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In Close Call, Court Upholds Voting Rights Act

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that race may play a role in congressional districting maps in the interest of nondiscrimination.

High school football in 50 states

High-risk contact sports continue this fall in more than 30 states amid a global pandemic caused by a virus that we can't defeat.

The diverse Friday night lights in Alabama

Private schools compete against public schools in several states, but there are clear recruiting advantages for private schools.

Alabama elects a Democratic senator

The next US senator from Alabama, one of the nation's reddest states, is Doug Jones, a Democrat, who won in an upset, to Trump's dismay.

Teacher-student sex law in Ala. unconstitutional?

In Alabama, a state law prohibits 18-year-olds (or younger) from consenting to sex with someone who works at a school—any school.

Ala. H.S. to use Mondays for intervention

In hopes of helping students who have fallen behind, especially in math, and enabling others who need to work at part-time jobs, attendance on Mondays will be optional.

Officials say Ala. TOY unqualified; she resigns

Alabama's Teacher of the Year in 2014-15 has resigned over certification confusion in Birmingham City Schools. She was deemed unqualified to teach.