Failing Schools

Deadline Approaching for Students to Transfer from “Failing” Schools

Parents can transfer students under the Alabama Accountability Act

If your child is attending a school on the state’s “failing schools” list, you have several options to transfer your student under the Alabama Accountability Act but the deadline is approaching. The list of failing schools all across the state was released back in November, with 75 school’s performing below Alabama’s standards. Montgomery Public School parents¬† with children at a…

11 Montgomery Public Schools Make “Lowest Performing Schools in Alabama” List

Nearly a dozen Montgomery Public Schools have been named in this year’s legislature-mandated list of the lowest performing schools in Alabama. Compared to the list released last January, the total number of schools has risen from 10 to 11. That is the second-highest number in the state, behind Birmingham City Schools, which had 16. Overall, there are 75 schools statewide…

MPS Board Discusses Report Card Assessment

The more pressing topic at Thursday’s MPS board meeting was a recent report card grade. The school system went from a grade of D, up to a C. MPS superintendent Dr. Ann Roy Moore says they are excited about the higher grade, but there is still much work to be done. The school system is still under state intervention, and…

Deadline Approaches for School Transfers through Alabama Accountability Act

We are one week from the deadline for a program allowing parents to transfer their students out of failing public schools. ¬†Transfer applications through the Alabama Accountability Act are due May 1st for Montgomery Public Schools, but as with many things, the program is being affected by the ongoing state intervention. Montgomery Public Schools has 11 failing schools, according to…