Alabama’s Ailing General Fund

When the new legislature convenes in 2015, it will face an old problem: a shortfall in the state’s $1.8 billion Read the full release.  


While Alabama incomes lag behind other states, so do the prices we pay

Earlier this year, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis released a new way of looking at income and prices across Read the full release.  


The Potential Economic Impact of Raising the High School Graduation Rate

Raising Alabama’s high school graduation rate to 90 percent would produce an economic impact to the state’s economy similar to Read the full release.  


Government Services Go Digital: Alabama Making Improvements

New technologies provide opportunities for people to conduct business and allow governments to provide services in more efficient ways as Read the full release.  


SAIL-ing to academic gains

Summer Adventures in Learning, the Birmingham-centered collaborative of summer learning programs, has expanded to 30 sites this summer offering academically-enriched Read the full release.  


Tuscaloosa Community Comes Together to Talk About Schools

The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama hosted an education summit this month, featuring presentations from state Superintendent Tommy Bice, Read the full release.  


Final look at the Alabama Reading and Math Test

Use this visualization to explore the results for the Alabama Reading and Math Test (ARMT) over time for the school Read the full release.  


Alabama Gasoline Tax Revenue Continues to Decline

Revenue from the gasoline tax, the money that goes into building and maintaining roads, continues to decline in Alabama. Cars Read the full release.  


Roundtable Alumni Make an Impact

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Impact Alabama, a statewide service organization that harnesses the energy of college students, deployed more than 570 IRS-certified students and Read the full release.  


Alabama’s Tax Bargain

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April is traditionally the month we think about taxes. National tax comparisons are published, and we were reminded again this Read the full release.