Aerospace, aviation charter school approved; Huntsville apartments sell from $65M; ASU partners with Apple; State lags on best states to work list

School will be in Bessemer and open in fall 2022.

Aerospace and Aviation charter school approved

Alabama Aerospace and Aviation High School has received approval from the Alabama Public Charter School Commission, and plans are to open the school in Bessemer in the fall of 2022. The public charter school will have a curriculum designed to prepare students for aerospace and aviation careers. – WBRC

Huntsville apartments sell for $65 million

Florida-based RAS Realty Partners has sold the Moderne at Providence, a Huntsville apartment community, for $64.75 million. RAS bought the 300-unit property in 2018 for $45 million. –

Alabama State University will partner with Apple

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Alabama State University will become a community center for coding and creativity in a partnership with Apple and Tennessee State University. The teaching and learning initiative, designed to expand technology and creativity experiences, involves Apple’s Community Education Initiative and Tennessee State University’s HBCU C2. – Alabama Political Reporter

Study: Alabama lags on Best States to Work list

Alabama comes in 49th, just above Mississippi, on OxFam America’s list of Best and Worst States to Work in America 2021. The state ranked 48th for wage policies, 49th for worker protection policies and 48th for rights to organize.  – OxFam America

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