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U.S Department of Education Approves Alabama’s Plan for Use of American Rescue Plan Funds

On Thursday, Aug. 12, the U.S. announced the approval of Alabama’s American Rescue Plan, Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP ESSER) plan and it distributed the remaining ARP ESSER funds to them. Alabama’s plan explains how the state is using and plans to use ARP ESSER funds to safely reopen and sustain the safe operation of schools while expanding…

I-Team Investigation: Teacher Sex Charges

The state of Alabama has received bad grades for a number of things in the past, but one failing grade, according to a 2014 study, really stands out. The study, compiled by a former U.S. department of education staffer Terry Abbott, found Alabama is ground zero for teachers convicted or accused of having sex with students. Several cases have made headlines…