ELMORE CO., AL (WSFA)- Some school districts are attempting to study up on the
late night amendment passed by the Alabama House, concerning the Alabama Accountability
At a glance, the change passed by the GOP supermajority will not force
"passing" schools to take students transferring from failing schools.
Elmore County Superintendent, Dr. Jeff Langham spoke to WSFA 12 News Wednesday and says that
his obligation is to the taxpayers of Elmore County and the county's
However, Dr. Langham feels turning
students away goes against the central mission of educating children.
Elmore County has no "failing"
schools on the list, however it could be a major target for those who attend
under performing schools.
We're going to have
reaction from administrators and members of the community who are invested in
the school district, in a story that's new for WSFA 12 News at 6:00 p.m.