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Alabama Late Again with School Payments

Updated: 11/20/2008 - A shortfall in state revenue is causing Alabama to be late again in sending state funds to school systems to make their monthly payroll.

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Henry County Schools Lose One Mil Tax

Updated: 11/17/2008 - The passing of amendment one gave many school officials in the Wiregrass a sigh of relief. But budget concerns still linger for one school system after the loss of the one mil tax vote.

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Officials "Go Back to School"

Updated: 11/14/2008 - Abbeville Elementary and Abbeville Christian Academy students were greeted by area officials on Friday.

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C.I.T.Y Program Helps WOODSKids

Updated: 11/13/2008 - Within the past 10 years, Southern Poverty Law Center says the state of Alabama has seen a dramatic increase in the number of children in juvenile justice facilities. But one program in the Wiregrass is working to turn those numbers around and give new hope to these children.

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Overcoming The Academic Achievement Gap

Updated: 11/12/2008 - National statistics indicate a widening academic achievement gap between the middle class and those children from low-income families.

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Henry County Schools Could Face Major Cutbacks

Updated: 10/31/2008 - The fate of one Wiregrass school system lies solely in the hands of its voters. Henry County school officials are crossing their fingers on a vote that could change everything.

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Increased Enrollment Causes Headland Elementary to Expand

Updated: 10/13/2008 - Schools are seeing an increased number of students as the local community continues to expand. Because of the increased student body at Headland Elementary School, they're now in need of more space. 

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Wicksburg High School Get Off AYP List

Updated: 09/26/2008 - Several high schools in the Wiregrass area fell into the 17 percent that did not reach Adequate Yearly Progress, but one high school in the area is off the list.

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Elba School Forum

Updated: 09/23/2008 - An independent, non-partisan group is looking to better educate children for skills in the 21st century.

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Andalusia City School Drug Testing

Updated: 09/23/2008 - Andalusia City becomes one of the first in south Alabama to conduct mandatory drug testing of students involved in competitive activities.

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Alabama Two-Year Colleges and Illegals

Updated: 09/23/2008 - Advocates for people who are in the country illegally want the State Board of Education to take a second look at a policy that would prohibit those immigrants from enrolling in Alabama's two-year colleges.

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Low Enrollment Causes Budget Cuts for Ozark Schools

Updated: 09/19/2008 - School has been back in session for a few weeks now, and most of them across the Wiregrass are doing well financially. However, Ozark City Schools are short on money, and short on teachers, because of low enrollment.

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