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Birmingham city school officials will meet with the community tonight to discuss the future of Bush Middle and Councill Elementary schools. Superintendent Craig Witherspoon will present his proposed recommendations for the schools, which may include
After years of problems and dozens of lawsuits against Birmingham city schools' special education department, a recent audit of the department's operations shows that many of the issues have been resolved. For years, the majority of lawsuits against
The small two-story building at Parker High School, built in 1927, is being demolished today, just days after a Birmingham school board member dropped his lawsuit against the superintendent. Board of Education member Emanuel Ford filed suit last week
Birmingham Board of Education member Emanuel Ford dropped his lawsuit this morning against Superintendent Craig Witherspoon over the proposed demolishing of the 1927 building at Parker High School. Ford's suit, filed Wednesday, sought to protect the
Birmingham City Schools Superintendent Craig Witherspoon has been blocked by a judge from taking any action in the next 10 days to demolish the old Parker High School building, court records show. The temporary restraining order was issued Wednesday
Birmingham schools Superintendent Craig Witherspoon told the Birmingham Rotary Club today that despite struggles, the 25,100-student city school system has been making progress under his watch. "There are good things happening," Witherspoon said.
The Birmingham Board of Education this afternoon offered a favorable evaluation of Superintendent Craig Witherspoon , giving him an overall rating of 3.24 out of a possible 5 and noting he met expectations in 89 percent of the evaluation's
Birmingham talked with city parents, residents and community leaders about their hopes for improved schools in Birmingham. At that time, Yes We Can! promised to listen, and then come back later to report progress in making those hopes a reality.
When school starts next month, Birmingham high schools will operate a lot differently than in years past as the new career academies get started. Students will be on a new modified bell schedule, with seven periods on some days and fewer on others.
The Birmingham Board of Education will have a special called meeting at 3 p.m. today to discuss the superintendent evaluation. The evaluation was supposed to begin in March and be completed by June, but has been delayed because board members couldn't