The Black and Puerto Rican Caucus heard from CEA members about the need to pass legislation that keeps classrooms safe from disruptive behaviors and protect against mold and weather- related problems; also addressed was the need to recruit more minority teachers. Read more and watch testimony.
The governor’s new budget focuses on teacher pensions, education funding, and a damaging cost shift proposal. Read more.
Take the time to let legislators know what’s happening in your classroom and why they must act to protect students and teachers from aggressive and disruptive student behavior.
From being attacked with a knife to being stabbed with a pencil, threatened with scissors and punched in the face—teachers shared their shocking stories of violent student behavior with legislators. Watch their emotional stories and read testimony submitted by hundreds of teachers.
Click here to enter the CEA Public Relations Award Competition and let your local and your members shine. Deadline is Feb. 28.
Five General Assembly seats are up for grabs in the February 26 special election. Find out if there is an election in your town, and check out CEA’s Legislator Report Card to find out where the candidates stand on the issues important to you.
Governor Lamont will unveil his budget plan next Wednesday. This week, CEA joined other labor unions in a press conference calling on the governor to create a budget that works for all of us. Read story on blogcea.org.
Teachers in Oregon are sharing their stories about the conditions they and their students are facing in classrooms. Watch their compelling stories about the disruptions they face daily.
Waterbury teacher and 2016 National Teacher of the Year Jahana Hayes was appointed to the House Education and Labor Commission. Watch video and hear what she has to say about being on this important committee.
Enter the CEA Public Relations Awards and let your local and your members shine.