AEA Executive Secretary Henry Mabry

Alabama-Education Fight
9:17 pm
Sat April 27, 2013

In Ala., GOP Dictates New Landscape For Education

AEA's new leader Henry Mabry now fight's an uphill battle on education since Republicans won a supermajority in the House and Senate in 2010.
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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.

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.

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AEA Removed
3:44 pm
Wed March 13, 2013

Committee Says Remove AEA Chief From Pension Board

A bill in the Ala. Senate seeks to remove AEA Executive Secretary Henry Mabry from the Teachers Retirement System board.
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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.

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