School Choice Options in Alabama

Public School Open Enrollment

State allows parents to choose any traditional public school for their child, regardless of location?

NO

Public Charter Schools

State has a charter school law allowing for the creation of charter schools?

YES

Public Magnet Schools

State permits public magnet and theme-based schools?

YES

Online Learning

State offers free, full-time online academies, either run by the state or independent organization?

YES

Private School Choice

State offers a private school choice scholarship or tax deduction program?

YES

Homeschooling Freedom

Parents are free to educate their children at home (homeschooling)?

YES
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Alabama Celebrates National School Choice Week

Alabama Coalition School Choice Rally

January 27, 2017 at 11:00am

201 Tallapoosa St, Montgomery, AL 36104

Students, Teachers, and School Choice Supporters from across the state are hosting a luncheon to share their message with Alabama: School Choice Works!

Education Choice for All Alabama Parents

January 22, 2017 at 4:15pm

6806 Whitesburg Drive - Room 290 - Huntsville, AL 35802

CCTF will outline our founders' original emphasis on the importance of education. We will then share a proven project for our State legislators to put Alabama schools at the top nationally.

For all events check out Alabama'sMaster Events Lists Go!

Alabama Leadership Makes It Official
January 22-28 2017 is School Choice Week

Governor Robert J. Bentley has officially proclaimed January 22-28 2017 as "School Choice Week" in Alabama.

Officials in the following cities and counties have officially proclaimed January 22-28, 2017 School Choice Week:

  • Greensboro
  • Atmore
  • Loxley
  • Harpersville
  • Selma
  • Falkville
  • Coosada
  • Fort Deposit
  • Georgiana
  • Athens
  • Clanton
  • Daphne
  • Cullman
  • Madison
  • Huntsville
  • Midland City

For more information, read news releases about specific events planned for the Yellowhammer State.

Want More?

Members of the media can request a list of school leaders in their state, who can discuss their participation in National School Choice Week by contacting Shelby Doyle at shelby@schoolchoiceweek.com

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