Politicians to LOVE; Some You Love to Hate

There are politicians in DC who are on the side of parents, teachers, students and the unions that are working to protect the integrity of the public education system. Reps Chris Gibson of NY and Kyrsten Sinema of AZ are sponsoring a bipartisan bill to cut the number of federally mandated tests (14) to less than half. The bill is the Student Testing Improvement and Accountability Act (HR 4172). Both participated in NEA's special tele-town hall on reducing the federal role in testing. 

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Negotiations Update

Our first mediation session has been scheduled for Thursday, August 14th.

We will report whether any progress is made at that time as well as any future scheduled sessions.

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Call for Volunteers on Election Day [7.24.14]

The DFT is supporting the Aug. 5 millage package for the Detroit Public Schools by enlisting at least 200 of our members to work the polls on Election Day. Members will educate voters by disseminating literature and as captains monitoring polls. Please call the DFT at 313-875-3500 to be added to the list.

LFT Leadership = Legislative Success!

Fiercely determined. Strongly protective of public education.

After years of attacks on our teachers and our schools, the Louisiana Federation of Teachers brought the fight to reclaim the promise of public education to the Louisiana Legislature.

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2014-2015 Event Schedule

To view the complete schedule of your General Assembly meetings and upcoming union events for the 2014-2015 school year, click here for a print-friendly download or follow the link below!

2014-2015 Member Event Schedule

Previous Years:

2013-2014 Member Event Schedule

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