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Redistributed Funds Brings Optimism to Alternative School

Posted: 07/19/2011 - Before leaving office Dr. Sam Nichols proposed closing P.A.S.S Academy, an alternative school for students. His claim was it would cut costs, but others in the community strongly opposed the move. Now, as a new superintendent steps in there is a new plan for the school.

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Waivers Likely for 6 schools in Danger of Closure

Updated: 07/16/2011 - MIAMI (AP) -- Six schools in danger of being closed because of low performance, including one visited by President Barack Obama earlier this year, will likely be granted waivers.

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Harvard training college teachers on black history

Updated: 07/16/2011 - A small group of college teachers from around the country are participating in a Harvard program aimed at getting more black history into the classroom and research projects.

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High School Students Need Remedial College Courses

Updated: 07/10/2011 - BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- An analysis by The Birmingham News shows that more than a third of Alabama high school graduates who attend college in-state must take remedial courses in their freshman year because they are not ready for college-level work.

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Military News Organization Recognizes Troy

Posted: 07/09/2011 - DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) -- A military news organization has recognized Alabama's Troy University as being one of the top 15 schools in the country in terms of troops taking advantage of military tuition assistance programs.

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"Sex Offenders in School": Part 2

Updated: 07/06/2011 - On yesterday, we told you about dozens of area children in the juvenile court system and therapy for committing sex crimes against fellow juveniles, a Geneva County teen was even sentenced to 3 years in prison for transmitting obscene material to a minor. News 4's Skylar Zwick continues to investigate these issues.

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Vaccines Need to be a Priority

Updated: 07/01/2011 - With the holiday approaching, you may be in a summer state-of-mind and getting ready for the school year is not a top priority. However, it is time to start thinking about your child's vaccines.

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Dr. Sam Nichols Says Goodbye

Updated: 06/22/2011 - Dothan City School employees will soon be saying goodbye to a long-time superintendent.

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More Students Defaulting on Student Loan Payments

Posted: 06/09/2011 - The cost of college tuition is increasing faster than the cost of living so more students than ever are taking out loans, and it turns out that a growing number aren't paying them back.

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Spike in Community College Tuition

Posted: 06/09/2011 - The Alabama State Board of Education passed a proposal to raise tuition rates for community colleges.

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