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Gov. Kay Ivey’s dismissal of Early Childhood Education secretary brings criticism

BY: - April 25, 2023

Educators and members of the Legislature Monday sharply criticized Barbara Cooper’s forced resignation as Secretary of the Department of Early Childhood Education. Gov. Kay Ivey forced Cooper out on Friday, claiming that the program was using a book with “woke” concepts. An Alabama Reflector review of the book found that it encouraged teachers to be […]