Teachers in Farmington Successfully Organize to Prevent Concessions

Organizing can be more difficult when members can’t meet face-to-face with each other, or with town officials, but that’s not stopping teachers around the state. Farmington Education Association (FEA) members are a recent example of what’s possible when teachers commit to working together. Thanks to teachers in Farmington and the community of parents and residents…

With Distance Learning Now Continuing Into June, Governor Discusses Plans for Safe Return to School

Keeping school buildings closed for the academic year “breaks my heart,” Governor Lamont said at a press conference this afternoon. However, despite the governor’s hope that students might be able to return to school for a few weeks, after hearing from superintendents, parents, and teachers, he concluded “this was no time to take that risk.”…

Teachers Sending Positive Thoughts to Rep. Hayes & Family After Husband Tests Positive for COVID-19

CEA members are sending well wishes to the family of Congresswoman Jahana Hayes today after she announced that her husband, a Waterbury police detective, has tested postive for COVID-19. In a statement, Hayes said that her husband “seems to be healthy and asymptomatic” and that she has tested negative. “Out of an abundance of caution,…