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BBOE Update: Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019

from 22 to 5. BCS has made significant gains in student achievement. BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- (Jan. 8, 2019) -- Birmingham Board of Education (BBOE) members praised the district's significant progress on the recent A-F Report Cards released by the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE). BCS made large strides in moving from 22 to just five schools scored with a grade of "F."

Board members also adopted a resolution in honor and support of Dr. Angela Davis, a civil rights activist and scholar of BCS.

Additionally, BBOE members encouraged stakeholders to attend the district's upcoming community meetings on zoning and feeder patterns set to resume this week. 

The board approved the following items: 

  • Harris School Solutions Annual Software 
  • Security Officer Radios


The following donations were made to BCS: 

  • Birmingham City Schools Pre-K Program in the amount of $27,000.00 from the Rotary Club of Birmingham for Pre-K.
  • Bush K-8 School in the amount of $5,000.00 from Tyson Chicken for the CNP Program.
  • G. W. Carver High School in the amount of $46,000.00 from the City of Birmingham Mayor's Office for band uniforms.
  • W. J. Christian School in the amount of $1,500.00 from South Roebuck Springs Neighborhood Association for soccer fields for the 2018-2019 school year at W. J. Christian.
  • Huffman High School in the amount of $44,000.00 from the City of Birmingham Mayor's Office for band uniforms.
  • Jackson-Olin High School in the amount of $1,500.00 from the City of Birmingham Mayor's Office to assist the City of Birmingham in facilitating a grant award from the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries in support of the USDA.
  • Oxmoor Valley Elementary School in the amount of $300.00 from the City of Birmingham Mayor's Office for the educational festival.
  • A. H. Parker High School in the amount of $1,000.00 from Regions Bank in Honor of Diann Jackson for Parker High School's Robotics Team.
  • A. H. Parker High School in the amount of $37,500.00 from the City of Birmingham Mayor's Office for band uniforms.
  • Ramsay High School in the amount of $1,000.00 from Jefferson County Commission for Ramsay's volleyball team and volleyball equipment.
  • Ramsay High School in the amount of $60,000.00 from the City of Birmingham Mayor's Office for band uniforms.
  • Wilkerson Middle School in the amount of $7,000.00 from State Representative Juandalynn Givan for general education purposes.
  • Woodlawn High School in the amount of $60,000.00 from the City of Birmingham Mayor's Office for band uniforms.


Upcoming meetings: 

  • Work session: Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Board meeting: Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.


View complete BBOE meeting agendas online by visiting bhamcityschools.org/simbli. Watch the meeting online at livestream.com/bcs


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