Tuscaloosa Pre-K Initiative Archives - Walt Maddox For Governor

Tuscaloosa Pre-K Initiative

March 6, 2018

Alabama Education Lottery: Pre-K

As Governor, I will propose the Alabama Education Lottery (AEL) which if passed by the Legislature would be a constitutional amendment to be voted on in November 2020 by the people of Alabama. AEL will be a public corporation and will be grounded in transparency, accountability and the unbreakable principle that lottery proceeds will never supplant current and future funding from the Education Trust Fund. AEL’s proceeds will be constitutionally protected ensuring that legislators never […]
February 15, 2018

Public Education and the Governor

In Alabama, public education is the responsibility of the Governor, State Board of Education (SBE), Legislature, and local boards of education. The local boards of education implement the budgets, laws and regulations as authorized by state law or the SBE. By virtue of serving as President of the SBE, and having the statutory powers of the executive branch, the Governor is most responsible for ensuring our schools have outstanding teachers, programs, facilities, curriculum and technology. […]