• Yesterday, Governor Bentley wasted no time in signing legislation providing tax credits to parents who send their children to private schools instead of failing public schools.  An attorney for the Alabama Education Association says it will challenge the new law in court.

 

  • In local education news, this morning, the Tuscaloosa News reports that yesterday, the Tuscaloosa City Board of Education discussed upcoming changes in the system, including the flow of school board meetings and new communication technology.

 

  • The activist group Campaign for America's Future is requesting Congress to repeal the sequesters, saying the American people do not want to paralyze important public services or choke of a very weak economy.

 

  •  Fox Sports reports that the Houston Texans gave Ed Reed the star treatment yesterday, hoping to draw the Ravens' franchise leader.