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With Gratitude to Teachers This Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving teachers deserve our utmost thanks for all you are doing to educate Connecticut children during the pandemic.

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Stratford Schools Going Fully Remote Into December Thanks to Teacher Advocacy

A day after Stratford teachers held a rally to protest against a plan that would have had students back in school four days a week for in-person learning, the district is changing course and going all remote through December 4, with a plan to return to a hybrid model after that point.

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Board of Ed Rescinds Resignation Request in Victory for Valley Regional-Old Lyme Coach and Community

After an outpouring of community support, the Region 4 School District is rescinding a resignation request it made recently of beloved teacher and coach Tim King.

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Stratford Teachers: Now Is Not the Time to Relax COVID Protocols

Stratford teachers came out in force to demonstrate against a plan that would have students back in school four days a week for in-person learning, even as COVID cases are on the rise.

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As COVID-19 Cases Spike, Education Community Urges State to Shift to All Remote Learning Unless Stronger Protections Are in Place

The Safe and Successful Schools Now report outlines immediate steps necessary to keep students, educators, staff, and communities safe.

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Danbury Teacher Recognized for Decades of Commitment to Public Education

Dr. Lammia Agoora, a teacher at Rogers Park Middle School in Danbury, is one of only 46 teachers from around the country to be selected as a recipient of the California Casualty Award for Teaching Excellence.

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Teachers Speak Out Against Stratford’s Move to More In-Person Learning

On the very first day that Stratford moved from hybrid to four days a week of in-person learning for kindergarteners and first graders a kindergarten class is being forced to go remote until December 1 due to a positive COVID case.

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Celebrating American Education Week

During this American Education Week 2020, whether teaching remotely, in-person, or following a hybrid model, educators are working harder than ever for their students.

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Education Coalition Responds to Misguided State Policy on “Prolonged” Remote Learning

A coalition of unions representing public education employees issued a response to state guidance regarding local school building COVID-19-related closures.

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