Spotlight On Education


Episode #701

Alabama's Superintendent of Education, Dr. Tommy Bice, discusses the recent news that Alabama's high school graduation rate has reached 80 percent. He also talks about the decision to do away with the high school graduation exam, the Common Core debate and the education budget. We're also joined by Allison de la Torre, the Executive Director of the Alabama School Readiness Alliance, who discusses the push again this year to provide more funding to the state's pre-K programs. And Drew Langloh, President and CEO of United Way of Central Alabama, is with us to talk about the "Bold Goals" initiative, to improve education and the overall vitality of the Central Alabama Region.

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