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Section 16-5-32 Postsecondary Education Communication Center created; center to operate statewide
computer network, develop interactive communication system, establish annual ninth graders
data base, operate toll-free numbers, and research factors affecting educational choices.
(a) The commission shall enter into a contract with a state educational institution to establish
a Postsecondary Education Communication Center to operate a statewide computer network and
to perform the functions prescribed in this section. The commission shall supervise the operation
of the center. The functions and services of the Postsecondary Education Communication Center
shall not duplicate the functions and services provided by the Computer Articulation Program
operated by Troy State University. (b) The center shall assist and support the steering committee
and local groups in fulfilling their duties. (c) The center shall develop and provide an interactive
communication system that accomplishes each of... - 2K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 16-23-16.1 Creation of Professional Teachers Standards Commission; designation or development
of entry-level pre-certification examination for teacher candidates. (a) The Legislature finds
that Alabama is alone among the southern states in not testing teacher candidates before allowing
them in the classroom, and acknowledges that the need exists to establish, maintain, and enforce
minimum professional standards for teacher candidates in the State of Alabama. In response
to such need, there is hereby created a Professional Teachers Standards Commission (the commission)
for the State of Alabama. The commission shall consist of 11 members appointed by the Governor
in the following manner: The Alabama Congress of Parents and Teachers Association, Alabama
School Board Association, Alabama Council for School Administration and Supervision, Alabama
Education Association, and the Alabama Association of Colleges for Teacher Education shall
each designate a representative that together... - 7K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 31-10-3 Tuition reimbursement authorized for eligible members of National Guard. Subject
to the annual appropriation in the annual Education Trust Fund Appropriation Act, provided
such annual appropriations shall not exceed $10,000,000, the Alabama Commission on Higher
Education is hereby authorized to pay or reimburse the qualifying tuition for any active member
of the Alabama National Guard who is enrolled in a program leading to the associate, baccalaureate,
masters, or doctorate degree in an accredited institution of higher learning, community or
technical college within the State of Alabama. Such payments or reimbursements shall be made
timely at the end of each academic quarter or semester for all tuition reimbursements, and
shall be made on the basis of certified invoices submitted by such institution or school to
the Alabama Commission on Higher Education, and shall be supported by names of the students
receiving such benefits, together with the amounts claimed for each... - 3K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 41-10-171 Composition; appointment, terms, vacancies, etc. The authority shall be composed
of 21 members as follows: (1) Two representatives of education, one to be appointed by the
President of the University of South Alabama for a two-year term and one to be appointed by
the Baldwin County Board of Education from among school board members, who are residents of
the geographic area that is now Baldwin County Commission District No. 2 for a two-year term;
(2) Four elected public officials or their representatives, who shall be: a. The Chairman
of the Baldwin County Commission or a member of the Baldwin County Commission to be chosen
by the commission to serve during that commissioner's term of office; b. The Sheriff of Baldwin
County during his term of office; c. The Alabama House of Representatives District 95 member
during his term of office; and d. The Governor of the State of Alabama or a representative
appointed by him to serve during the Governor's term of office; (3)... - 3K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 8-26B-30 Alabama Athlete Agents Commission. (a) The Alabama Athlete Agents Commission
is continued in existence. The commission shall consist of the Secretary of State and 18 members
to be appointed as follows: (1) One member appointed by the Governor. (2) One member appointed
by the Lieutenant Governor. (3) One member appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
(4) The athletic director or an individual appointed by the athletic director at each of the
following institutions of higher education: a. Auburn University. b. University of Alabama,
Tuscaloosa. c. University of South Alabama. d. Alabama State University. e. Alabama A &
M University. f. Tuskegee University. g. Troy University. h. Jacksonville State University.
i. University of North Alabama. j. University of West Alabama. k. Miles College. l. University
of Montevallo. m. University of Alabama, Huntsville. n. University of Alabama, Birmingham.
(5) One member appointed by the Alabama High School Athletic... - 5K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 16-6F-6 Authorization of establishment; Alabama Public Charter School Commission; registration
requirements; powers and duties of authorizers. (a) Eligible authorizing entities. (1) A public
charter school shall not be established in this state unless its establishment is authorized
by this section. No governmental entity or other entity, other than an entity expressly granted
chartering authority as set forth in this section, may assume any authorizing function or
duty in any form. The following entities shall be authorizers of public charter schools: a.
A local school board, for chartering of schools within the boundaries of the school system
under its jurisdiction, pursuant to state law. b. The Alabama Public Charter School Commission,
pursuant to this section. (2) A local school board that registers as an authorizer may approve
or deny an application to form a public charter school within the boundaries of the local
school system overseen by the local school board. (3) All... - 21K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 16-6F-4 Definitions. For the purposes of this chapter, the following terms shall have
the following meanings: (1) APPLICANT. Any group with 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status or that
has submitted an application for 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status that develops and submits an
application for a public charter school to an authorizer. (2) APPLICATION. A proposal from
an applicant to an authorizer to enter into a charter contract whereby the proposed school
obtains public charter school status. (3) AT-RISK STUDENT. A student who has an economic or
academic disadvantage that requires special services and assistance to succeed in educational
programs. The term includes, but is not limited to, students who are members of economically
disadvantaged families, students who are identified as having special education needs, students
who are limited in English proficiency, students who are at risk of dropping out of high school,
and students who do not meet minimum standards of academic proficiency.... - 5K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 31-10-4 Minimum requirements to be eligible; repayment of benefits if service terminated;
final authority for determining applicants. In order to be eligible to receive tuition reimbursement
under this article, the member must meet the following minimum requirements: (1) Be an active
member of the Alabama National Guard and must have completed basic training. (2) The member
must be a member in good standing with the Alabama National Guard as prescribed by regulations
promulgated by the Department of the Army, Department of the Air Force, and the Military Department
of the State of Alabama, at the time of application and during the entire semester or quarter
for which benefits are received. (3) In the event the individual's service in the Alabama
National Guard is terminated or his or her service becomes unsatisfactory while receiving
or for four years after receiving the benefits afforded by this program, the benefits will
be terminated and repaid by the individual on a pro... - 2K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 31-9-40 Compact adopted and enacted. The Emergency Management Assistance Compact is
enacted into law and entered with all jurisdictions mutually adopting the compact in the form
substantially as follows: THE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE COMPACT Article I - Purpose
and Authorities. This compact is made and entered into by and between the participating member
states which enact this compact, hereinafter called party states. For the purpose of this
agreement, the term "states" is taken to mean the several states, the Commonwealth
of Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, and all U.S. territorial possessions. The purpose
of this compact is to provide for mutual assistance between the states entering into this
compact in managing any emergency or disaster that is duly declared by the governor of the
affected state or states, whether arising from natural disaster, technological hazard, man-made
disaster, civil emergency aspects of resources shortages, community disorders,... - 15K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 22-57-20 Establishment of regional autism centers; constituency board; rules and regulations.
(a)(1) There is established in determined geographic regions of the state one or more autism
centers whose purpose is to provide nonresidential resource and training services for persons
of all ages and of all levels of intellectual functioning who have any of the following: a.
Autism. b. A pervasive developmental disorder that is not otherwise specified. c. As determined
by the Alabama Interagency Autism Coordinating Council, other disability populations which
may receive benefit from the services and activities of the regional centers. (2) Each center
shall be operationally and fiscally independent, and provide evidence-based services within
its geographical region of the state. Service delivery shall be consistent for all centers.
Each center shall coordinate services within and between state and local agencies and school
districts but may not duplicate services provided by those... - 4K - Match Info - Similar pages

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