A libertarian group in California filed a legal challenge to President Joe Biden’s plan for student debt cancellation on Tuesday, calling it an illegal overreach that would increase state tax burdens for some Americans who get their debt forgiven.
The organization announced in a release on Tuesday that Madison Hogans, who is currently a student at the University of South Alabama’s College of Medicine, was chosen as the recipient of their Underwood Minority Scholarship Award.
School systems across Alabama are scrambling to find milk suppliers now that Borden is closing plants. The Calhoun County School System says it will have a limited supply of milk and chocolate milk beginning Monday and that will continue at least until September 20.
The state allocates millions to its First-Class Pre-K Program through the Department of Early Childhood Education. Recognized by many groups as one of the best programs in the country, it currently costs $174 million to operate. WSFA got an exclusive look inside one of these classrooms to see how this money is being used.
Billions of dollars in student loan cancellations are available, but the deadline to apply is approaching. Consumer Investigator Rachel DePompa explains “Public Service Loan Forgiveness” and how you might qualify.
The pandemic has caused academic setbacks for students in Alabama. That’s according to a new report from the National Assessment of Education Progress that shows a significant drop in reading and math scores.
Beginning this school year, schools can receive free feminine hygiene products for their students. This is thanks to a bill that was signed by Gov. Kay Ivey in April that allocates $200,000 for the products to be put in Title I schools.
President Biden on Wednesday extended the moratorium on student loan payments and canceled $10,000 in debt for borrowers making $125,000 a year or less. In this Watching Your Wallet, Consumer Investigator Rachel DePompa finds out what experts say your next step should be if you have student loans.
As the state continues to work to improve its math scores, introducing STEM programs in early grade levels is one of the ways leaders are trying to do so. Governor Kay Ivey visited a Montgomery elementary school to experience its brand-new STEM lab. The only one in the river region for students that young.