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Courtney Bentley Cunningham, who has been an associate dean at UAB, formerly worked as an education professor at Montevallo for eight years. more

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Kathy Murphy 12-12-17

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Murphy is one of 41 applicants who are seeking to lead the Alabama Department of Education. Seven semifinalists are to be named Friday. more

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Jennifer Hogan Dec 2017

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The winner will be announced during National Assistant Principals Week, which is April 9-13. more

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Jeff State culinary 2-16-18

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The campus started with about 1,000 students the first year in 1993 and now serves nearly 5,000 students, Jeff State Interim President Keith Brown said. more

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Hoover legislative education forum 11-7-17

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Four state legislators representing parts of Hoover answered questions at a public forum sponsored by the Hoover City Schools Foundation. more

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The forum is scheduled for Tuesday night at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham — The Wynfrey Hotel. more

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Tara Bennett, a longtime Hoover educator, has an idea for the community — and her brother, Don Bennett, thinks it’s just the ticket. more

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The foundation has allocated $41,000 to help educators brainstorm to find solutions to problems they face in the classroom. more

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Amy Gregory

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Gregory has been assistant principal at Gwin Elementary School for five years. more

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Lee Ogle Tosney

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The three applicants are a 25-year-old college student, a retired middle school science teacher and the vice president and office manager for an overhead door company who formerly taught school. more

Schools

Voting at Hoover library

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Voters in the Jefferson County portion of Hoover will be voting on three tax renewals that together bring in more than $22 million a year for Hoover City Schools, officials said. more

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Several days each week, a group of local Birmingham area seniors can be found in a classroom enjoying the opportunity to learn new skills or gain knowledge on a particular topic. more

People

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Photo courtesy of Jill Spero.

Prince of Peace Catholic School has announced that Andy Rothery has joined the school as assistant principal. Rothery has a solid background in Catholic school administration and classroom teaching. more

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Education was, in Hoover schools Superintendent Kathy Murphy’s mind, the issue that defined the 2016 Hoover municipal election. more

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Chick-fil-A donation day set for Thursday in conjunction with new effort more

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After two years of planning and community debate, the Hoover school board is partnering with the U.S. Department of Justice and NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund to ask a federal judge to approve new school attendance zones. more

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Hoover woman Alice Laurendine gleans life lesson from her ovarian cancer diagnosis. more

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samford

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Five principals and teachers from Hoover City Schools were among 100 people recognized as outstanding graduates from Samford University’s Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education during the school’s centennial celebration. more

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SPHS science teachers

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Seven members of the science faculty at Spain Park were selected to be presenters at the 2016 National Science Teacher Association’s national conference, set for the week of spring break, March 31-April 3, in Nashville. more

High Schools

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Erica Techo

Hoover Board of Education President Derrick Murphy organized the rally to oppose efforts in the state Legislature to move $80 million from the Education Trust Fund to the state’s general fund. more

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