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School grading from a mom and education policy-maker's perspective

In 2012, the Alabama Legislature passed the School Performance Recognition Program Act and required the state, school systems, and individual schools be graded utilizing an A-F grading system.


Outnumbered greatly for years, Alabama women stepping up for statehouse seats

More than 60 women have qualified to run for one of Alabama's 140 state legislative seats.


Hunter to run for state Senate

Mary Scott Hunter of Huntsville is not running for lieutenant governor next year. Instead, she’ll seek the state Senate seat being vacated by Paul Sanford, who is not running for re-election.

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Mary Scott Hunter changes political plans, now running for State Senate

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -Mary Scott Hunter, current state school board member, says she has changed her political plans. She first reported in June that she planned to run for Lt. Governor of Alabama. Now, she’s shifting gears to the Alabama State Senate.

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Mary Scott Hunter To Run For State Senate Instead Of Lieutenant Governor

State Board of Education member Mary Scott Hunter, R-Huntsville, has decided to run for the Alabama Senate instead of lieutenant governor.

Hunter announced the change today. She will run in Senate District 7 in Madison County, a seat held by Sen. Paul Sanford, R-Huntsville. Sanford is not running for reelection.


Mary Scott Hunter Addresses Madison County School Teachers

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Mary Scott Hunter announces run for Lieutenant Governor of Alabama

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Mary Scott Hunter has thrown her hat in the ring to become the next Lieutenant Governor of Alabama. The position has been vacant since former Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey became Governor.

Hunter is a current Alabama State Board of Education member, but has her eye on the future.


Mary Scott Hunter, State Senate