Monthly Archives: September 2020

Governor Ivey Announces Creation of the Alabama Family Central Website

Governor Ivey Announces Creation of the Alabama Family Central Website September 28, 2020 Press Releases Share MONTGOMERY –  Governor Kay Ivey on Monday announced the creation of Alabama Family Central a comprehensive, easy-to-use web and mobile destination that offers parents and families, guardians, teachers and caregivers a one-stop connection to programs and services in Alabama.

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Alabama’s First Class Pre-K a bright spot in state’s Black Belt, report finds

Alabama’s First Class Pre-K a bright spot in state’s Black Belt, report finds (STOCK PHOTO) Alabama’s Black Belt communities continue to be hard-hit when it comes to unemployment and a declining population, but according to a report released Tuesday, the region’s Pre-K program is a bright spot. The University of Alabama’s Education Policy Center released

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Prekindergarten a ‘shining success’ in rural Alabama: Black Belt 2020

Prekindergarten a ‘shining success’ in rural Alabama: Black Belt 2020 Posted Sep 22, 7:15 AM By Ramsey Archibald | rarchibald@al.com Earlier this year, National Institute for Early Education Research ranked Alabama’s First Class Pre-K program as the top state-funded prekindergarten program in the United States for the 14th year in a row – and it’s

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Before-and-after photos show how the pandemic has changed classroom setups

Before-and-after photos show how the pandemic has changed classroom setups Monica HumphriesSep 1, 2020, 04:03 IST Cydni built plastic shields for her classroom this year.@cydni_erin/Instagram Classrooms look drastically different this year as teachers prepare for in-person classes during the pandemic. While some teachers have spaced desks apart, others have added shields to their tables. Scientists

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