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Through the signing of an Executive Order Thursday, Governor John Bel Edwards established an advisory council on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) - the new, bipartisan law that recently reauthorized the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Louisiana Association of Educators President Debbie Meaux and Louisiana Federation of Teachers Chief of Staff Marcus Fontenot joined the governor as he made the order official.
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Assistance for AFT+ Member Benefits Program Participants Impacted by Louisiana Storms and Flooding
Let us know how you’re doing! The Louisiana Federation of Teachers wants to hear from members who have been affected by the recent floods.
Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you as we fight to recover from this disaster. This Web page includes links to sites that can help, including a form for LFT members to complete. It will help us assess the needs of our brothers and sisters. We have put together a resource page for our members as they begin to begin to identify needs and next steps.
AFT President Randi Weingarten on July 18 delivered a forceful case for Hillary Clinton, while hailing the 100-year-old union as a vehicle empowering our more than 1.6 million workers at the bargaining table and the ballot box.
The Michigan House of Representatives, ignoring fierce opposition from the Democratic minority, passed a dead-of-night financial aid package for Detroit Public Schools that had been twisted into a partisan screed against Detroit teachers and school employees.