University of Alabama Assistant Professor of Higher Education Dr. Krystal L. Williams was chosen by “Diverse: Issues in Higher Education” magazine as one of the nation’s top 15 emerging scholars under the age of 40.
It’s kind of like the first day of school all over again for some Hoover City School students. Elementary students started their new learning schedule Tuesday. Students moved from 2 days a week of in person learning to 4 days a week of in person learning.
The CDC continues to monitor for spread of COVID variants - which are essentially new forms of the COVID virus. They’re monitoring one in particular that’s already showing up in the U.S. and it’s considered more contagious.
This new bill includes four times more money for schools. Dr. Mackey says state by state allocations have not been released yet, but based on the math from the previous bill Alabama could get $800 - $900 million dollars.
Some students and staff at C.J. Donald Elementary in Fairfield are in day two of their quarantine after a potential COVID-19 exposure at school. The district has a partnership with Cahaba Medical Care which paid off during their safety response.
Nationally, teachers are honored each spring with a dedicated Teachers Appreciation Week, however, due to the unique and challenging set of circumstances teachers have experienced this year, the state is providing Alabama teachers with extra praise.