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Betty Peters Wins Battle of the Bettys

November 4, 2010 — Voters returned Betty Peters to the Alabama State School Board on Tuesday night, handing her a third term as the district 2 representative. With 10 of 14 counties reporting as of press time, Peters, a Republican, won a decisive victory, defeating...

Peters Says Race to the Top Federal Power Grab

From the Dothan Eagle Alabama has failed so far in its attempts to get federal Race To The Top program funds, and that’s a good thing, according to Alabama State Board of Education member Betty Peters. The state recently learned that it won’t be among states receiving...

AL State School Board Member on National Standards

Dear Editor, The American public is alarmed over the federal takeover of so many facets of our economy including the auto industry, financial institutions, and healthcare. Strangely, one of the largest sectors of our economy– public education–is being taken over with...

State Education Officials Discuss Core Standards

From the Montgomery Advertiser Alabama educational offi­cials started the ball rolling on what education might look like if the state Board of Education decides to join other states in adopting nationwide standards for core courses in English and math. But at least...

University Had Short Attention Span for Super Teaching

The University of Alabama in Huntsville recently dissolved a contract with a self-styled business guru — who had a history of fraudulent business practices — to help develop a piece of teaching technology aimed primarily at K-12 students. But some observers are...

Know Your Consultants!

From the Flashpoint Blog… The University of Alabama in Huntsville has put up its credibility as an institution of higher learning as collateral to develop and market the invention of a twice convicted con man — and no one seems to be paying attention. The...

Dothan Magazine

Betty was interviewed in Dothan Magazine in August of 2009 Part...