Teachers Hit the Pavement for Colleagues, Children in Need

Braving chilly morning temps, CEA members and their families came out in force today at the 24th annual Eversource Hartford Marathon. Some wore race bibs and running shoes; others staffed concessions booths or served as race monitors—but everyone worked toward the same goal: supporting students and fellow teachers through the Connecticut Education Foundation (CEF).  …

CEA, Teachers, Students, Parents, and Municipalities Take the State to Court to Prevent $557 Million in Education Funding Cuts

The Connecticut Education Association, the city of Torrington, the towns of Brooklyn and Plainfield, as well as teachers, students, and parents in those municipalities are taking the state to court over the loss of millions in education funding. Today, the group filed a lawsuit in Hartford Superior Court seeking an injunction against Governor Malloy’s executive…

New CEA Ad Campaign Puts Students, Teachers, and Public Schools in the Spotlight

Our public schools are filled with teachers who recognize each student’s true potential and provide the encouragement, inspiration, and support to help every student achieve, because every student matters and every teacher matters. That is the core message of a new public awareness advertising campaign sponsored by the Connecticut Education Association and the National Education…

Third Town Joins CEA Injunction Against Implementation of Governor’s Executive Order

The town of Plainfield, as well as teachers and students in the town, have joined the injunction to prevent Governor Malloy from implementing his executive order and cutting $557 million in education funding to cities and towns, jeopardizing the education of students and the resources and financial well-being of the state’s municipalities and their residents.…

Interview With CEA President to Air Sunday on Local Radio Stations

From the state’s failure to pass a budget to CEA’s Holiday Bear program, CEA President Sheila Cohen discusses a wide range of education issues in a radio interview airing this Sunday. Cohen shares CEA’s mission and goals and highlights the many positive ways teachers across Connecticut are impacting their students’ lives. You can quickly create…