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(Baton Rouge – December 13, 2013) The postponement of today’s planned Minimum Foundation Program Task Force was handled in a “statesmanlike manner,” according to Louisiana Federation of Teachers President Steve Monaghan.
Reacting to an avalanche of complaints from the LFT, parents, school boards and others, the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education voted to stagger the implementation of Common Core standards, which will now not go into full effect until the 2025 school year. Previously, Common Core was slated to be fully operational by 2016.
Welcome to the 2013-14 school year! The Louisiana Federation of Teachers wants to make sure that you get off to a successful start.
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Best known as the person who returned order and safety to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, retired Army Lt. General Russel Honoré will deliver the keynote address at the 50th annual Louisiana Federation of Teachers’ convention in Alexandria on Monday, November 25.
We can turn our attention from destructive policies and refocus on the importance of an excellent public education for all.Please click here to learn more and help the Louisiana Federation of Teachers explain to our leaders what reclaiming the promise of public education means!