Arise legislative update: Accountability Act change headed to Alabama Senate; permanent court fee increases going to governor

Schools would not be forced to accept transfer students from "failing schools" if a proposed change to the Alabama Accountability Act becomes law. A Senate committee approved the bill Tuesday but declined to make broader changes to the law that will subsidize private school tuition for some K-12 students. Meanwhile, the House voted Tuesday to send to Gov. Robert Bentley a bill to make last year's court fee increases permanent. This legislative update highlights lawmakers' action on both issues.

Read ACPP policy analyst Chris Sanders' legislative update here.

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