Rural Schools Get The Shaft

As reported by Yahoo News: Thanks to an under-the-radar bookkeeping change at the Department of Education, hundreds of rural schools across the US are set to lose vital funds. As reported in the New York Times, the department has changed the eligibility criteria for...

Alabama K-12 Schools Closing March 18

As reported by AL.com "All K-12 schools in Alabama will close at the end of Wednesday, March 18, in response to the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Kay Ivey announced Friday during a press conference in Montgomery. Schools could re-open on April 6, depending on the...

Internet Warning

While I am definitely low tech and challenged by most things electronic, that is not the case with my daughter Kim.  So when she passes along info, I pay attention. In light of the chaos and confusion about coronavirus, I share this info Kim shared with me. Beware of...

When You Know The World Has Passed You By

I freely acknowledge that much of today's world is one I do not understand--or relate to. Alexia does not sit on my coffee table waiting for me to issue a command.  My GPS is this big piece of paper that is sometimes hard to refold and has lots of lines on it and...

Who Is After Del Marsh?

Like you, I get tons of email (and I send tons as well).  I try my best to "screen" it.  Like the notes from a foreign country saying their great-grandfather was the prime minister of such and such and if I respond I will be fabulously wealthy.  Those get deleted...

15 Minutes With The Governor

Recently I asked educators across the state what they would tell Governor Kay Ivey if they had 15 minutes to meet with her.  Answers came from retired superintendents, current superintendents, principals, teachers and school board members. They were well thought out...

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