Trisha Crain

Trisha Powell Crain, founder of Alabama School Connection, says she has received the payroll records revealing compensation of school employees including teachers that she requested from the Hoover Board of Education more than a year ago. Read more

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Hoover Board of Education Building

Photo by Jessa Pease.

The head of a Hoover-based nonprofit says she feels vindicated after the Alabama Attorney General’s Office issued an opinion April 3 that says the Hoover school board must approve her public records request for data revealing school employee pay. Read more


Board members prepare for meeting.

Photo by Jessa Pease.

On Monday night, the Hoover Board of Education voted to support a new amendment requiring a two-thirds vote from legislature, and it addressed a previous reduction in force. Read more


Crain has spent more than a decade engaging in advocacy in public education on many levels. Her work has appeared in local, state, and national publications, online and in print. Read more


bus service

Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools

Following a decision by the Hoover City Schools Board of Education, buses are scheduled to run again in 2014. Read more

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