Ala. teachers who accept gifts could be breaking the law

12/14/2011 | National Public Radio

Seasonal gifts for teachers and other government workers are limited for the first time this year in Alabama to items of "little intrinsic value," under a ethics law that took effect in March. Some question whether the ban, meant to stamp out corruption in the state, should be applied to public schoolteachers, while others suggest setting a dollar limit on gifts would be less confusing.

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