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Birmingham BOE files lawsuit to stop charter school opening

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Birmingham’s school board is trying to block the opening of a charter school in the city.

The board has filed suit against the Alabama Public Charter School Commission to prevent STAR Academy from operating in the city. 75 more words

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Unsung Heroes Part I: Roderick Jackson V. Birmingham Board of Education

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Doing the right thing isn’t always easy, because standing up for what one believes is the right thing to do often times leads to consequences and backlash. 1,289 more words


Board of Education names superintendent finalists amid controversy

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Birmingham Board of Education has whittled its list of superintendent finalists down to two.

Lisa Herring of Kentucky and Regina Thompson of South Carolina are the final two candidates in the search. 217 more words

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2 Birmingham schools appeal decision about charter school applications

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Two schools are appealing the Birmingham Board of Education’s decision to reject their charter school applications.

Last month, Interim Superintendent Dr. Larry Contri recommended the board deny the applications. 32 more words

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