Lowest Sixth Percent School

Blue school hallway lockers and checkered tile in high school students in the background

Alabama House passes bill abolishing ‘failing school’ classification

BY: - April 18, 2023

The Alabama House of Representatives Tuesday approved a bill that would drop an educational term that has drawn fire from educators, including State Schools Superintendent Eric Mackey. HB30, sponsored by Rep. A.J. McCampbell, D-Linden, would change the designation of a “failing school” to “lowest sixth percent school.” The legislation would also change the designation of […]