Black Alabamians for Education

Black Alabamians for Education

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Thank you, Black Alabamians for Education, for your gifts to Women in Training, Inc. young leaders!
https://www.womenintraining.org/post/wit-young-leader-earn-digital-devices-from-black-alabamians-for-education
Make sure you tune in tonight at 6 PM for Mrs. Knighten, Mr. Mitchell, and Ms. Kidd's discussion with Black Alabamians for Education!
Tune in at 6 PM on Tuesday as our Principal Bethany Knighten, Director of Corporate Work Study Program Kirk Mitchell, and Director of Student Recruitment and Community Engagement Toni Kidd appear on a Facebook Live information session with Black Alabamians for Education!
#ThankfulThursday

We are thankful for Black Alabamians for Education and the work this organization does to ensure parents know the educational options available to their children.

Don't forget to join us this evening from 6:00-7:30 PM to learn more about charter schools.

#BreakthroughCharter
📣 SHOUT OUT to our delegates from Adelante Mujeres, Aspire Public Schools, Autism Sprinter, Black Alabamians for Education, Bryan ISD Education Foundation, Los Angeles School of Creativity and Technology, Colorado League of Charter Schools and CT Parent's Union (CTPU) who joined us at #ParentPower2020! Thanks for your commitment to building a better future for our kids!
A big thank you to Mrs. Authurine Burton and Higher Ground Community Development for putting together our 'Kickoff to Community Excellent Initiative' today at Southside Homes. We would also like to thank Alabama STEM Education, Ms. J. Graham, and Black Alabamians for Education, Ms. N. Williams, for coming out and sharing important information with our tenants!! Thanks, Ladies!! #BHADeliversHope
🚌 Back-to-school is heartbreaking for families whose kids are bullied or stuck in underperforming schools.
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Did you know that you, or your company, can help very low income, mostly minority students go to better schools by donating a portion of what you are already paying in Alabama income taxes to a program that funds scholarships?
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API's Rachel Bryars shows how to make a major impact on Alabama kids at no cost to you!!

#alpolitics #schoolchoice

Alabama Opportunity Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for Kids, Inc.
Alabama Christian Education Association
American Federation for Children
Black Alabamians for Education
Business Council of Alabama
C2 Opportunity ScholarshipsScholarships
Catholic Education Partners
Catholic Schools Office Diocese of Birmingham
Cornerstone Schools of Alabama
EdChoice
ExcelinEd in Action
Lincoln Academy
Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School
Prichard Preparatory School

K-12 Parent Educational Advocacy Organization for Black Alabamians

Operating as usual

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Without you, our work is challenging. Your decision to join forces with us to become informed and empowered is critical. Together we can “Train like a Team; Fight like a Family!”

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The latest issue of Charter Connect Magazine features the recipients of the latest Charter Grant, teacher Killian Albritton of Breakthrough Charter School and introducing Alabama Charter Schools Parent Voice Network, an advocacy group of parents and guardians whose children attend Alabama public charter schools. ! Download it NOW https://www.newschoolsforalabama.org/.../charter-connect...

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We've got a breakdown of how Alabama schools are spending the last round of COVID relief funds in the link below.
Statewide, based on spending plans filed with the state department of education, Alabama school districts are planning to spend 26%, or nearly $434 million, of $1.7 billion they received in COVID-19 relief funding directly on facilities. Some of the uses of relief funds include:
• “Zen Rooms” for teachers and students in Greene County - $250,000
• Renovations to the central office in Tarrant City - $600,000
• New athletic complex in Clarke County - $5.6 million
• New elementary school in Limestone County - $7 million
Read more: https://trib.al/GQT3bUR

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Check your mailbox for this month's Alabama School Journal! In this issue, read updates from the legislative session, retiree bonus checks, the return of the ESP Statewide Conference, upcoming professional learning opportunities, and more!
https://digital.myaea.org/Alabama-School-Journal.../1/

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We always strive to close Alabama's achievement gap!

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When you give to Black Alabamians for Education, YOU make a difference by helping bring about change that thrust our families and communities into a life of educational freedom and the pursuit of happiness. http://ow.ly/HFXs50uCBzl

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Without you, our work is challenging. Your decision to join forces with us to become informed and empowered is critical. Together we can “Train like a Team; Fight like a Family!” http://ow.ly/V4hW30nVZeq

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SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY: The Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) announce the availability of 30 scholarships for residents in Alabama who want to pursue a technical education certificate or associate degree in programs related to the automotive manufacturing industry.
Funding is available to award a total of 30 $1,800 scholarships to students who are enrolled in a program at an Alabama community college that is associated with automotive manufacturing careers. Interested students with at least a 2.5 GPA can learn more information and apply directly through the website: dreamitdoitalabama.com/aama/. The deadline to apply is March 31.

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📢📢 Calling All Students and Parents!! Check out this great opportunity below 👇🏽

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Join us tomorrow @6 PM to learn more about charter schools.

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Want to to learn more about charter schools. Join us March 7th!

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When you give to Black Alabamians for Education, YOU make a difference by helping bring about change that thrust our families and communities into a life of educational freedom and the pursuit of happiness. http://ow.ly/kD3D50uCBzk

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BLACK HISTORY IN REAL-TIME!
ERIN JACKSON IS AMAZING 🥇
After winning gold in the 500m, she becomes the 1st Black American woman to win a speedskating medal at the Olympics 👏🏿
(via ESPN , h/t NBC Olympics )
Team USA

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GRANT OPPORTUNITY: The Black Belt Community Foundation is calling on all community-based organizations across the Black Belt to take advantage of their latest arts grant opportunity.
Whether your organization provides arts education or integrates arts into traditional subjects, BBCF wants to support you. Applications are due March 18.
This month, they will host five Virtual Grant Seeking Workshops. Applicants *must* attend one of the five workshops to be considered for a 2022 arts grant.
For more info, visit http://blackbeltfound.org/.../black-belt-community.../

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Charter school enrollment increases in Alabama as experts debate long-term impact
https://www.al.com/news/2022/01/charter-school-enrollment-increases-in-alabama-as-experts-debate-long-term-impact.html

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Black Alabamians for Educations is here to make sure that your children know that they are inherently intelligent and talented. ow.ly/5vsg50uVNTb9

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Choosing where your child goes to school is one of the biggest decisions you face. While it may feel intimidating to navigate your school options in Alabama and make a choice, you can do it! And remember, every child is unique. So, the “best” school for your child may look different than the “best” school for your friend’s child. Know your options. https://www.blackal4edu.org/school-choice/

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Join us tomorrow @6 PM to learn more about charter schools.

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Your decision to join forces with us to become informed and empowered is critical. Together we can “Train like a Team; Fight like a Family!” http://ow.ly/V4hW30nVZeq

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First Class Pre-K Online Pre-Registration is NOW OPEN. Students who will be 4 years old on or by September 1, 2022 can apply!
Visit https://prek.alaceed.alabama.gov for more information.

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At Black Alabamians for Education we always strive to close Alabama's achievement gap!

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Our Parent Power initiatives are here to help parents become empowered by having a clear understanding of the current education environment. Provide opportunities to serve and the tools to help parents become more involved in their children’s education. https://www.blackal4edu.org/parent-advocacy/

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Our Parent Power initiatives are here to help parents become empowered by having a clear understanding of the current education environment. Provide opportunities to serve and the tools to help parents become more involved in their children’s education. https://www.blackal4edu.org/parent-advocacy/

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🎁When you give to Black Alabamians for Education, YOU make a difference by helping bring about change that thrust our families & communities into a life of educational freedom & the pursuit of happiness. http://ow.ly/e76d50ANSj5

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Happy New Year

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AAMU Program Putting More Black Male Teachers in Classrooms
Teacher Wesley Lindsey, a recent graduate of AAMU’s Males for Alabama Education (M.A.L.E.) Initiative, is featured in al.com's story on the AAMU program putting more Black male teachers in classrooms across Alabama: https://www.al.com/.../local-alabama-program-shows... (Photo courtesy al.com)

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Merry Christmas

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Alabama is one of 17 states plus the District of Columbia that require students not reading on grade level by the end of third grade to be retained. The bill to delay the retention portion of the Alabama Literacy Act was vetoed by Gov. Ivey last May.
https://bit.ly/3vvLQer

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Did you know there are grants available for AEA members to support innovative classroom projects? Apply today to receive funding between $1,500 and $5,000. The deadline to apply is March 1st. For more information, visit the link below.
https://www.neafoundation.org/for-educators/

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The latest issue of the BCS Report is now available! View the full newsletter for district updates, highlights and much more here: https://bit.ly/3m5MBXX

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Your decision to join forces with us to become informed and empowered is critical. Together we can “Train like a Team; Fight like a Family!” http://ow.ly/V4hW30nVZeq

Black Alabamians for Education

Our Mission: To equip, inform and empower Black families with information on accessing a high quality education.

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Birmingham, AL
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