school bill that could help Alabama be more competitive in applying for federal education funds is being prepared for the 2010 legislative session that begins Jan. 12. For it: Birmingham News, The Alabama Policy Institute, Gov. Bob Riley, Alabama Possible, Caroline Novack of the A+ Partnership, Former … [Read more…]

Charter Schools Might Be Coming to Alabama – Time to Put the Money Where the Mouth Is

I wrote this a while ago but with the holidays and whatnot didn’t have time/inclination to post it. Learned today via al.com that my home state of Alabama might be getting herself some charter schools! Yeehaw! While charter schools are hardly the Anarcho-capitalist ideal, I believe they can constitute a step in the right direction. … [Read more…]