|Board Member, Tuscaloosa City School Board, District 2|
|Years in position||10|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||August 27, 2013|
|First elected||August 23, 2005|
|Bachelor's||University of Alabama|
|Master's||University of Alabama|
Tucker earned her bachelor's degree from University of Alabama. She also attended Miles College. Tucker is a nurse practitioner. During her time at the University of Alabama, she served as the President of the Black Faculty and Staff Association.
In 2013, Tucker was unopposed for the District 2 seat on the Tuscaloosa City Board of Education.
In 2009, Tucker was unopposed for the District 2 seat on the Tuscaloosa City Board of Education.
On August 23, 2005, Tucker defeated Alfred Jones to win the District 2 seat on the Tuscaloosa City Board of Education.
|Tuscaloosa City School Board, District 1, 2005|
About the district
Tuscaloosa lags behind the rest of Alabama based on median household income and persons below the poverty level but outperforms the state average in high school graduation rates. The median household income for Tuscaloosa is $34,359 when compared to $42,934 for the state of Alabama. The percentage of people below poverty level for Tuscaloosa is 29.6% while it is 17.3% for the state of Alabama. 85.3% of persons over the age of 25 have a high school degree, while 81.9% of Alabama residents have a high school degree. The 2010 U.S. Census found that 32.7% of Tuscaloosa residents aged 25 or older have a bachelor's degree, while the same rate is 22% for the state of Alabama.
|2010 Census Data for Tuscaloosa, Alabama|
|Race||Tuscaloosa||State of Alabama|
|Black or African American||41.5%||26.2%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.2%||0.6%|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||Z||0.1%|
|Two or more race||1.1%||1.5%|
|Hispanic or Latino||3.0%||3.9%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino||52.6%||67%|
- Tuscaloosa City School District website
- Alabama State Department of Education official website
- City of Tuscaloosa website
- The University of Alabama Black Faculty and Staff Association, "HISTORY OF BFSA" accessed July 25, 2013
- [http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/article/20050824/NEWS/50824003 Tuscaloosa News, "Tuscaloosa City election results" accessed July 25, 2013
- U.S. Census, "Quick Facts: Tuscaloosa," accessed July 24, 2013 (dead link)
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