2014 Education Trust Fund Performance

While the looming shortfall in Alabama’s ailing General Fund has received much attention, the state’s Education Trust Fund (ETF) isn’t Read the full release.  


A Look at 2014's Anemic General Fund Performance

The final tallies are in for fiscal year 2014 collections to the state’s General Fund. The results are, as usual, Read the full release.  


Alabama’s Corrections Conundrum

The Alabama Department of Corrections has jurisdiction over more than 32,000 individuals who’ve been convicted of a crime and are Read the full release.  


A New Prescription for Medicaid

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Any attempt to address the perennial shortfalls faced by the state’s General Fund account has to start with attention to Read the full release.  


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.