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Last In Math: Alabama Politicians Look for Ways to Close Gap

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — State elected officials are working on a math initiative in an effort to boost scores. Republican Sen. Arthur Orr is working on proposed legislation for lawmakers to consider in 2022. He said it would include hiring more math coaches in elementary schools and other efforts to boost math scores. Eventually, in the latter part of this…

Ivey Signs Bill Allowing K-12 Schools To Teach Yoga

The Alabama ban on yoga in public schools is no more. Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday signed legislation to allow public schools to teach yoga. The legislation sponsored by Democratic Rep. Jeremy Gray, a former college athlete who did yoga as part of his training, says schools can opt to teach yoga if they choose. The new law comes 27…