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ALSDE: Communications - FAQs





Question:   How many students are enrolled in Alabama public schools?

Answer:   For enrollment data and other state education statistics, click here


Question:   Is there information about the Alabama Reading Initiative on the Web?

Answer:   Yes, click here


Question:   Where can I find information about the State Board of Education?

Answer:   Click here


Question:   Are state laws pertaining to education located on the Web?

Answer:   Yes, for the Code of Alabama, click here


Question:   Where can I find information about the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards?

Answer:   Click here


Question:   Is there information about the Professional Education Personnel Evaluation(PEPE) program?

Answer:   Yes, click here


Question:   How can I find information about high school athletics?

Answer:   Contact the Alabama High School Athletic Association at (334) 242-5654 or to visit their website, click here


Question:   Does Alabama offer a prepaid college tuition program?

Answer:   Yes, for information on the Prepaid Affordable College Tuition (PACT) program, contact the State Treasurer's office at (334) 242-7500 or to visit their website, click here


Question:   What about teacher retirement?

Answer:   That information can be obtained by contacting the Retirement Systems of Alabama at
1-800-214-2158 or (334) 832-4140


Question:   What is the salary of Alabama teachers?

Answer:   Click here


Question:   Are there any job openings at the Alabama Department of Education?

Answer:   For teaching vacancies, click here


Question:   How do teachers gain certification to teach in Alabama?

Answer:   Click here


Question:   I am interested in applying for a teacher preparation program scholarship. Who can I contact for information?

Answer:   For information on the Alabama State Grant program, contact the Alabama Commission on Higher Education at (334) 242-2271


Question:   Where can information about the Alabama Teacher of the Year program and other Alabama teacher recognition programs be found?

Answer:   Click here


Question:   Can report cards on the state, each school, and every school system be accessed on the Web?

Answer:   Yes, click here


Question:   Where can I find information about the Alabama High School Graduation Exam(AHSGE)?

Answer:   Click here


Question:   Is there information about the Alabama Alternate Adult High School Diploma(AAAHSD) option?

Answer:   Yes, click here or contact the Alabama Department of Education GED office at
(334) 242-2900