Ella Bell

Reaction To Ella Bell’s Passing

Ella B BellSBOEFor almost two decades, Ella Bell served on the Alabama State School Board of Education, representing District 5. The 71-year-old passed away Sunday morning. The loss is being felt across the state, including Montgomery. State Superintendent Dr. Eric Mackey said her passing is heartbreaking. “Certainly, it’s a big loss for us here at the department. It’s a big…

Longtime State School Board Member Ella Bell Dies

Ella B Bell Longtime state school board member Ella Bell has died. She was 71 years old. Bell represented District 5 for 19 years, which includes parts of Montgomery and much of West Alabama. Funeral arrangements have not been announced. “I’ll be in prayer for the family of State Board of Education member, Ella Bell,’ Gov. Kay Ivey said on…

Change.org Petition Calls for Removal of SBOE Member Ella Bell

Ella B BellSBOEAlabama State Board of Education Member Ella Bell has come under fire today following an al.com opinion article that says she wants to institutionalize Alabama’s special needs students. In the piece, Bell is quoted asking whether it’s “against the law to create an academy on special education so that poor test scores from existing schools would not be further…