accreditation

Claire Weil: “MPS has made “huge gains” in the last 18 months when it comes to finances and becoming fully accredited”

The Alabama State Board of Education has removed Montgomery Public Schools from state intervention during Thursday’s work session. The resolution would have to be placed on a formal meeting agenda at a later date before final approval. Alabama News Network reporter Andrew James spoke with Board President Clare Weil about the report. She says they are “hopeful” and feels MPS…

Montgomery Public Schools Regains Accreditation after Almost 2 years “Under Review”

Montgomery Public School leaders are proud to be turning a new leaf, after regaining its full accreditation status. The good news was the purpose of a special called board meeting Monday, after nearly two years of it’s accreditation status being “under review”. “This status now belongs to you because you are MPS… I knew we could do it from the…

Trenholm State helps displaced Virginia College students

Meetings to be held Tuesday Dec.18

There are still many unanswered questions for Virginia College students. Earlier this month the college announced that it would be closing its doors for good nationwide. Many students were shocked and confused. Students do not not know if credits or financial aid will transfer. Trenholm State Community College is here to help these students. Trenholm will be holding information meetings…

Virginia College Students Seek Answers After Sudden Closing

Virginia College students in Montgomery say they are frustrated and confused because they’ve been told conflicting information about the next steps in continuing their education, and what will be done with the money they’ve already paid in tuition. Wednesday, the school suddenly announced its closing and students received an email that Virginia College’s accreditation was being pulled. Students were notified…

MPS Accreditation Status Changed To ‘Under Review’

Officials with the accrediting board-AdvancED met with the Montgomery Public School Board Wednesday, for an update in the school systems’ accreditation status. AdvancED State Director Andre Harrison, announced the change from ‘accredited’ to ‘under review’ point, he says not to be confused with probation. Harrison presented a report based on info gathered in a special review conducted by 6 educators …

Superintendent Fears Loss Of Accreditation in Montgomery Public Schools, Says “Major Changes” Still Needed

Interim State Superintendent, Dr. Ed Richardson says there’s a need for new plans to fix the serious financial and academic concerns in Montgomery Public schools and fears they could soon face bigger issues. In a blunt assessment of the intervention process so far at a State School board meeting Thursday, Richardson told board members that the intervention is taking more…