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Tag: AEA

Corey DeAngelis Alabama News
National school choice advocate Corey DeAngelis praises CHOOSE Act — 'A rising tide that lifts all boats'

Corey DeAngelis, a self-described school choice “evangelist,” sat down with 1819 News CEO Bryan Dawson on a recent episode of “1819 News: The Podcast” to give a history of the school choice movement and put to rest fears that it could negatively impact public schools.

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API releases 'Educational Freedom in Alabama' report showing special interests behind roadblocks

The Alabama Policy Institute released its 2023-2024 Educational Freedom in Alabama report Tuesday in support of universal school choice.

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Bryan Dawson: ‘Don’t molest the alligators’ and other bizarre warnings

It seems that every sacred profession is in a major state of decay, which is also evidence of massive societal decline.

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AEA associate executive director warns teachers not to 'slide into your students' DMs during holidays — 'Hooking up with a student will most certainly put you on Santa's naughty list'

In a recent article in the holiday edition of the Alabama Education Association's Alabama School Journal publication, AEA associate executive director Theron Stokes warns teachers about drunk driving, partaking in illegal drugs and "hooking up" with students over the holiday break.

Kitchens Flyer Alabama News
AEA campaign mailers hit mailboxes as teachers' union backs Wes Kitchens in Senate District 9

With just a few weeks left to campaign, the Alabama Education Association has chosen State Rep. Wes Kitchens (R-Arab) as its preferred candidate for Senate District 9.

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AEA's September issue of Alabama School Journal leads with RSA's Bronner anti-school choice screed

Showcased on the front page of the September issue of the Alabama Education Association's "Alabama School Journal" was a reprinted opinion column from Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA) CEO David Bronner warning about expanding school choice in Alabama through education savings accounts (ESA).

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Alabama Republicans are 'leading the charge to decrease the influence of the NEA,' says party chairman

The Alabama Republican Party (ALGOP) is leading the charge against state and national teachers' unions' influence on education policy by banning campaign donations from the leading associations in partisan statewide elections.

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ALGOP's Wahl says AEA 'free to disassociate from the NEA at any time' in response to AEA claim of 'false accusations'

On Monday, Alabama Republican Party chairman John Wahl announced he was personally pursuing a rule change to prohibit campaign contributions from the National Education Association (NEA) and the Alabama Education Association (AEA) for its school board and superintendent candidates.

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ALGOP to consider rule change banning donations from NEA, AEA for school board, superintendent candidates

The Alabama Republican Party is considering a ban on campaign contributions from the National Education Association and the Alabama Education Association for its school board and superintendent candidates.

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AEA takes credit, victory lap for defeating 'dangerous' school choice, weakening charter school and grocery tax measures

Headed into this year's legislative session, some speculated the Alabama Education Association (AEA), which functions as the labor union for Alabama's public K-12 school teachers, would take a different conservative-friendly approach in 2023.

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State Rep. Sorrell: School choice bill 'probably' coming in next session, but AEA still wields influence with GOP

Although his days as a member of the Alabama House of Representatives are numbered, State Rep. Andrew Sorrell (R-Muscle Shoals) said he expected a school choice bill to be considered in the upcoming legislative session.

Marsh Alabama News
State Sen. Marsh: 'Criminal' that GOP-led legislature hasn't made school choice a priority; Blames AEA influence of colleagues for inaction

In an interview that aired Wednesday on "Rightside Radio," Marsh was critical of his Republican colleagues, who he said were "under the influence" of the AEA.

Rick Bubba Alabama News
Rick & Bubba's Bussey: Why does the power company need lobbyists?

During a wide-ranging conversation with "1819 News The Podcast" host and 1819 Media president Bryan Dawson, Rick Burgess and Bill "Bubba" Bussey, co-hosts of the "Rick & Bubba Show' weighed in the current political environment in Alabama.

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Strange bedfellows: Alabama Republicans and the new AEA

In 2013, the relationship between the Alabama Republican Party and the Alabama Education Association (AEA), the union representing...

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School choice bill runs into solid wall of opposition in Senate committee

The school choice bill was given a favorable report by the Senate Education Policy Committee on Wednesday, but the bill faced a ferocious...