MONTGOMERY, AL (WAFF)- Ten schools in North Alabama made the state's failing schools list under a new Alabama law that lets parents receive tax credits for sending their children to a better school.
Only one school in Decatur, Brookhaven Middle School, is on the list. The rest of the failing schools in North Alabama are in the Huntsville City School district.
Those schools are:
- Butler High School
- Chapman Middle School
- Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School
- Davis Hills Middle School
- Edward White Middle School
- Johnson High School
- Lakewood Elementary School
- James Dawson Elementary School
- Westlawn Middle School
The schools are being labeled as failing under the Alabama Accountability Act, passed by the state's Republican-controlled Legislature earlier this year.