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(Covington – October 20, 2016) Nearly 200 teachers and school employees met Tuesday night to unanimously approve a new contract between the St. Tammany Federation of Teachers and School Employees and the parish school board.
Responding to a column in The Advocate, LFT Interim President Larry Carter made it clear that the Federation supports the idea of a year-long residency for new teachers, but has concerns about the plan approved by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education.
(Baton Rouge – October 5, 2016) Louisiana Federation of Teachers Interim President Larry Carter has been named to Governor John Bel Edwards’ advisory panel on the Every Student Succeeds Act, a federal education law aimed at improving student performance in public schools.
JFT General Membership Meeting - Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Seafarers' Hall, 6:30 p.m.
Please plan to attend this meeting to hear the latest updates from JFT. All JFT members are invited to attend.
Here's the latest edition of the JFT Teacher/PSRP Newsletter:
The Louisiana Federation of Teachers is urging voters to support Constitutional Amendment #3, an important part of the state legislature’s effort to fix the budget, when they go to the polls on November 8.