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URGENT: Act Now to Save Local Control of Schools

Act now to preserve local control of schools, or yours could be next! The House of Representatives will soon vote on a bill that radically restructures one school system without...

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EMERGENCY ACTION NEEDED: Tell Lawmakers: Don’t Silence the Voice of Public Employees

Tell lawmakers: Don’t silence the voice of public employees!  In an effort to silence the Louisiana Federation of Teachers and other public sector unions, bills have been introduced to strike...

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ACTION ALERT: Tell Pearson’s Board of Directors to Lift the “Gag Orders” and work with teachers to fix their tests!

Right now—7AM EST on April 25th—the AFT’s chief of staff and one of our researchers are in London working to change the culture of high-stakes standardized testing here in America....

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ACTION ALERT: Tell Lawmakers: Don’t Handcuff Teachers!

Tell lawmakers: Don’t handcuff teachers! Last March, a veteran teacher in Baker, Louisiana was arrested, handcuffed, taken from school in a police car and jailed. Why? An eighth grader ignored...

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TAKE ACTION NOW: Call the Members of the Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Committee before 1:30 PM 4/14/14!

LEADERSHIP ALERT!!! Call the members of the Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Committee before 1:30 P.M. today (April 14, 2014)!! Three bills slated to be heard by the Senate Revenue and...

TAKE ACTION! Join the I Am Committed Club!

TAKE ACTION! Join the I Am Committed Club!

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AFT to host educators’ summit on school discipline: March 21-22 2014

On March 21-22, the AFT will host an educators’ summit on school discipline. The summit will bring together teachers, support personnel, school-based mental health professionals, superintendents and administrators to help...

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ACTION ALERT: Bossier Parish to Gut Dismissal Policy – BPSB Meeting this Thursday!

Bossier Parish to Gut Dismissal Policy – BPSB Meeting this Thursday! Actions speak louder than words. On two separate occasions, you have expressed a willingness to take action and change...

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SURVEY: Children with Chronic Conditions in the School Setting

TAKE SURVEY HERE.  Dear EducatorIf you are a regular education teacher in grades 1-12 in a public school and have taught for at least one year, you are invited to...

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ACTION ALERT: Tell Jindal and White they are wrong about teachers!

Tell Jindal and White they are wrong about teachers! For the second time, a state court has struck down Act 1 of 2012, the so-called “talent act,” because it violates...