Louisiana Federation of Teachers gets new leader



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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The interim president of one of Louisiana's two teachers unions is a veteran New Orleans educator.

The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/2asQfZs) 48-year-old Larry Carter also hopes to become full-time president of the Louisiana Federation of Teachers in November.

Former LFT President Steve Monaghan retired after nearly 13 often turbulent years.

Carter is president of the United Teachers of New Orleans, an affiliate of the LFT.

UTNO includes about 600 teachers and other school workers in traditional and public charter schools.

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Information from: The Advocate, http://theadvocate.com

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