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Kristin Landers: The push to sexualize Alabama’s children

I used to think Alabama was a state where kids could be kids, but it looks like we could use some sage wisdom from that big dancing rat at Chuck E. Cheese right now.

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Ashley Carter: Restoring the importance of religion in our nation

We talk today about moral decline, but we forget that we are actively removing God from our homes, our schools, and the political world.

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Ashley Carter: Gone are the days of cops and robbers, and by all means, don’t get out the green army men!

No wonder we have weaker churches, families and military! It has nothing to do with any holds that U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville is doing. No, it is because we are raising feminized young men to fit our woke narrative.

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Alabama public school officials 'cautiously optimistic' on improving academics post-COVID

Alabama State Department of Education director of communications Dr. Michael Sibley said March 13, 2020, was the day a previously distant thought became a reality. Then-President Donald Trump declared a National Emergency, and schools were suddenly closed.

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Baldwin County, Montgomery Public and Tuscaloosa City school systems suing social media platforms for mental harm to children

Due to the impact of social media on children, some Alabama school systems claim they need money for support and training, according to a new lawsuit filed in the Superior Court of the State of California for the County of Los Angeles.

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Amie Beth Shaver: We must take back control of our kids

We will not hand our culture over to queer theorists and gender Marxists. 

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'Bad things happen behind closed doors all the time between kids and adults' – Concerned parents address school mental health counselors

Concerns linger for children 14 and older who can have unsupervised consultation with school mental health counselors without the knowledge or consent of parents.

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Alabama considers more certification changes to combat teacher shortage

Superintendents struggling to fill teaching positions before the new year might be able to consider a new group of applicants, under a proposal being discussed by the Alabama Board of Education (ALBOE). The ALBOE is expected to vote as early as this month on a proposal that would lower the scores needed to pass the Praxis teacher qualification tests, which are needed in the most common route to teacher certification in Alabama.

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Coronavirus positivity rate jumps to 41.%

The Omicron variant of the coronavirus is spreading rapidly across Alabama. The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) reports...

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St. Clair County residents to vote on property tax increases for schools

By Terry Schrimscher Voters in St. Clair County will head to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 16, to consider proposed property tax increases...

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Disconnected: Widespread internet disadvantages impacting households, communities in Alabama

By Erica Thomas “Connection error.”  “Unable to connect to wireless network. “ “Disconnected.” In a digital world, some households...

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NATIONAL BULLYING PREVENTION MONTH: Mom continues fight against bullying after losing son to suicide

By Erica Thomas October is National Bullying Prevention Month and in Alabama, school systems are required to adopt and abide by policies...

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Sewell announces additional dollars available for schools and libraries to boost broadband

By Brandon Moseley Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL07) announced that schools and libraries in Alabama can apply now through October...

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Gov. Ivey extends condolences to Alabamians killed in flooding

By Brandon Moseley Alabama was hit hard by flooding late on Wednesday, Oct. 6, and into the early morning hours of Thursday, resulting...

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Tennessee preacher urges state of Alabama to ban yoga

By Brandon Moseley Mike and Elizabeth Shreve of Cleveland, Tennessee released a statement in September asking the Alabama legislature...