The Tallapoosa County Board of Education voted to forever release all covenants attached to the old Hackneyville school, giving its owner the Hackneyville Improvement Committee full control over the property.
Alexander City Schools is rolling back its virtual academy, limiting it to high school students and bringing it under the purview of the Benjamin Russell High School principal Dr. Anthony Wilkinson.
Alexander City Schools is using its federal relief funding to hire a new fleet of personnel aimed at tackling the learning loss that resulted in 208 failures this past school year.
Nine percent of Alexander City Schools students failed one or more courses in the 2020-2021 school year, according to data shared by the school district "in an effort to be as transparent as possible." In all, 208 kindergarten through 12th-graders failed, more than four times the number of students the previous year.
A nationwide price surge in building materials has left new construction projects on the table, but in the meantime, the Tallapoosa County Board of Education is working to finish up ongoing projects.