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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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Governor Ivey Announces New Partnership for ‘Reach Out and Read’ Program

Governor Ivey Announces New Partnership for ‘Reach Out and Read’ Program MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced a new partnership for the Reach Out and Read program with the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education (ADECE), Alabama Medicaid Agency (AMA), and the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH). These state agencies are providing

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Governor Ivey Announces New First Class Pre-K Classrooms in First Round of Funding

Governor Ivey Announces New First Class Pre-K Classrooms in First Round of Funding MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education are proud to announce that the nationally recognized, high-quality Alabama First Class Pre-K program will add 135 new classrooms in 41 counties this fall. This is the first round

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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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