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Compass Ideas Keep Coming In—Submit Your Ideas!

COMPASS ideas keep coming in… Teachers around Louisiana are responding to the LFT’s call for ideas to improveCOMPASS’ the teacher evaluation system. Here’s a recent comment: Practically all teachers in...

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TAKE ACTION: Share Your Ideas for a fairer, more accurate evaluation

Share your ideas for a fairer, more accurate evaluation! We all know that changes must be made to Louisiana’s teacher evaluation system. But what should those changes look like? How much...

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Take Action Now: Teachers Aren’t Rotten Apples

Time magazine is about to use its cover to blame teachers for every problem in America’s schools. On Monday, Nov. 3, this cover will be in every supermarket checkout line...

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Take Action: Tell Our Leaders: More Teaching, Less Testing

ACTION: Tell our leaders: More teaching. Less testing. End the obsession with testing! Louisiana spends hundreds of millions of dollars on tests that can unfairly and inaccurately compare and label...

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Tell Our Leaders: Put Teaching and Learning First!

Tell our leaders: Put teaching and learning first! “Gotcha” assessments have got to go! Teachers and their students return to school this year under a cloud, with lawsuits and counter-lawsuits...

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TAKE ACTION NOW: Caddo Parish School Board Sick Leave Policy Revisions Against State Law!

  There will be a revised sick leave policy for approval before the Board at its next regularly scheduled meeting. This new policy would require ALL employees to provide a...

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Join the American Federation of Teachers in Taking Action Against Attacks on Public Education by Signing This Pledge!

Join the American Federation of Teachers in Taking Action Against Attacks on Public Education by Signing This Pledge! Our enemy is organized. This is no accident. Corporations and billionaires blame...

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Tell the Caddo Parish School Board to Approve Permanent Salary Increases for ALL Employees!

Tell the Caddo Parish School Board to Approve Permanent Salary Increases for ALL Employees Email your school board member and ask them to vote “YES” on Agenda Item 8.08  – “Permanent...

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Let’s Get Wall Street Out of Public Education!

You probably didn’t know it, but tuition increases, growing student loan debt and tax dollars for public higher education are funding Wall Street profits. In 2012, Wall Street raked in...

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ACTION ALERT: Say NO to SB 636! Preserve Local Control of Schools!

    Act now to save local control of schools! Oppose SB 636!   The vote will likely occur on Wednesday. We have been asked to help encourage teachers and school employees...