LFT President Steve Monaghan has given the news media a report on the Federation's agenda for the 2013 legislative session. To see the presentation in its entirety, please click here.
One of Gov. Bobby Jindal's fiercest critics is coming to Baton Rouge!
If you have ever seen her blog or her Washington Post articles, you know that Diane Ravitch strongly disagrees with Governor Bobby Jindal's approach to education reform. And she has the research and data to back it up!
(December 17, 2012) After hearing arguments in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of controversial new education initiative, a Baton Rouge judge said that he will rule on the case at 1:30 PM Tuesday, December 18.
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.
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.
At their 37th Annual Paraprofessionals and School-Related Personnel Conference in Orlando, PSRPs shared the many ways they go the extra mile, find the additional resource and push that little bit more to ensure that all public school students have safe and welcoming schools and that support staff get the respect they deserve for the work they do every day.
The AFT, the nation's largest union of higher education faculty and staff, launched its national effort to reclaim the promise of higher education during the annual AFT National Higher Education Issues Conference in Baltimore
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.
In the cover story of the new issue of American Educator, Linda Darling-Hammond explains that what will most transform teaching quality—and the profession—is the creation of a larger system that focuses on a collective perspective by supporting teaching and learning through on-the-job evaluation and professional development.
Exempt employees who work at the four Seattle Community College campuses have voted to form their own union through a secret ballot process certified by the Washington State Public Employment Relations Commission.