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Alabama 4th-graders score 10 points below the national average on math

Fourth-graders in Alabama on average scored 230 on a standardized math test administered last year, which is 10 points below the 2019 national average calculated by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).

UA sports programs took in $181.5 million in 2018

University of Alabama grossed $181.5 million in 2018, making it the third-highest-grossing college athletics program in the United States that year, according to an Alabama Business Daily analysis of the latest federal data.

GADSDEN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Gadsden State to host study abroad experience in Ireland

Gadsden, Ala. — Gadsden State Community College’s Language and Humanities Department is hosting a 10-day trip to Ireland as part of a study abroad program.

Auburn University chief executive received $692,394 in 2018 in total pay

Steven Leath chief executive at the Alabama's Auburn University, earned $692,394 in total compensation last year, the 58th highest pay among executives at nearly 250 U.S. public universities and systems ranked in a Chronicle of Higher Education study.

4-year colleges in Alabama now charge $10,918 in tuition and fees

Alabama four-year public universities now charge students annual in-state tuition and fees averaging $10,918, the 19th highest amount among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, the College Board said in a new report.

GADSDEN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Spradley named to Honorable Mention All-American Team

Gadsden, Ala. — The National Junior College Athletic Association has named Taylor Spradley as one of six NJCAA Division I Volleyball Honorable Mention All-Americans.

GADSDEN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Gadsden State volleyball team wins district championship, advances to national tournament

Gadsden, Ala.— Gadsden State Community College Lady Cardinals won the National Junior College Athletic Association Gulf Atlantic District A/B Volleyball Championship when they defeated the Monroe College Mustangs Nov. 3 at the tournament at Snead State Community College.

1.9 percent of Shelton State Community College students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 1.9 percent of Shelton State Community College students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

18.5 percent of the University of Montevallo students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 18.5 percent of the University of Montevallo students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Which Alabama schools receive the most state student aid?

Alabama State University, Alabama A & M University and Jacksonville State University reported receiving the most state financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among Alabama schools.

5.1 percent of Central Alabama Community College students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 5.1 percent of Central Alabama Community College students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

2.1 percent of The University of Alabama students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 2.1 percent of The University of Alabama students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

1 percent of Gadsden State Community College students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 1 percent of Gadsden State Community College students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

9.7 percent of Alabama State University students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 9.7 percent of Alabama State University students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

3.1 percent of Auburn University at Montgomery students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 3.1 percent of Auburn University at Montgomery students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

42.6 percent of Birmingham Southern College students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 42.6 percent of Birmingham Southern College students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

2.9 percent of Bishop State Community College students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 2.9 percent of Bishop State Community College students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

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