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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…

Dr. Ed Richardson Gives MPS Intervention Update at 145th Chamber Meeting

Montgomery Chamber says future of building a better Montgomery begins with the improvement of public education

1/1IMG_0546 Show Caption Hide Caption Education was the hot topic at the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce’s 145th Annual Meeting Thursday, as 600 business leaders packed the Renaissance to celebrate the Chamber’s key wins in 2017. “We’re number one in jobs in the state and new jobs from last year,” said David Reed, outgoing chairman of the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce….

State Superintendent Addresses Ongoing MPS Intervention

When asked how he would grade the intervention into Montgomery Public Schools, State Superintendent Michael Sentance says he would give it a B.  It’s an intervention process that has had its share of controversy with many Montgomery County Board of Education members complaining about a lack of collaboration.  Sentance says this is something he’s working on. “I enjoy them individually,…

Board Members Upset with MPS Intervention Process

A few months in to the State Department of Education’s intervention into Montgomery Public Schools, board members are speaking out about the process.  Many say they are unhappy with how the intervention has gone so far. Board Member Melissa Snowden says the intervention has not been the collaborative process they expected it to be. She says the lack of a…

School Board Releases Timeline For MPS Intervention

We are learning more about the state takeover of Montgomery public schools after The Alabama State Board of Education met Thursday. The board laid out the timeline for the intervention. As we’ve reported, the state is taking over 27 of Montgomery’s public schools. All of the school reviews will be completed by May 12,2017. The following week, May 16-18 , there…