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Tag: ALABAMA EDUCATION ASSOCIATION

AEA HQ Alabama News
AEA urges members to demand funding cap in school choice bill

While the state's teachers' union, the Alabama Education Association, publicly claims a "neutral" position on the CHOOSE Act, passed in the House earlier this week, the group is still working behind the scenes to change the legislation.

NEA head Becky Pringle Alabama News
NEA boasts about AEA efforts killing school choice, securing pay raises for teachers and nurses

The president of the National Education Association (NEA) recently praised the Alabama Education Association’s work in the 2023 legislative session, including killing an education savings account bill.

AEA Alabama News
Kristin Landers: The good, the bad and the crazy in Alabama education

As crazy as you thought the state of Alabama could be, it got crazier over the holidays, particularly in the education sector. The few states ranked below us in education must be pleased. 

Education Freedom Alabama News
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.

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.

K Ford Dekalb Teacher Alabama News
DeKalb County substitute teacher arrested for inappropriate contact with student; Second in week

Another Teacher Arrested for Sexual Conduct with Student.

James Lindsay Alabama News
Dr. James Lindsay says Alabama not immune from the 'Marxification of education' — 'It's everywhere'

Since the COVID-19 pandemic forced students to be schooled virtually at home, more and more parents are concerned about their children being indoctrinated by left-wing, “woke” ideologies, something that Dr. James Lindsay refers to as the “Marxification of education.”

ALGOP, alabama republican party Alabama News
ALGOP to vote on rule change Saturday to ban AEA, NEA contributions for state and county school boards, superintendents

The Alabama Republican Party on Saturday will vote to ban campaign contributions from National Education Association and the Alabama Education Association for its school board and superintendent candidates.

ALGOP Chairman John Wahl Alabama News
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.

ALGOP Chairman John Wahl Alabama News
ALGOP chair Wahl: Party 'looking into' curbing AEA influence on legislative Republicans — 'You can't have a liberal education union bragging about how they accomplished everything they wanted'

Last month, the Alabama Education Association (AEA), the labor union for Alabama's public K-12 school teachers, claimed victories defeating school choice and a handful of tax cut measures during the 2023 legislative session.

AL Education Association AEA Lon Worley Alabama News
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.

Tommy Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville camp blasts Democrat outrage over comments about failing inner-city schools — 'Effort to start another media feeding frenzy by misconstruing something Coach said'

Following outrage from Alabama Democratic leaders and organizations over his comments about failing inner-city schools, U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville clarified his remarks while doubling down on his original point.

Will Ainsworth Alabama News
Ainsworth: AEA is trying to kill the grocery tax reduction legislation

According to Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth, the Alabama Education Association was working to kill an effort to reduce the state's share of the burden of the grocery tax on consumers.

APCO Matrix Alabama News
Contract shows Alabama Power paid Matrix $124,000 a month for political consulting services — Tasked with maintaining ‘ongoing direct relations’ with AEA, AFL-CIO

In 2018, Alabama power signed a contract with Matrix LLC in which it agreed to pay the political consulting firm $124,000 per month for their services, including “external relations” with controversial groups like the Alabama Education Association.

AEA Alabama News
Stantis: The AEA is spoiling Alabama's educational freedom

Amid a push for school choice, the Alabama Education Association continues to throw money at members of the Alabama Legislature.

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AEA drops $1.5 million on state politics this election cycle – Republicans beneficiaries over Democrats by a 2-to-1 margin

Just in this last election cycle, Jan. 1, 2019, until present, AEA has contributed $1,535,625.79 to candidates, lawmakers and BOE members across the state.

NEA EDUCATION SCHOOL TEACHERS Alabama News
Teachers' Unions: How AEA-parent organization NEA gained political clout to promote radical ideologies in American public education

Teachers' unions have long been controversial in the United States, especially now, as polarizing discussions about public education in America are front and center.

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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...