AEA Executive Secretary Henry Mabry http://apr.org en In Ala., GOP Dictates New Landscape For Education http://apr.org/post/ala-gop-dictates-new-landscape-education <p></p><p></p><p>The Alabama Education Association was once the unquestioned power in the Alabama statehouse. But that's changed since Republicans won a supermajority in the House and Senate in 2010.</p><p>Lawmakers around the country have made significant changes to teacher tenure, expanded charter schools and introduced different versions of voucher programs. But in Alabama, these kinds of changes have been part of a political upheaval not seen in most states.</p> Sun, 28 Apr 2013 02:17:15 +0000 The Associated Press 29340 at http://apr.org In Ala., GOP Dictates New Landscape For Education Committee Says Remove AEA Chief From Pension Board http://apr.org/post/committee-says-remove-aea-chief-pension-board <P>A state Senate committee has voted to remove the executive secretary of the Alabama Education Association from the board that oversees the state pension system for education employees.</P> <P>The Senate Education Committee voted 4-3 Wednesday to approve the bill by Republican Sen. Gerald Allen of Tuscaloosa. His bill removes AEA Executive Secretary Henry Mabry and one school support employee from the Teachers Retirement System board and replaces them with two members elected by higher education employees. Wed, 13 Mar 2013 20:44:33 +0000 The Associated Press 26636 at http://apr.org Committee Says Remove AEA Chief From Pension Board