If you want to hear Alabama’s legislators, influencers and policymakers in their own words, Alabama Public Television’s (APT) Capitol Journal is must-see-TV.
During the legislative session, host Don Dailey interviews legislators, influencers and policymakers for his half-hour show Monday through Thursday evenings, airing at 10:30 p.m. On Friday, Dailey brings us a full hour, the Week in Review, starting at 8:00 p.m.
Here are a few of the interviews about education-related bills so far this session:
Senator Del Marsh (R-Anniston) on the proposed changes to the Alabama Accountability Act (AAA), beginning at 1 minute, 55 seconds. From March 6.
Blake Harris, Executive Director of Students First Alabama on the public charter school bill, beginning at 5 minutes, 41 seconds. From March 16.
Lesley Searcy, Executive Director of the Alabama Opportunity Scholarship Fund on changes to the AAA, beginning at 5 minutes, 44 seconds. From March 18.
State Superintendent Dr. Tommy Bice on public charter schools, the AAA, and the Education Trust Fund (ETF) budget, beginning at 26 minutes, 48 seconds. March 20.