Tuscaloosa City Schools

Several schools in West Alabama on list of failing schools

By WVUA 23 News Student Reporter Gracie Fusco Each year the State Department of Education releases its annual list of schools that fall below in standardized test scores. The failing schools are identified as the 6% lowest performing schools in…

Tuscaloosa City School Board jumpstarts apprenticeship program

By WVUA 23 News Student Reporter Karnera Gafford The Tuscaloosa City Schools jumpstarted a partnership between students and the Tuscaloosa area workforce. The board approved the apprenticeship program, which allows high school seniors to get connected with trades in the…

District 1 leaders holds town hall meeting

TUSCALOOSA - Tuscaloosa District One representatives called a town hall meeting to discuss upcoming projects and school related issues within the area. District One City Councilman Dr. Matthew Wilson said this meeting was all about bringing everyone together and creating…

School Bus Safety Week

By: WVUA23 Student Reporter Jeremiah Hatcher TUSCALOOSA - It's the third week of October, so it's time for School Bus Safety Week. Students, parents, and motorists all learn the importance…

Tuscaloosa City School Board unveils new grant for safety

By WVUA 23 News Student Reporter Caleb Aguayo The Tuscaloosa City School Board announced Tuesday that it received a $1 million grant which will be used to enhance funding for safety in the schools. Superintendent Mike Daria said the grant,…

Some teachers are stressing over low pay

Some current and retired teachers in Alabama are upset over low pay for educators. Former teacher DeAndre Dixon said educators are the backbone of our country. He said the pay they receive…