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Teacher shortages are real, but not for the reason you heard

By SHARON LURYE of The Associated Press and REBECCA GRIESBACH of AL.com Associated Press and AL.com BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Everywhere, it seems, back-to-school has been shadowed by worries of a teacher shortage. The U.S. education secretary has called for…

Alabama lawmakers approve teacher pay raise

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama lawmakers have approved the largest teacher pay raise in a generation. The Alabama House of Representatives on Wednesday gave final approval to the education trust fund budget that increases the…

Alabama lawmakers advance historic pay raises for teachers

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama lawmakers were poised to approve the largest pay raise in a generation for experienced public school teachers. The Alabama Senate voted 32-0 Thursday for the budget that would raise minimum…