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‘Was he hurting anyone?’: Father of Jefferson County elementary school student suspended for making a finger gun defends his son

A parent of a Jefferson County student who was suspended earlier this month for pretending his finger was a gun in a game of cops and robbers spoke out on Alabama Unfiltered on NewsTalk 93.1 on Tuesday.

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Jefferson County Schools still recovering from spring break ransomware attack as students return for new school year Tuesday

Though the network has been rebuilt, and children will be able to use classroom technology upon returning to school, the school system is still testing cybersecurity protocols to fend off a potential attack in the future.

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Principals at Jefferson County Schools receive training to administer opioid-countering drug

School principals in Jefferson County now know how to administer a drug that reverses the effect of opioid overdoses.

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Teacher passes away at Mortimer Jordan High School; Class canceled for the day

Jefferson County School System administrators canceled school on Wednesday after a teacher died on a high school campus early Wednesday morning. 

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Jefferson County Schools seniors receive over $100 million in combined scholarships, over 1,000 students receive awards

Over 1,000 seniors in Jefferson County Schools' graduating class of 2022 received at least one scholarship this year.

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Communist poster hung in Alabama middle school; System says 'part of understanding history’

In a news release from Jefferson County Schools last week, a poster depicting communist revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara appeared on a classroom wall at Clay-Chalkville Middle School.

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Alabama middle schoolers wish retired Tuskegee Airman happy 100th birthday with letters

Retired Sgt. Victor W. Butler is turning 100 on Saturday and asked for people to send him cards for his birthday

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Gone Fishin’, Not Just Wishin' teaches students with special needs to fish

The Exceptional Anglers event, Gone Fishin’, Not Just Wishin’, is teaching basic fishing skills to students with special needs from Alabaster, Pelham City, Shelby County and Jefferson County school systems.

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Signature Academies launching in Jefferson County Fall 2022

A new kind of school is coming to students in Jefferson County in the fall of 2022. The Signature Academies will be schools focused...