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Estimate: Up to Half of Alabama Students Will Attend Classes Remotely This Fall

Alabama State School Superintendent Eric Mackey estimates up to half of the state’s public school students will be attending classes remotely in the fall because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Mackey said more than a quarter of students are in systems that are only doing remote classes for the first part of year. He said as many as 15% to 30%…

AEA responds to ALSDE’s “Roadmap to Reopening Schools” Plan

On Thursday, June 25, the Alabama Education Association released their expectations for reopening Alabama Schools. On Friday, following Dr. Eric Mackey’s unveiling of the “Roadmap to Reopening Schools” plan, AEA responded to Dr. Mackey’s plan. AEA response to ALSDE’s “Roadmap to Reopening Schools” Plan is as follows:  It was immediately clear today with the release of the Alabama State Department…

AHSAA Studying State Plan to Reopen Schools

In a statement, the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) says it’s reviewing the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) Roadmap to Reopening Schools, which was released Friday by State Superintendent Dr. Eric Mackey. The ALSDE, in conjunction with the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), developed its plan as a guidance document for the upcoming school year which is…

ALSDE Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

An Alabama State Department of Education employee has tested positive for COVID-19. Director of Communications Dr. Michael Sibley confirmed to Alabama News Network that they were notified Monday night about the case. While the employee worked on the 5th floor at the department, Dr. Sibley says the entire 5th floor has not been closed. Only the section that the person…