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A message from LFT President Steve Monaghan
As the legislature returns to Baton Rouge for the 2014 regular session, let’s assess where we’ve been, where we are, and where we should be going.
In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten discusses "the real retirement crisis": the fact that most Americans lack the essential elements of a secure retirement.
In less than two years, 500,000 teachers, parents and others have used Share My Lesson, posting, downloading and rating classroom lessons and other teaching materials—making it the most sought-after, free online collection of lesson plans and other instructional resources.
Washington, D.C. lobbyists try to silence Louisiana’s public servants
Once again, some Louisiana lawmakers have introduced bills that would prohibit public employees from paying their professional organization dues through payroll deduction.
The AFT, in partnership with the Albert Shanker Institute and the AFT Innovation Fund, is accepting applications for the second annual $25,000 Prize for Solution-Driven Unionism, which honors the most innovative, inspiring examples of collaborative work by our state and local affiliates.