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Tag: TERRI COLLINS

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IVF bills giving clinics some civil, criminal immunity filed in House, Senate

State legislators filed multiple bills on Tuesday in response to an Alabama Supreme Court ruling that an embryo created through in-vitro fertilization (IVF) is a child protected by Alabama's wrongful death act and the Alabama Constitution.

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Study shows Alabama with fifth highest decline in abortions nationally post-Dobbs

Abortions in Alabama declined from an average of 635 per month to zero after the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) overturned Roe v. Wade in June, 2022, according to a new study.

Terri Collins Alabama News
House Education Policy chair Terri Collins supports changes to third-grade reading requirements, not concerned about holdbacks

House Education Policy Committee chairwoman State Rep. Terri Collins (R-Decatur) is all-in on the recent adjustment to third-grade reading tests for Alabama students.

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State Rep. Collins: 'Not the case at all' public teacher compensation in Alabama is lacking

According to Gov. Kay Ivey, another teacher pay raise is under consideration for the 2023 legislative session. However, as things stand right now, teacher compensation is in a good place, according to State Rep. Terri Collins (R-Decatur), the chairwoman of the House Education Policy Committee.

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House Education Policy chair Rep. Terri Collins: Freshman lawmakers who campaigned on school choice must show what they're 'willing to do'

Lawmakers and politicians in Alabama are continually pushing school choice as a legislative priority in the 2023 legislative session.

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State Rep. Collins: Low teacher Praxis certification exam pass rates have 'a few little caveats'

Earlier this month, a report by the Alabama Commission on the Evaluation of Services showed less than 50% of education students pass the Praxis test on the first try in Alabama.

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State Rep. Collins calls for state to be more proactive in adoption process in wake of abortion ban

State Rep. Terri Collins (R-Decatur), the chief sponsor of the 2019 Human Life Protection Act, suggests the state improve upon its existing adoption resources and protocol.

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2019 Abortion ban sponsor State Rep. Collins says 'heartbeat bill' would be her preference

State Rep. Terri Collins (R-Decatur), the original sponsor of the 2019 Human Life Protection Act, said the ban as it was constituted was not necessarily her preference.