Help KEEP Alabama's College and Career Ready Standards

March 5, 2015

Alabama PTA Takes Action
KEEP Alabama's College and Career Ready Standards!

 

This week Senator Rusty Glover introduced Senate Bill 101 to repeal Alabama’s College and Career Readiness Standards.  The following 11 Alabama legislators have joined to cosponsor: 

 

Bill Hightower, R-Mobile

Dick Brewbaker, R-Montgomery

Greg Reed, R-Tuscaloosa

Gerald Allen, R-Tuscaloosa

Harri Anne Smith, I-Slocomb

Paul Bussman, R-Cullman

Tim Melson, R-Florence

Greg Albritton, R-Bay Minette

Larry Stutts, R- Tuscumbia

Shay Shelnutt, R-Trussville

Paul Sanford, R-Huntsville

 

Alabama PTA strongly supports these standards.  These are rigorous academic standards which are making remarkable steps in Alabama’s children’s teaching and learning. Alabama PTA stands united with, parents, educators, business, and military leaders across our state in support of these standards.

 

This proposed legislation will only move us backward. 

 

We ask that you please contact your legislator along with the ones listed above and send them a powerful message that we, the Alabama PTA, supports the Alabama College and Career Readiness Standards and are strongly against any legislation that attempts repeal the standards. 

 

Click on the following link http://capwiz.com/state-al/home/ for your legislators' contact information to talk with them about the importance of keeping these standards in place. Please let them know that these standards are good for our kids and our economy! 

 

For more information contact President Becky Vansant 256-694-8035 or by email at alptapresident@gmail.com or VP of Legislation and Advocacy Andrea Price at 334-833-2817 or by email at apriceatptsa@gmail.com

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