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JFT General Membership Meeting - October 8, 2014
Seafarers' Hall, 6:00 p.m.
Nominations for delegates to the LFT Convention will take place at this meeting.
Professional Development Workshops have been scheduled for October, 2014. Please check out the opportunities on the attached list. If you would like to attend any of the workshops, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please urge your family, friends and neighbors to vote on Tuesday, November 4th!!
Following the tumultuous September 29 hearing by the House Appropriations Committee, the State Office of Group Benefits issued a press release outlining some changes in OGB’s procedure for implementing new health insurance plans.
Louisiana spends hundreds of millions of dollars on tests that can unfairly and inaccurately compare and label our children, our teachers and our schools.
An “apples-to-apples” comparison is impossible and it shouldn’t be the goal of education. Our focus should be on deciding what our children need to know and on instruction. The purpose of testing should be to learn if children know what they should to be successful in life.
November 2014 Elections are coming....
The Jefferson Federation of Teachers Committee on Political Education, better known as COPE, is the nonpartisan political arm of the union. The purpose of JFT/COPE is to educate our members on the important issues which affect public education.
Contributions to candidates such as monetary donations and/or informational mailings are paid through the voluntary contributions of the COPE members. JFT DUES MONEY IS NOT USED FOR POLITICAL ACTION ACTIVITIES.