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10:09 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Governor Bentley Faces Upset Education Retirees

Governor Robert Bentley addressed the Alabama Education Retirees Association in Montgomery.
Credit http://governor.alabama.gov / Office of the Governor

  Gov. Robert Bentley told retired educators that he signed a bill providing private school tax credits because of the flexibility it gives public schools to try new ideas to improve learning.

Bentley said he knew he would be facing an upset audience Tuesday when he addressed the Alabama Education Retirees Association in Montgomery, but he did it because of his respect for teachers.

Bentley told the retired educators, "Y'all are mad at me. I understand that."

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