Facts Speak for Themselves: Agreement Outlines Unique Student Data Required

“CCER should apologize to the students and parents of Hamden for obtaining specific student information without their knowledge or approval,” said CEA’s Executive Director Mark Waxenberg. “CCER should also assure all Connecticut parents that in the future CCER will not attempt to gain access to and ownership of student records and information without parental knowledge…

Enormous Student Data Disclosure Threatens Student Privacy

The Hamden School District’s disclosure of personally identifiable student data—without the knowledge of parents or students—to an education industry group should be a lightning rod for legislative action on HB 7017, An Act Concerning Student Data Privacy. “School districts must safeguard children’s privacy, and they should never leave students and families in the dark when…

Bold Action on Excessive Testing Shows Teachers’ Commitment to Children

Teacher leaders from across the state took decisive action today to strengthen the organization’s position on the right of parents to opt their children out of high-stakes standardized tests and re-elect CEA President Sheila Cohen and Vice President Jeff Leake overwhelmingly. The motion on opting out was unanimously adopted by teachers who were delegates to…