School Choice Options in Alabama

Public School Open Enrollment

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


Public Charter Schools

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


Public Magnet Schools

State permits public magnet and theme-based schools?


Online Learning

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


Private School Choice

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


Homeschooling Freedom

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


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

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