Teachers frequently need outside funding to innovate and address equity, purchase classroom resources, and engage in meaningful professional development. The NEA Foundation has grants available to current NEA members to help.
September saw multiple incidents of vandalism in schools around Connecticut attributed to a challenge circulating on TikTok. October’s new, potentially violent challenge is “Slap a Teacher,” and a list of future challenges that are harmful to students and teachers and disruptive to schools is circulating online.
Millions of Americans miss out on the opportunity to vote every year because they don’t meet deadlines or don’t know how to register. National Voter Registration Day attempts to right this wrong and make sure every person who is eligible to vote and wants to do so is registered.
Beginning today, public school staff members who are not fully vaccinated must submit to weekly testing unless they qualify for a temporary waiver on the basis of having had COVID-19 within the prior 90 days. Please note that educators hired before Sept. 27 who choose weekly testing over vaccination do not have to apply for…