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Gov. Ivey on hand to celebrate UA’s Early Learning Initiative

Gov. Ivey on hand to celebrate UA’s Early Learning Initiative Miranda Prescott, The Gadsden Times Fri, October 29, 2021, 9:00 PM·7 min read Gov. Kay Ivey speaks Friday at the ceremonial ribbon cutting for the University of Alabama’s Early Learning Initiative at UA’s Gadsden Center. Gov. Kay Ivey was among those attending Friday’s ceremonial ribbon

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WATCH: Gov. Ivey announces new reading benefits for Alabama students

WATCH: Gov. Ivey announces new reading benefits for Alabama students MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — Gov. Kay Ivey held a press conference on Thursday to announce a new partnership to improve literacy and reading proficiency across Alabama. Last year, Ivey launched the Alabama Campaign for Grade-Level Reading initiative to support students in achieving reading proficiency by

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Alabama Pre-K enrollment down during pandemic, still highly-ranked by national group

Alabama Pre-K enrollment down during pandemic, still highly-ranked by national group Alabama’s First Class Pre-K program again has won national accolades for the 15th consecutive year. The National Institute for Early Education Research’s annual report, released Monday, found Alabama is one of only six top-ranking states meeting benchmarks for curriculum standards, teacher training and class

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Alabama First Class Pre-k program ranked nation’s best for 15th straight year

Alabama First Class Pre-k program ranked nation’s best for 15th straight year Governor Kay Ivey on Monday announced that the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) has ranked Alabama First Class Pre-K as the nation’s highest quality state pre-kindergarten program for the 15th consecutive year. “Ensuring our youngest learners have a strong start to

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